CHAR KWAY TEOW

Recipe & image: Madam Woo Serves 2 Ingredients for the noodle sauce: ½ cup dark soy sauce 2 tbsp oyster sauce 2 tbsp light soy sauce Ingredients for the pork lard: 100g finely diced pork fat (3 cm diced) ¼ cup canola oil Ingredients for the noodles: 2 tbsp pork lard oil 180g rice noodle…

Starting Out

Words: Josie Evans | Photography: Brydie Thompson In this our regular series, where Josie from Excelso interviews a local doing great things, we meet Rachel Miles, a past Excelso team member who has taken the plunge and gone into business for herself with Willow Espresso, a coffee bar in The Cottage on Second Ave in…

Tauranga Farmers’ Market

Words: Denise Irvine | Photography: Alex Spodyneiko In the summer of 2005, someone told me about the fledgling Tauranga Farmers’ Market. It was described as a handful of produce stalls on Arundel Street and my informant was a bit dismissive. She said there really wasn’t a lot to choose from. The market—which had started two…

Elizabeth’s Reign Secure

Words: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Brydie Thompson Tauranga, you can now get Henry & Ted’s famous scones without having to drive to Papamoa East. George Gibson and Connie Richards recently took over the reins of Elizabeth Cafe & Larder, adding to their successful and growing empire of cafes. “It was just too good an opportunity…