BOP & Waikato regions top fruit and vegetable variety poll

  Waikato and BOP residents eat the widest variety of vegetables with their dinner, according to a recent 5+ A Day survey. Figures from the survey show 65 per cent of all Kiwis have two to three different types of vegetables at dinner, with residents of the upper North Island (excluding Auckland) topping the variety stakes. Thirty-six…

What’s the Buzz with Fermented Foods?

By Deborah Murtagh (www.healthykitchen.co.nz) What’s missing from today’s food supply that our healthier ancestors consumed? What if I told you that within minutes you could preserve vegetables, fruits and herbal condiments without the use of sugar and excessive amounts of salt, all while turning your produce into a health food so powerful it rivals expensive…