Spudtacular Dressings  

Words Harriet Boucher, Images Ashlee Decaires My grandparents are keen gardeners and have an impressive patch of baby potatoes. Having their home-grown potatoes each Christmas has inspired me to create a variety of dressings to be enjoyed throughout the summer. Not everyone is a gardener though, so these recipes have been based on a 1.5kg […]

It’s Time to Party

  Words Vicki Ravlich Horan “There is a real appetite for people to get together and party,” says Lisa Quarrie. I’m sitting with Lisa and Marie Corkill to talk about the trends they are seeing in events at the moment. Marie owns Royal Laboratorie and offers a boutique alternative to the event hire and design […]

Chicken Picata

Don’t Be Chicken Have you ever looked at the price of two chicken breasts and compared these to the price of a whole chicken? More often than not the price is very similar but just think, when you buy a whole bird, you get the two breasts and more. In these times it pays to […]

A Good Story

  “Both of our families are full of storytellers,” says Bridie Osborne, who along with husband Kane owns and runs Storyteller Bar and Eatery in Te Awamutu. “My Dad in particular is known around the community as liking a good yarn. My whole experience of growing up was sitting around a table with good food […]

Modern-Day Classics by Bevan Smith

Words by Vicki Ravlich-Horan I must confess, I am a big fan of Bevan Smith. I love Riverstone Kitchen – the ethos and the food. I have all of Bevan’s previous cookbooks, so when asked if I wanted a copy of his latest, Modern-Day Classics, I was quick to say yes. I know, it’s a […]

Market Regulars

Sometimes when Heather Taylor serves dinner at home, she’ll say to her husband John, “Everything on the plate is from the farmers’ market.” It could be fish, baby carrots, beans, broccoli and potatoes, and it sounds as pretty as a picture. Heather is a regular at Cambridge Farmers’ Market. She shops each Saturday for the […]

Food Memories with our Mums

  Words by Harriet Boucher Here at Nourish, food is celebrated, loved and deeply rooted in a lot of our memories. In anticipation of Mother’s Day, I asked our contributors for a food memory with their Mum’s, along with a special image to share. My most common response was “I’m always the one taking the […]

Life’s a Brunch

Recipes and images by Fiona Hugues How I do love to attend a brunch soiree, as it leaves the rest of the day to do great things, undoubtedly fuelled by drinking bubbles at breakfast time. Hosting an early gathering is, however, the cause of much anxiety and heart palpitations among most, and there’s a few […]

Urban Homes

Words Denise Irvine, Images Ashlee DeCaires One of the pleasures of the job for Urban Homes co-founder Daniel Klinkenberg is attending handovers, the occasions when clients accept the keys to their new masterpiece. There’s typically a bottle of bubbly and smiles all round. Says Daniel: “I love to see a project completed; a good result […]

Nourish Pink Ribbon Breakfasts

With the wonderful support of Lexus of Hamilton and Lexus of Tauranga we are putting on two fantastic breakfasts to raise money for Pink Ribbon.  We’ll have awesome spot prizes on the day as well as some fabulous raffle prizes. Click on the link below to buy tickets The Hamilton event on May 24th  – […]