Roasted Black Doris Plum, Cinnamon Waffles and Dukkha Praline

Recipe Harriet Boucher, Images Ashlee Decaires One way to win over mum is to whip these up for a breakfast-in-bed treat! You can make the plums well in advance if they are bountiful. Warm them up before serving if they aren’t fresh out of the oven. The dukkha praline adds a nutty, sweet but savoury […]

Turkish Nduja Bowl

Recipes and Images Fiona Hugues I especially love this fast simple dish when you’re a little dusty from the night before and need something to line your stomach and give yourself a wee pep up. Cooling herb yoghurt topped with saucy eggs and a jazzy melted nduja butter situation with lots of toast to mop […]

What’s New Downtown

A flurry of great new eateries in Downtown Tauranga continue to add to the city centre’s vibrancy. Tauranga Food Co-Op On a mission to make healthy food accessible without loads of plastic, the Tauranga Food Co-Op recently opened a store in Piccadilly Arcade. A not-for-profit organisation, the Tauranga Food Co-Op is mostly run by passionate […]

Christmas French Toast with a Fresh Strawberry Compote and Maple Syrup

By Unna Burch The Forest Cantina   Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes   For the compote  450g strawberries 1/4 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon cornflour For the French toast  6 Otaika Valley Free-Range Eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 cup cream 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 […]