CUT THE CUP

Words VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images BRYDIE THOMPSON Remember the good old supermarket plastic bag? Low cost and super convenient. Oh, but yeah, that’s right, they weren’t that good for the environment. New Zealanders used 1.6 billion single-use plastic bags a year. Most were used not only once but for an average of just 12 minutes […]

BARISTA BREWS AT HOME

Words KATE UNDERWOOD | Images BRYDIE THOMPSON Making barista-style, espresso coffee at home can be a combination of intimidating, empowering and unavoidably messy. But one thing is for sure, the more you know, the better you’ll brew. Chances are, either you, or someone you know, has an espresso machine sitting proudly on the kitchen bench. […]