Digest

Here are some recent articles from our member newsletter, Digest.

Domestic Travel: Wairarapa

Golden autumn colours and crisp mornings light up the Wairarapa’s wide open landscape and big skies, welcoming unlocked travellers for some culinary adventures. Local Sue McLeary lists her favourites for anyone heading to this beautiful part of the country. Moy Hall is Martinborough village’s newest winery lunch restaurant, owned by winemaker Phill and Carolyn McArthur and … Continue reading Domestic Travel: Wairarapa

What I’m cooking: Genie De Wit

Genie De Wit is a graphic designer, food blogger, food stylist and food photographer now based in Whanganui. Growing up alongside her family’s takeaway businesses, she has a deep respect for small local operators. Her blog, Bunny Eats Design, is celebrating its first decade this year. My husband and I, and our rabbits, moved from Auckland … Continue reading What I’m cooking: Genie De Wit

Eating NZ: Hawke’s Bay

Michelle Jones hits the road to explore Hawke’s Bay, using recommendations from locals, friends and people she meets to decide her travel destiny. If you’re planning to explore Hawke’s Bay, don’t be surprised if the road trip there ends up taking all day. When you’re not in a hurry coffee, lunch and loo stops, together with the … Continue reading Eating NZ: Hawke’s Bay

School holiday survival tips

Given that we’ve spent A LOT of time at home in the last few months, people with children may be having mixed feelings about the school holidays starting next week. If you’re facing two weeks of juggling parenting and work (“I’m bored”, “I’m hungry”, “I need some money”), these real-life tips from Food Writers NZ members … Continue reading School holiday survival tips

My Matariki: Jane Rangiwahia

Auckland food writer and stylist Jane Rangiwahia shares her understanding of Matariki – and a recipe based on traditional rewana bread. Despite my surname, I didn’t grow up in Te Ao Māori. As an adult, I have become more aware and involved in Te Ao Māori through working at the University of Auckland, in Ngā … Continue reading My Matariki: Jane Rangiwahia

Five questions: Kathy Paterson

Kathy Paterson is a cookbook author, recipe developer, food stylist, self-taught photographer and ex President of Food Writers New Zealand. She has been a regular contributor to some of New Zealand’s best loved publications for many years. What are your first memories of being really interested in food?From a very early age, sitting on the bench watching … Continue reading Five questions: Kathy Paterson