Digest

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

Christmas Party

Let’s celebrate the silly season in style at the fabulous Kitchen Things Luxury Collection showroom in Newmarket. Nibbles and beverages will be provided

New Zealand Food Writers Conference

The 30 Year Ferment

Food Writers New Zealand, founded as the New Zealand Guild of Food Writers in 1988, celebrates its 30th year with a one-day conference full of great food stories, wisdom and learning. We’ll be taking a look back to the early years of the Guild, and looking forward to the future of food and food communicators.

President’s Dinner

Enjoy a superb four-course dinner with matching wines, plus welcome canapés. A great way to get into networking mode for our 30th Anniversary conference.

Feasting in Hoi An

Kate Underwood recently spent a deliciously rewarding holiday in Vietnam. She shares her six top Hoi An food experiences here (pictured left to right above). I managed to average about one Banh Mi per day in Hoi An, and Madam Khanh – Banh Mi Queen served  some of the best and most popular in town. The ‘mixed’ or Thap … Continue reading Feasting in Hoi An

Mid Winter Feast

A number of our members gathered in Auckland this week for a deliciously memorable mid-winter feast, as Michelle Jones reports.  Venturing out on a Monday night in winter might usually take some arm-twisting, but with the enticement of Mikey Newland’s take on a traditional roast dinner, we had a fantastic turnout at our Mid-Winter Feast at Ampersand.  … Continue reading Mid Winter Feast

Five questions for… helen leach

  Dunedin’s Helen Leach is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Otago, with a particular interest in food anthropology. She’s authored more than 20 books, and in the recent Queens Birthday Honours was made an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit in recognition of her services to culinary anthropology. Have you had any particularly … Continue reading Five questions for… helen leach

May Food Market 2018

The May Food Writers Market is always a highlight in our calendar, and this year was no exception. Catherine Milford was there. With a new venue, a fine forecast and several new names on the list of exhibitors, the Food Writers New Zealand 2018 May Market Day looked set to be the most successful market … Continue reading May Food Market 2018

Mid Winter Feast

A number of our members gathered in Auckland this week for a deliciously memorable mid-winter feast, as Michelle Jones reports.  Venturing out on a Monday night in winter might usually take some arm-twisting, but with the enticement of Mikey Newland’s take on a traditional roast dinner, we had a fantastic turnout at our Mid-Winter Feast at Ampersand.  … Continue reading Mid Winter Feast