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

A taste of Persia

Carolyn Lister reports back from an adventure into Persian cooking in Christchurch.  As a single parent I’ve had a number of years focussed on my 14 year old twins. I promised myself this year I would dedicate some more time to ‘me’ activities now they are old enough to be left home alone. In late February … Continue reading A taste of Persia

Eating away: Chatham Islands

Lynda Hallinan wishes she could turn back time, even if only for five weeks. If a week is a long time in politics, it must feel like a lifetime for our devastated tourism and hospitality sectors. Just last month I spent a week on the Chatham Islands, admiring the unique plant life while eating my … Continue reading Eating away: Chatham Islands