The luck of the Irish

The skies might have been grey overhead, but the stars of Ireland’s food scene (including a transplanted Kiwi) shone brightly when Lauraine Jacobs visited recently. While reviewing Massimo Bottura’s book, Bread is Gold (about the restaurant he established in Milan to use food waste from the 2016 Expo to feed the city’s hungry) I spied Jessica … Continue reading The luck of the Irish

Five questions: Manja Wachsmuth

Manja Wachsmuth is a Danish-born, Auckland-based photographer who specialises in shooting food. Luckily (and maybe not surprisingly), she loves eating great food shoot lunches (and food shoot leftovers for dinner). She can often be seen trying to work it all off, biking around Auckland Copenhagen-style with her two boys in tow. Most recently, she’s been … Continue reading Five questions: Manja Wachsmuth

Tasting Australia

Alexia Santamaria knew very little about the Adelaide food scene before being invited to attend Tasting Australia earlier this year. She tells us why she’s glad she took the opportunity to learn. Tasting Australia is an annual event; a celebration of the food and drink of South Australia. The 2019 festival consisted of 100 events, … Continue reading Tasting Australia

What I’m cooking: Asher Regan

What I’m cooking: Asher Regan Wellingtonian Asher Regan has had a keen interest in food from an early age, largely fuelled by his Nana’s bagels, chopped liver and fluffy jelly. As a teenager, Asher began washing dishes after school at a local Taiwanese restaurant then left school at 17 to open the Kia-Ora Coffee Lounge … Continue reading What I’m cooking: Asher Regan

Five questions: Sarah Tuck

Five questions: Sarah Tuck Sarah Tuck is a food writer, photographer and stylist – and the newly appointed editor of Dish magazine. Sarah has been contributing to a variety of publications for the last five years and published her first book, ‘Coming Unstuck’, in 2017. When she isn’t working, Sarah can usually be found hosting drinks and … Continue reading Five questions: Sarah Tuck

Allpress Coffee Event

Allpress Coffee Event Greig Buckley reports on the Food Writers’ event at Allpress Roastery We are a country of coffee lovers, with high expectations…   New Zealand is ranked the 13th highest consumer of coffee in the world. Higher than the USA and Australia. We drink on average 2.5 cups per week and according to a … Continue reading Allpress Coffee Event