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    Remembering Tui Flower

    The legendary Tui Flower, who played such a huge part in creating a New Zealand food culture and was the founding chair and a lifetime member of Food Writers New Zealand, passed away on 15 August. Tui influenced at least one generation of New Zealand cooks and homemakers, if not several, and led the way in food writing becoming a […]

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  • Giving

    the spirit of giving

    A community spirited event in Wellington brought food lovers together for a great cause, reports Julie Treanor. The act of sharing food is so often an act of love, appreciation and friendship. This was the essence of The Giving Table event which was held in Wellington in early November. It was a community dinner for WWGSD (also known as Women […]

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  • Olympic

    olympic triumph

    A very Kiwi menu of salmon, lamb and a South-Pacific-inspired mango and cream mousse with ginger cake saw the NZ Anchor Food Professionals team win silver in the 2016 Culinary Olympics

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    NZ Food Producer Awards

    The newly launched NZ Food Producer Awards aim to celebrate our country’s best products, from the land to the sea. Categories include Dairy; Earth; Water; and Paddock, and both primary producers and value-added producers will be recognised. The most impressive producer will be named NZ Life & Leisure Outstanding NZ Food Producer of the Year, and will receive a feature […]

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  • Books

    books by cooks

    Two lovely books by members have recently been published – hunt out Judith Cullen’s Dunedin Fonebook and Margaret Brooker’s At The Beach – while Bloody Good Baking includes recipes by other members and raises funds for an excellent cause.

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  • Cheese

    a month of cheese

    October is New Zealand Cheese Month, and to kick off the month a number of lucky Food Writers New Zealand members headed off on a Meet Your Makers road-trip. Goode PR’s Ella Jullienne went along for the ride

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