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Digest May Changmai

eating in chiang mai

Simon Farrell-Green has recently come back from a week’s eating in Chiang Mai and this is his pick of four things to eat.

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Digest May Tropical

tropical treats

Our intrepid correspondent, nutritionist Sarah Ley, attends a fruit tasting in Far North Queensland. With an afternoon to spare at Cape Tribulation in Far North Queensland, our travels were more than rewarded when we happened upon a tropical fruit tasting.

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Digeset May Foodtourism

thoughts on food tourism

With F.A.W.C! winter series approaching in June, Greig Buckley has some thoughts on the importance of food tourism – and our role as food writers in it. It’s November 2015 and we crest the Titiokura Saddle at 708 metres on the Napier-Taupo road and there ahead is the bountiful Hawke’s Bay, spread out before us.

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notes from the open mic night

Practical Notes on Plagiarism and Copyright by Lauraine Jacobs Definitions: A plagiarist is one who takes and uses as one’s own the thoughts, writings, inventions etc of another person: Or to copy literary work or ideas improperly or without acknowledgement. Copyright is an exclusive right given to the originator for a fixed number of years, for his/her work. Notes: • […]

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an indian excursion

A whirlwind trip to India with the patrons of the Auckland Writers Festival takes in a charming hotel, a couple of modern Indian cookbooks – and Bolliwood hysteria.

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what I’m cooking

Late-summer, low-maintenance salads have been the order of the day at my house lately. From an easy caprese with tomatoes and basil from the garden, to raw grated courgette with good-quality olive oil and parmesan and herbs, to roasted kumara

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one great meal

The Cult Project is William Cook and Carlo Buenaventura, who are two fine young chefs with impressive CVs – they’ve cooked for Orphans Kitchen, the Matterhorn and the Town Mouse, among other places. Buenaventura is originally from the Phillipines and Cook is from Britain. Together, they’re running a popup dinner twice a week, starting this week, with a menu that […]

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Tui Flower turns 90

Good food and a simple New Zealand life are the ingredients Tui Flower credits with achieving 90 great years on planet earth. Friends, family and food writers joined Tui to celebrate her 90th birthday at the end of 2015: it was a time for everyone to reflect on Tui’s achievements and relive some of the great experiences shared with her.

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