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By: Nourish Magazine  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Dream Destination

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By Karen McNally One of the coolest things about working for Nourish is that from time to time we get the opportunity to meet some really interesting people in the food & wine industry.  This week I was lucky enough to be invited by Poppies Book Store, Mt Maunganui to meet the fabulous Michael Cooper.  [..]

If you haven’t been to the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival before, 2012 is the year to go!  Melbourne is truly Australia’s gourmet capital and always a dream destination for any foodie.  This year you have the chance, to discover the delights Melbourne has to offer, while it celebrates 20 years of an amazing festival [..]

Last week Nourish celebrated our first birthday in conjunction with the launch of BMWs new 1 Series car.  Guests were treated to a gorgeous menu of local food and at the end some very special cupcakes. The cupcakes, over 200 of them, were lovingly made by a couple of entrepreneurial teenagers, Holly and Liam. With loads [..]

I cooked this beautiful spring tart this weekend at the Royal A&P Show in Hamilton.  Nourish had a fabulous stand in the Feast Waikato area bringing together some of our wonderful local businesses.  We had everything from bread, and fresh asparagus to beautiful cheese, Nashi juice, Honey from Sweetree, gorgeous flowers from Bespoke, The Green [..]

Last night Karen & I were very lucky to have VIP tickets to the opening of Taste of New Zealand, which is on for the next three days in Auckland.  Victoria Park has been transformed into a vibrant  village of  of over 140 artisan food producers, wineries, pop-up bars, and top  restaurants from around the [..]

Despite decades of globe-trotting, DJ Connell still calls New Zealand home.   She is back in her hometown of Hamilton visiting family and friends and made time to promote her latest book “Sherry Cracker Gets Normal” at local boutique bookstore Poppies Hamilton in Casabella  Lane.  A massive 50 people crammed intoPoppies to meet the fabulous Dianne [..]

On Saturday its Puketaha Schools spring fair. Karen’s (the newest member of the Nourish family) son, Liam and his friend Max were very entrepreneurial and found a local orchard who kindly donated 100 odd apples. So today we turned Karen’s kitchen into Toffee Apple HQ. I must admit this was my first attempt at toffee [..]

Yesterday I went along to my first Tarnished Frocks and Divas show.  Those of you not from Tauranga will be wondering what the heck this is?  Those of you from the Bay will be saying “where have I been?” And they will be right! What began with a group of women wanting to celebrate life after [..]

Last night Conscious Consumers launched in the Waikato.  Waikato is the third region in New Zealand that you will find the “Scout” like badges popping up on cafe windows. With 9 badges in total, each representing a different environmetal practice, cafe goers will now know which cafes are actively reducing waste or supporting fair trade. Loue Belle [..]

Five spiced duck with a simple plum sauce, followed by grilled pineapple with basil and lime sugar were on the menu last night at Kitchen Things on Maui St, Te Rapa.  Nadia Lim, 2011 Masterchef winner, was there courtesy of Fisher and Paykel cooking up a storm for some of Hamiltons top Kitchen designers. The [..]

Keywords: Dream Destination

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