As I write this, over two tonnes of New Zealand cheese varieties are being plugged, sniffed, fingered, bent, chewed and judged by eight overseas cheese experts as well as 26 local specialists. Australian-based Master Judge Russell Smith believes it provides an incredible opportunity to showcase New Zealand to the world.
The 2017 New Zealand Champions of Cheese Awards has attracted more than 350 entries across 23 categories.
2015 Methode Traditionelle
Just released. Sparkling summer fun — the perfect companion for canapés, starters, mains and desserts.
Cuisine Good Food Awards 2016 New Zealand's best restaurants and hat rating.
The best in New Zealand's restaurant scene have been announced, with stalwart The French Cafe ending up on top.
Jan Bilton also visited: The Waikato ‘Tino Reka te Kai Challenge’, Vineyard restaurants in Marlborough, Hectors Restaurant at Heritage Auckland, Zealong Tea House in Hamilton, Rata in Queenstown, The Sugar Club in Auckland, The Food Truck Garage in Auckland, Floriditas in Wellington and Herzog Winery, Restaurant & Bistro in Marlborough.