Fennel is fabulous

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Adam Jory, Operations Manager at Woodhaven Gardens, Levin, in a field of fennel. Read more about 'Fennel is fabulous'...

New Kale 'Easy meals with vegetables' card

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Kale – the latest in the ‘Easy meals with vegetables’ series has been released and is available to download here. Read more about 'New Kale 'Easy meals with vegetables' card'...

Growing cucumbers.

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Hi, Join us in Kaipara where we visit Robert Lindsay and see a cucumber growing operation. Click on the video below.

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Peas please

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Peas are one of the oldest known vegetables. For many centuries only dried peas were used in dishes such as pea and ham soup. Read more about 'Peas please'...

Asian greens

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Meet Pukekohe grower Allan Fong, and join him on a tour of growing and harvesting Asian vegetables [click here for the video]. Read more about 'Asian greens'...

New Zealand melons are in season

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New Zealand grown melons are available now. Read more about 'New Zealand melons are in season'...

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Culinary Professionals

Teacher resources

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In the New Zealand school curriculum, it’s expected that all children will have had the opportunity to learn practical cooking skills by the end of Year 8. Read more about 'Teacher resources'...

Fermented foods and beverages


Fermented foods and beverages are becoming more popular. However, they have been part of the human diet for centuries and were initially produced as a way to preserve foods, improve... Read more about 'Fermented foods and beverages'...

Professional Develpment Sessions

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Upcoming dates for 2021 Professional Development days Read more about 'Professional Develpment Sessions'...

Mis en place

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Mise en place – the French term for preparing ingredients and equipment required for cooking a dish. Read more about 'Mis en place'...

Congratulations to Kiwi chef Sam Heaven

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Kiwi chef Sam Heaven has proven again he's a champion in the kitchen. This time he won the annual Nestlé Golden Chefs Hat Awards fending off 9 other chefs from... Read more about 'Congratulations to Kiwi chef Sam Heaven'...

Culinary Nutrition – trending topic in education

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Many teachers, food writers, chefs and health promoters have spent much of their working lives promoting healthy eating. Read more about 'Culinary Nutrition – trending topic in education'...

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Kiwi Kids can cook - Raetihi

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Recently the first of this season's Kiwi Kids Can Cook finals was held at the Waimarino A & P show in Raetihi. Read more about 'Kiwi Kids can cook - Raetihi'...

Eating broccoli, red capsicum and other foods high in vitamin C and E can slash Parkinson's risk by a third.

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Eating broccoli, red capsicums and other foods high in vitamin C and E can slash Parkinson’s risk by a third, a new study shows. Read more about 'Eating broccoli, red capsicum and other foods high in vitamin C and E can slash Parkinson's risk by a third.'...

Massey students create vegetable resources

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Shout out to Massey students in the final stages of their BSc, for their Nutrition communications and promotion resources to increase vegetable consumption. Read more about 'Massey students create vegetable resources'...

Creating healthy food, building healthy families

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Creating Healthy Food, Building Healthy Families: An Evaluation of a Healthy Cooking Healthy Lifestyle Programme in New Zealand Read more about 'Creating healthy food, building healthy families'...

Garden to Table 10th Anniversary

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BOUNTY by Catherine Bell – a fabulous book to celebrate Garden to Table’s 10th Anniversary. Read more about 'Garden to Table 10th Anniversary'...


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Generation X got its name because it was considered to be harder to describe or understand — think “planet X” or “the X factor” — than their much-studied Baby Boomer predecessors. Read more about 'Gen-X'...

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