Simon Gault's Summer Lemon Almond Beans

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Watch Simon Gault prepare this delicious easy side dish with fresh nutritious summer green beans Summer Lemon Almond Beans Read more about 'Simon Gault's Summer Lemon Almond Beans'...

New resources

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KKCC Junior winner at Canterbury Regional final

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Congratulations to Maia Sycamore, Junior winner at the Canterbury Regional Final of Kiwi Kids Can Cook. Read more about 'KKCC Junior winner at Canterbury Regional final'...

New Meet the Grower video - Growing carrots in New Zealand


This video has been updated. Click on it to play. To find recipes featuring carrots, click on this link.

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A missing ingredient - today's news

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Report: A critical Missing Ingredient - The case for increased dietetic input in New Zealand’s health and disability system Read more about 'A missing ingredient - today's news'...

Updated culinary herbs poster

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A handful of fresh herbs enhances green leafy salads - experiment with the vast range of tastes.Add 'hard' herbs such as bay, rosemary or thyme at the beginning of cooking... Read more about 'Updated culinary herbs poster'...

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Culinary Professionals

Two more regional competitions of the National Secondary School Culinary Challenge were held last week.


Mount Hutt College student, Meghan Foster was the regional winner for the Canterbury / Nelson / Marlborough region after impressing the judges with her dish titled, Burnt Broccoli Salad, featuring... Read more about 'Two more regional competitions of the National Secondary School Culinary Challenge were held last week.'...

Abbie Lythgoe wins Hawke’s Bay / Poverty Bay regional NSSCC

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Last weekend culinary students from the Hawke’s Bay / Poverty Bay region competed for a place in the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC) Grand Final. Read more about 'Abbie Lythgoe wins Hawke’s Bay / Poverty Bay regional NSSCC'...

Mirepoix - the most popular vegetable cut video

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Welcome to our website. Last year, 1.1 million users visited.Our popular traditional vegetable cuts videos demonstrated by Mark Wylie attracted over 10,000 visitors. Read more about 'Mirepoix - the most popular vegetable cut video'...

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'...

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New recipes with winter parsnips

Looking for inspiration for winter parsnips? We have a couple of new recipes up now and both are truly delicious! Check out our recipe section. Read more about 'New recipes with winter parsnips'...

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'...

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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