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Fresh FYI: Lentils

Lentils are lovely! A wonderful texture for your salads, soups and side dish recipes at home and oh so good for you. Here is...

Fresh FYI: Daikon

Daikon is one of the most popular vegetables in Japanese cuisine. It appears on the table in a lot of different forms - grated,...

Fresh FYI: Blueberries – Frozen vs. Fresh

Kiwi supermarket spend on frozen fruit has risen 21.5 per cent in the last year and this winter looks like upping the ante even...

Fresh FYI: Persimmons

Can you remember when we called them Sharon Fruit? Persimmons are a true star of the NZ winter fruit bowl and you'll love these...
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Fresh FYI : NZ Pork

We love pork. The pale pink meat tend to have slightly higher fat contents than other meat but that makes the pork delicious  and versatile. Here are some...
Top herbs for winter fresh ideas

Top herbs for winter

For great tasting food over the cooler winter months, as well as a healthy antioxidant boost, get cooking with fresh herbs chives and ginger...

Fresh FYI: Arrow Squid

March is prime time for fresh arrow squid, with catches increasing substantially over the summer and autumn periods. An economical choice, arrow squid is...
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Glad for lunchbox inspiration

Every parent’s been there …. The lovingly (yet hurriedly packed) lunchbox returns home, and no surprise … merely a few bites have been munched...

Fresh FYI: Freezing food

Ever found some great items on sale in the supermarket but didn’t buy them because you knew you weren’t going to eat them? Well maybe...

Grow your own herbs

Green goddess Lynda Hallinan shares with us her top tips for growing your own herb garden. Linda has the most amazing vegetable garden that...