Fresh Pantry

Fresh FYI: Matcha is Magic

Here are five reasons why Matcha Powder is your new best friend! If you haven’t heard already, Matcha is a “super food” that’s been lately...
Fresh FYI: Buckwheat fresh ideas

Fresh FYI: Buckwheat

Let's look at so-called superfoods and what they are all about! What is buckwheat? Many people think that buckwheat is a cereal grain, but it...

Fresh FYI – Chestnuts

It’s chestnut season. This year the season opened a little late and closes early May. Chestnuts are a very healthy food with high levels...

Fresh FYI: Pineapple Sage

As the name implies, Pineapple Sage is a sage herb but with a pineapple flavour and smell. Try Pineapple Sage with your usual sage...

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...
Prunes in Tamarillo and Chocolate Sauce fresh ideas

Late July gardening goodness

Here's all the advice you need to tackle things mid-winter in your home vege patch. And included is a divine Jan Bilton Tamarillo recipe...

Fresh FYI: Cool Cucumbers

Which vege can? The cucumber can. What a little gem the cucumber is. I will certainly be planting these in the vege garden as soon...

Fresh FYI: Agave Syrup

What is Agave Syrup? When you hear the word Agave, you might think of a large, pointy leafed garden succulent. Or if you like to...