For musings and commentary about New Zealand made food and produce!

Breaking Parole to Make Truffles?

Do you care to indulge in truffles, chocolate tablettes, hot chocolate, and good coffee? Then this is a spot for you.

IncaFé on successfully combing global collaboration and the environment.

From joint ventures, greenfield developments, and partnering with organic farmers across the globe to relentlessly pursuing low carbon emissions and supporting the environment. I'm quite sure everyone can learn something from this innovative couple.

Foraging Distills Seasonal Beauty

We were sitting in the front office of BeGin Distilling Ltd, with co-owners Jo and Dave James. I could not believe how good my life was, I was about to have a nosey into the distillery where both Juno Extra Fine Gin and the delicious seasonal single batch Juno Gins are produced.

Beer is a Perfume!

A story of how one man's perfume is actually beer.

Batch Distilled Rum with Heart in Taranaki

Just outside of New Plymouth a young distillery is taking the world by storm.

A Taranaki Gem – Rewa Hut!

I really dislike my former self; I need rules about undertaking things I actually see the project.
This time around it is Rewa Hut, in the heartland of Urenui.

Fifty Years in the Making…Now a pantry staple.

When a young man starts his legal studies, little does he realise his breakfast will become a boutique business one day.

What our customers say

Hi Claire, we received a box of beautiful products from you via a client. My husband actually received it for work he’d done but hey I loved opening it.

- Ang

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