Lunch with Kate

Lunch with Kate Tucked away in an old chocolate factory in Parnell is renowned Auckland restaurant, CIBO. A warm welcome from Jeremy, owner and front of house, beckons diners into

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Dinner at Moeraki…

Dinner at Moeraki Moeraki is a hidden gem of a fishing village on the Otago Coast. Well known for its rounded boulders on the beach, the village is a bit

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Cooking for Samin

Cooking for Samin Great to be back at my blog after a busy few months. So what’s new?

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Lunch at Glenfalloch

Lunch at Glenfalloch Lunch last week was at Glenfalloch, a beautiful garden on the Otago Peninsula, Dunedin. We sat outside on the terrace of the restaurant on a mild autumn

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Lunch at Mount Difficulty

Lunch at Mount Difficulty Kirsty Newton writes of her visit to Mt. Difficulty, one of New Zealand’s best known vineyards and restaurants. Cruising through the golds and greens of Central Otago

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Provenance Lamb Shoulder

The Provenance Lamb Shoulder Labelled on our site as the “Oyster shoulder”, this is a wonderful cut of meat, tender and lean with the fore-shank, shoulder bone and blade still

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Eat.Taste.Central promotion a win-win for Provenance Lamb

With the launch of Tourism Central Otago 2017 Eat.Taste.Central promotion in September, it made a great deal of sense for Provenance Lamb to be represented as a locally farmed and

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The butterfly leg – the new Sunday roast any day of the week this summer

I don’t know about you but as soon as I see the first blossom popping out on the trees and smell that earthy first lawn cut in the spring, my mind automatically goes into barbecue mode. Not snags or chicken drums (even though this is a mandatory consideration), I’m talking about meat - lamb in particular! Big pieces, lovingly and gently cooked encapsulating deep flavours that typically roasting in the oven will never give.

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There’s dirt and there’s soil – and it’s the difference that makes for great tasting food

I never contemplated that I could willingly sit through a seven hour presentation on soil and its meaningfulness when it comes to farming livestock. What does cheffing have to do with farming? A lot, as it turns out. It's to do with origins - the provenance of our offering...

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