Many milestones were marked at Saturday nights Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2011: primarily it recognised a staggering 25 year partnership between New Zealand Wine Growers and very generous naming sponsor Air New Zealand.
Witnessing the transformation of raw food into something edible and ultimately delicious is always a marvel. From the prehistoric discovery of flame, to avant-garde movements such as molecular gastronomy, the development in the art of cooking has been profound
Santa brought, or should that be bought, me a brand new food processor for Christmas. I was elated. In fact I’m sure on that Christmas morning I had all the hallmarks of a 6-year old’s face when he or she realises the largest box underneath the tree bears their name.