Travel and food around New Zealand (and further afield)

Gothenburg Restaurant review – NZ fusion tapas

Gothenburg Restaurant review – NZ fusion tapas

When I go to Hamilton or Auckland I always try to find somewhere to eat that is going to be great, or inspiring, or both. One place that had been on my list for a while was Gothenburg – a fusion tapas restaurant in Hamilton Owned by a couple...

Fresh fish from Samoa

Fresh fish from Samoa

Sitting here with post-holiday blues, it seems incrdible that only a short while ago I was in beautiful warm Samoa. Samoa hasn’t always been famous for its food culture but the work of Robert Oliver has done a lot to educate tourists and enourage locals to...

Food in the Garden City – Singapore

Food in the Garden City – Singapore

People say no visit to Singapore is complete without wonderful food experiences and so I was determined that my first time in Singapore was not going to be the exception. Looking for authenticity and local flavour, I headed to a hawkers market in Chinatown one weekday...

Auckland Food Show

Auckland Food Show

Wow! What a busy Auckland Food Show… these are the photos taken of the calm before the storm... 30,088 people came this year over four days!        And 'hello' to all the new friends I made… I had some truly interesting conversations and met lots of people who are as...

Share your local food knowledge…

Share your local food knowledge…

Here's an interview I recently did with Trudi from NZ Food Finder. She has come up with the brilliant idea of creating a space where you can list your own favourite cafés and food producers and share your local knowledge... Then when you travel to other parts of NZ,...

Some good in the ‘hood

Some good in the ‘hood

  On a recent trip to Auckland we went to a café that has been on my list to visit for some time… not only because of their great food, but also their great attitude. Crave Café is in Kingsland and their tagline, some good in the ‘hood really sums up their...

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