The Auckland Food Show 2018 experience


The biggest foodie event of the year in Auckland – the Food Show – is here again. I look forward to it every year and start planning the day once the first list of exhibitors is out. It’s a time to see my favourite brands, discover new products and be inspired by all the design…

Giraffe by Simon Gault


As a family, we eat out a couple times a week for dinners and a few lunches here and there. We visit Asian restaurants a lot, mainly for dumplings and noodles, as it appeals to all in the family (and the in-laws). My Instagram page is a testament to that. Proper western restaurants (think formal…

Earth Day – Reduce. Reuse. Recycle solutions


Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. I think we have the third R done really well in NZ. With the large recycling bins available to households, clear labeling of what can be recycled and ease of sorting, it has been really easy to form the mindset and habit of recycling everything we can. With reuse, there are plenty…

Kohu Road – creamiest dairy-free coconut ice cream  


If I am going to indulge in a treat, my motto is to go for the best that I can afford. I reckon if I am going to use up my calorie quota on ice cream, it should be an indulgent experience in itself. One of my favourite is Kohu Road, artisan ice cream made locally,…