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How do I get started as a chef?

Becoming a chef- what you need to know Anyone who loves cooking at home has probably thought about becoming a professional chef at some point. It seems like the perfect career; doing something you love and getting paid for it. However, being a chef is hard work. It’s a lot...

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5 must haves for a Running Restaurant

Running a restaurant is hard work although ultimately very rewarding. Of course it helps if you have a love of food and preparing it for others. But that’s not enough to ensure you have a successful business. There are 5 essential must haves when running a restaurant: 1. Unique Concept...

Is tap water bad for me & my family?

3 Benefits of Cooking With Clean Water

The water that comes out of your tap may have started its journey hundreds or even thousands of miles away. Most people take the simple act of turning on the tap for granted. It is easy to forget the journey that water makes or the processes that are undertaken everyday...

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Zealong Tea Estate (Hamilton, New Zealand)

If you want a quiet, serene spot a team conference then this place might be good for you. Zealong Tea Estate has two venues for functions like conferences first is the Vista which can house 300 guests for cocktails and another one is the Pavilion which can cater up to...

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Auckland Seafood School

I think I can’t deny it now that the team I am with in my workplace shares the same passion as I am hence our last team building again was something to do with cooking (like most of our team building). This time it’s not a competition but more of...

Is tap water bad for me & my family?

Is tap water bad for me & my family?

We all know by now that drinking water is essential for our health and well being. It’s been recommended by health professionals that we aim for 8 glasses a day, just to keep ourselves hydrated and our bodies functioning normally. Sticking to this will reduce fatigue, help digestion and improve...

What's New in the World of Cooking?

What’s New in the World of Cooking?

The cooking world always has some new and exciting innovations. People who love to prepare food for themselves or others never have a shortage of things to put in their kitchen. These innovations cover a wide range of products. You are sure to find something that is suitable for the...

Why is a chef’s uniform designed the way it is? 1

Why is a chef’s uniform designed the way it is?

We have all seen the way chefs dress; from the tall hats to the white jackets. Chef’s whites are a familiar sight in kitchens around the globe. Over the years the design of the clothes has changed a little, and there are probably more variations today than ever. That being...

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Blueberry Picking at Blueberry Country Ngatea

Last week we featured some strawberry picking this time how about some blueberries? Blueberry picking usually peaks on January so it’s a perfect timing to do this just after picking strawberries after Boxing Day and unlike strawberries you don’t have to bend over and pick your berries because blueberries grow...