NZ is filled from top to bottom with stunning scenery, snow capped peaks, secluded white sandy beaches and wide open roads that weave endlessly through the North and South Island’s amazing natural wonders.
If adventure activities float your boat then why not skydive over snow capped mountains, jet boat through narrow canyons or bunjy jump off a bridge! Or, if soaking up the sights and relaxing is more your cup of tea then take a scenic flight to Milford Sound, fly in a hot air balloon, sea kayak or enjoy a Lord of the Rings four-wheel drive tour. Either way, there is so much to see and do here in New Zealand, your biggest problem is trying to work out how to fit it all in!
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Want delicious, no-fuss recipes? Cuisine is New Zealand's best food magazine with features such as Quick Smart ideas, Flash in the Pan (creative midweek meals), Sweet Spot baking recipes and Course You Can (a stress-free three-course dinner). Plus national restaurant reviews, Best Buy wines and all the best new food products. You can't afford to be without it!
Homegrown 5 - Tomatoes
Grow your own tomatoes with down-to-earth advice from the expert team at New Zealand Gardener.
Homegrown tomatoes – straight from your plot to your plate – just taste better. Whether you’re growing old-fashioned heirloom varieties or modern hybrids bred for big crops and disease-resistance.
Homegrown 5: Tomatoes has all the expert advice you need for a fantastic harvest. All the basics are covered, from sowing seeds to growing tomatoes in pots, glasshouses, vege patches, watering tips, fertilising facts and pest control know-how from Ruud ‘The Bugman’ Kleinpaste.
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A fresh take on preserves
from the NZ Lifestyle Block team
There’s more to preserving than jams and chutneys. A fresh take on preserves covers all the foods you might want to store, from cured meats, sausages and salamis to long-term storage of your garden harvest.
Follow the easy step-by-step techniques for dehydrating, smoking and curing meat, salami and sausages, wines and liqueurs, hard cheeses, using oil, vinegar and salt, plus the best sauces & jams for preserving in bulk.
Good is a beautifully crafted magazine for conscious-living people who love life, style and the planet. Every issue of Good covers the topics of home, fashion, garden, craft, travel, health, beauty and more. There is always a spread of scrumptious recipes as well as expert advice on wellness, nutrition and relationships. Good doesn’t shy away from the topics that matter either. It includes well-researched features on issues of social justice and the environment, celebrates innovation and ‘Good People' locally and abroad It speaks for the philosophy of ‘half cup full’ in a way that inspires.
Cuisine How to Cook
100 delicious recipes for beginner cooks.
This is the essential guide for the learner cook. Using exclusively supermarket ingredients and with an eye on budget, it will help novices master the basics, from macaroni cheese, roast chicken, pumpkin soup and chilli con carne to pavlova, chocolate cookies and many more can't-live-without-them recipes. All recipes have multiple tips, and will be beautifully photographed in Cuisine's signature style, many with helpful step-by-step photos.
A luscious compilation of NZ House & Garden's best and most decadent recipes in a 164-page cookbook.
The Seasonal Cook from Cuisine is a collection of 150 favourite Cuisine recipes. The recipes are arranged into the four seasons, so you know you are cooking with the best-value, freshest local produce - from delicious summer salads and barbecue ideas to winter soups, roasts and slow-cooked creations. Plus, there are plenty of desserts and baking ideas to see you through the year. It consists of 180 pages, soft cover with flaps, 275x230mm and high-quality paper stock. This beautifully produced cookbook will be a must-buy for any keen cook.
Cheese is easy. It's so easy, you already have three ingredients for the easiest cheese in the world in your kitchen right now. All you need is blue-top milk, a lemon and some plain salt and you're away, and the great thing is you can make it just after breakfast and eat it with lunch or dinner.
Plus there are 16 more recipes for cheese and dairy products from butter and cream cheese to cheddar, edam and farmhouse blue.
Cheese-maker and tutor Jean Mansfield covers all the basics of how to make your own cheese, you'll discover how cheese can go right (and wrong!), save yourself money and discover that cheese-making is just as fun and easy as any other kind of cooking, but better!
How to Make Cheese and Other Dairy Products By Jean Mansfield