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Meet Fresh Pork

Pork is a popular protein with our foodies, and we're committed to bringing you the best New Zealand has to offer through our supplier Fresh Pork to create the tastiest meals possible!

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Carrot, Orange & Ginger Soup

This recipe is perfect for winter, super easy to make and it will warm you right up! It's packed with vitamins and goodness, perfect to ward off any winter nasties lurking around.

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Carrot and Cream Cheese Roulade

Carrots can be enjoyed in savoury or sweet dishes, just one of the reasons why we love them so much! Check out our fun twist on the classic carrot cake, with this showstopping dessert.

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Crunchy Parmesan Carrot Fries with Garlic Parsley Aioli

These carrot chips make the perfect indulgent side to any dish, are are perfect to dipping into our garlic parsley aioli. Super easy to create and incredibly easy to munch on – you won't be able to get enough of these!

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Gluten Free Hummingbird Cake

What better way to celebrate Coeliac Awareness Week than with a delicious gluten free cake? You’ll just need a few pantry staples that you should be able to find in the kitchen – we hope you enjoy!

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Kale & Ricotta Tart

A delicious number that's perfect to use up kale. Impress guests for lunch, or pack away for an adventurous winter picnic!

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When broccoli met cauliflower

Ever seen one of these beauties before? Behold, the broccoflower! Also known as the baby of broccoli & cauliflower, or commonly known as a green cauli. Similar in shape and texture to cauliflower, but flaunting the colour of broccoli, this really is magnificent a mash up of the two. Check out our recent recipe that featured in My Gluten Free Bag, using new season broccoflower. It's delicious roasted, steamed, or even enjoyed raw!

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Angélys Pears

We love having the country's finest produce in our Food Bags and are passionate about bringing fresh local produce to our foodies. Check out this sweet and interesting variety of pear and see how we're incorporating the juiciness into our menus.

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Happy National Lamb Day!

To celebrate National Lamb Day, May 24th, we've created a delicious meal highlighting our quality New Zealand free range lamb in the best possible way – it's a foodie day after all! We're lucky to have such great quality right in our backyard. What better way to celebrate this iconic day than tucking into top notch New Zealand lamb at the dinner table?

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In Season – Mandarin Mini Loaves

These little loaves will be here one minute and gone the next. Once baked, they're finished with a yummy mandarin marmalade (see previous recipe).

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In Season – Mandarin Chicken with Jasmine Rice

This will soon be a family favourite! Delicious for big and little foodies. This recipe uses mandarin zest and juice, you will need 2-4 mandarins depending on juiciness!

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In Season – Mandarin & Ginger Marmalade

This marmalade is definitely worth it! This sweet and tangy marmalade goes perfectly on scones, toast, crêpes or even better, our mini mandarin loaves. Enjoy!

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In Season – Mandarin & Macadamia Crumbed Fish with Braised Fennel, Candied Yams & Beets

For this recipe, you'll use 4 mandarins. Zest all of them, juice 2 and segment the remaining 2 onto the oven tray with beets and yams. Delish!

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In Season Pumpkins

When we think of autumn, we immediately think of pumpkin! The name derives from the Greek word meaning 'large melon.' Funny that, it indeed belongs to the same family as melons, cucumbers and courgettes! As pumpkins contain seeds and grow on vines, it is in fact considered a fruit, rather than a veggie – who knew?!

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IN SEASON ASPARAGUS

Asparagus – the epitome of spring! Fresh, green, crispy and crunchy. The asparagus season is a short one, being only available in New Zealand from September – December. Make the most of the asparagus season and get the BBQ fired up for some of our simple and delicious recipes this month!

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Tantalizing Tamarillo Smoothie

Tamarillo, once known as the 'Tree Tomato', are a tangy, sweet fruit, with a bold and complex flavour. Enjoy tamarillo by simply cutting in half and scooping out the rich juicy pulp. Or use in a fruit salad, sauces, chutneys or in a delicious smoothie, just like this one!

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ANZAC Day Cookies

Commemorate our heroes this weekend by baking delicious ANZAC cookies. Crisp on the outside and chewy in the middle, we’re sure you’ll love them. ANZAC biscuits were traditionally made by women on the home front and sent to their soldiers in Gallipoli. "Soldiers’ Biscuits" originally contained just flour, sugar, milk powder and water, these simple biscuits were made to endure the journey at sea. Now they're more of a treat with the addition of butter, golden syrup or honey and desiccated coconut.

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Feijoin the Frenzy

The season is upon us when that colleague starts to bring in bags of feijoas, daily. It’s the time of year your neighbor tells you to help yourself to the fruits of their feijoa tree. Or maybe you’re the one doing the small, delicious, green gift giving!

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Apple Walnut Teacake

Entertaining this weekend? Or just looking for some baking inspiration. Try our delicious teacake recipe. Plus, walnuts are rich in omega-3 fats and antioxidants. Happy baking x

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Why Bang Bang?

Our Classic Foodies will be kicking this week off with a Bang…and a Bang! Bang Bang chicken hits the menu and it’s bound to be a serious crowd pleaser.

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