Dish is an award-winning bi-monthly magazine for people who enjoy cooking and reading about good food. It contains inspiring seasonal recipes and stories about food producers, issues and trends around food in New Zealand and overseas. The recipes are beautifully presented and simple to follow and offer inspiration for both accomplished cooks and those keen to try something new.
FUN and GAMES!
Gentle industrial • Deeper colours make this kitchen both cosy and cohesive
CONTRIBUTORS • We’re proud to plate up another great issue of dish, and here are some of the lovely people behind it!
bite size • food news, reviews and inspiration
Where we’re eating and drinking • There’s no rest for the food-obsessed… when the dish team isn’t bringing you delicious recipes, we’re out there trawling far and wide in search of tasty fare. Below, we share our latest favourite haunts.
The Heke • It takes vision, hard work and a certain amount of chutzpah to start a restaurant on Waiheke Island
Te Motu • The names Dunleavy and Te Motu are synonymous with Waiheke, not least because the vineyard’s name comes from the original Māori name for Waiheke ‘Te Motu Arai Roa’, meaning ‘island of long shelter’
Akitō Eatery • With a prime spot at one end of Oneroa’s main shopping strip you’ll find the small but perfectly formed café, Akitō Eatery
Casita Miro • I have a saying that I’ve repeated many times over the years: that when the surroundings, food, wine, music, lighting and the overall vibe is right, that if guests don’t enjoy themselves, then it’s their own silly fault
Broad beans • Broad beans have a short harvest season, from mid to late spring. So, let’s head into our dish library to find some of our favourite broad bean recipes!
Dried mushrooms • Easy to prepare and with so many ways to use them, dried mushrooms are a must-have in the kitchen
dish loves Farro • Farro is the dish team’s go-to food store – our one-stop shop for preparing each issue. We highlight some dish essentials at Auckland’s leading food store
Rescued Kitchen • More than 100,000 tonnes of food goes to waste in New Zealand each year. Rescued Kitchen is on a mission to change that.
Kiwis impress the Baroness • Yvonne Lorkin has an aristocratic encounter in Central Otago and Marlborough with Baroness Ariane de Rothschild, a firm fan of New Zealand’s wine and food
THE PLATING GAME • We asked one of our favourite Kiwis to share her food loves so we could create a dish especially for her
UNWIND • Pull out the board games and gather around for a rollicking good time.
FLEXI MEXI • The whole team will love this fun, flavour-packed spread!
AND TO DRINK… • Drinks Editor Yvonne Lorkin suggests matches for these dishes
BUON APPETITO! • Delicious dishes for an Italian-inspired feast.
AND TO DRINK… • Drinks editor Yvonne Lorkin suggests matches for these dishes
CABBAGE PATCH • Melie makes the most of this in-season crop, paired with a kick of spice
FOOD FAST • Simple, quick and stylish meals for any night of the week – maximum deliciousness with minimum fuss!
Nagi’s dinners • Nagi Maehashi invites us into her kitchen with her first cookbook.
Slice of life • Easy to make and hard to resist, Olivia gets creative with her slice tin.
WAIHEKE WONDERLUST • From beaches to vineyards, dish Editor Sarah Tuck seeks out some of the best places to explore, wine and dine on the island
Rosé outlook • Every shade and style of rosé made its way to the latest dish Tasting Panel and our judges were wowed by the quality. Here are their picks for the best of the best!
TOP OF THE TASTING