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.
EDITOR’S LETTER • After the anxiety of the past few years, we reckon it’s time to take a break and have some FUN!
CONTRIBUTORS • We’re proud to plate up another great issue of dish, and here are some of the lovely people behind it!
Cosy up fireside • Snuggle up as the cold rolls in with warming soups, golden roasts and rich desserts.
SPINACH • From robust salads to verdant sauces, spinach is a versatile kitchen hero
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
What 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.
What you’re loving online • We ran the numbers and according to our social media and website data, these are the recipes you’d most like to devour…
Wine for the future • How Mission Estate is safeguarding heritage through sustainability
A little bit country • A kitchen renovation helped a green fingered cook enjoy the spoils of her labour.
LTD Label Gin LOCAL PRODUCERS • Meet the new gin making waves for its bottle art just as much as its flavour. Story by Maddie Ballard
Bellefield Butter Co. LOCAL PRODUCERS • Maddie Ballard hears about the artisan butter company shaking up the dairy scene.
Teresa NEW OPENING • Meet the Napier deli/bar bringing a taste of Italy to Hawke’s Bay.
TAKE IT SLOW • Cosy up this winter with our fragrant and fruity braised lamb shanks
Super Shiok Eats LOCAL PRODUCERS • Singaporean food is chronically underrepresented in Aotearoa’s hospo scene. Meet the woman out to change that. Story by Maddie Ballard.
LEMON DREAM • Perk up your tastebuds with this succulent and zingy chicken dinner
Modern preserving COLUMNIST • An irresistible tamarillo chutney, from our new regular columnist, Kylee Newton, author of The Modern Preserver.
Olivia Galletly INTERVIEW • Maddie Ballard chats to dish’s favourite regular recipe contributor.
Raise your spirits • dish chats to Joerg Henkenhaf, owner and distiller, and Louise Clark, sales and marketing, from Broken Heart Spirits about creating their outstanding drops in Queenstown
SHARE LOVE • Celebrate each other with the stunning range of Tohu Whenua wines
THE PLATING GAME • We asked one of our favourite Kiwi celebrities to share his food loves so we could create a dish especially for him
SNUGGLE UP • Warm up this winter with nourishing venison in this hearty, savoury braise
RECIPE FOR FRIENDSHIP • Meet the cooking club inviting joy into their lives with regular dish dinner parties.
BUTTER BLISS • Enjoy truly ethical, deeply delicious butter with Lewis Road Creamery
SOUP IT UP • As the cooler weather arrives, warm your cockles with hearty soups and delightfully cheesy toasties
GREAT ESCAPE • Black Barn Retreat offers the perfect getaway – complete with classic comfort food
SWEET DREAMS • Cosy up inside this winter with one of our tempting bakes – from oozy 'Twix' tart to luscious apple pie
Dinner for six • Welcome friends in from the cold with two warming...