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 • Whether you’re an armchair traveller or counting the days to your next adventure, we reckon now is finally the right time to GO GLOBAL.
ISLAND TIME • Transport yourself to sunny Jamaica with this aromatic bowlful
CONTRIBUTORS • We’re proud to plate up another great issue of dish, and here are some of the lovely people behind it!
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 we’re listening to
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…
In Season: Broccoli & Cauliflower • New ways with this cruciferous power couple. Story by Julie Biuso.
BIG MIX CHOC BISCUITS • Makes 12
Modern preserving • A gloriously spicy eggplant kasundi, from columnist Kylee Newton.
The Polish Sausage Company • Craving kiełbasa or pierogi? Meet the Wellington sausage-maker who has you covered. Story by Maddie Ballard.
A world of flavour • dish catches up with Cazador chef Dariush Lolaiy on his international food influences.
A foodie’s guide to Fiji • One of the best ways to connect with any culture is through its cuisine. We've created the ultimate guide to Fiji’s ‘not to miss’ eateries that will appease your tastebuds all day long.
Paprika • A spotlight on one of our favourite spices. Story by Maddie Ballard.
Dine with dish • You're invited to a dish celebration dinner, featuring top restaurant Mr Morris and Nautilus Estate wines!
THE PLATING GAME • We asked one of our favourite Kiwi celebrities about his food loves – then he created a dish that sums them up
A fresh take • A wine lover’s soft green kitchen is the toast of the town
WORLD CLASS • Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is home to restaurants showcasing a vast array of international cuisines. We spotlight four of our favourites
Palmy’s food scene can’t be missed!
Wine with a story • dish chats with owner Greg Hay and general manager Alison Caird about the remarkable tale behind Wet Jacket Wines
FLAVOUR FIESTA • Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes to brighten up your plate this spring
MOLTO BENE • Bring the sunshine of the Mediterranean into your kitchen with our favourite Italian dishes
Dinner for six • Delight friends with the flavours of Greece and Japan in our two easy menus
ROCK THE CASBAH • Scrumptious dishes for a Middle Eastern-inspired feast
FOOD FAST • Simple, quick and stylish meals for any night of the week – maximum deliciousness with minimum fuss!
CHINESE-ISH • Modern, Chinese-inspired dishes that aren't quite authentic – but 100 percent delicious
Turn up the heat • Transport your tastebuds to Sri Lanka, with tantalising recipes from Australian chef O Tama Carey’s Lanka Food
Taste of the future • Meet the chefs changing the Fijian food game
The Sunshine Coast Grazing Trail • Discover a drink and dining paradise along Queensland’s salt-kissed Sunshine Coast
THE MIGHTY WAIKATO • Sarah Tuck rounds up some of the best eating and drinking in Hamilton and Raglan