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.
Epic recipes for a FRESH START in 2023
EDITOR’S PICKS • People, places and things I’m loving this season
CONTRIBUTORS • We’re proud to plate up another great issue of dish, and here are some of the lovely people behind it!
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.
What we’re making • We love all our recipes – but here are the dishes the team are especially excited about from this issue!
Candela, Auckland • Welcome to our new restaurant review column! Every issue we’ll be scouring the streets of New Zealand to find the best eats from around the country and spilling all the delicious details.
Plant power • Meet Drissilla David and Plabita Florence – two leading lights of Auckland’s burgeoning plant-centric food scene
The entertainer • An art director has created a soothing kitchen with relaxation and entertaining at its core.
Tomatoes • Making the most of sweet, juicy summer tomatoes
Tamari • The dish team spotlights the lesser-known Japanese soy sauce, known for lending umami depth without the gluten
Melie makes • Embrace the best of high summer produce in this light and dreamy cake from our new columnist
Sid & Chand Sahrawat • Owners of Cassia, Cassia at Home, Sid at The French Café, KOL
What’s on • Unmissable events around Aotearoa, from north to south
GET FRESH • Lighten up this summer with a fragrant and juicy poached chicken salad
THE PLATING GAME TOM SAINSBURY • Comedian, actor, writer, director and social media star
TOM SAINSBURY Comedian, actor, writer, director and social media star • We asked one of our favourite Kiwi celebrities to share his food loves so we could create a dish especially for him
HAWKE’S BAY and the growing’s easy • With varied terroir that delivers more than 25 different soil types, Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s oldest wine-growing region and an agricultural powerhouse
NoLo YoLo! • Exploring the evolving world of low and no-alcohol drinks
PAROA BAY • Escape to coastal paradise – complete with some of our favourite summer recipes
SUMMER FAVOURITES • dish Editor Sarah Tuck’s warm weather go-to dishes – from bright salads to seasonal pasta
LIGHT & BREEZY • Enliven a summer weekend with these fab dishes – all the flavour without the heaviness!
Dinner for six • Elevate your summer entertaining game with two fresh menus
DISH SUMMER • Our new cookbook celebrates the very best of warm days and long nights with easy, seasonal recipes perfect for the beach, bach, boat or backyard
ALL GOOD • Healthier sweet treats to satisfy your cravings without the sugar hit
HOLY SMOKE • Celebrate the best of cooking outdoors with these sizzling barbecue recipes
BIG HAS HOME • Embrace al fresco dining with summery plates from chef Hasan Semay
EAGLE’S NEST • Sarah Tuck heads to Russell in the Bay of Islands, to experience the ultimate in holiday luxury
SEA, SUN AND SAND • Sarah Tuck rounds up some of the best eating and drinking in Russell
Top of the tipples • We round up the best of the best from 2022’s...