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  • 6 New Zealand-made craft chocolates that make the perfect gift

    If you’re stuck on a gift for a loved one, the chocolate aisle is usually the first port of call. But rather than picking any old block of choc off the shelf, why not opt for one that has been made with love, care and precision in Aotearoa?

    Food To Love|Feb 09, 2020

  • 5 eco-friendly and creative ways to wrap edible Christmas gifts

    Ditch the cellophane this year and opt for an earth-friendly alternative for wrapping edible Christmas presents. Cute, plastic-free and totally reusable, these creative wrapping ideas are gifts in themselves that just keep on giving!

    Food To Love|Nov 20, 2019

  • How this Taranaki coffee roastery has taken the world by storm

    Whether you take a long black, flat white or soy/trim/triple latte with cream, every caffeine-dependant soul can relate to one thing - the love of coffee. Meet Ozone Coffee Roasters, the Kiwi business turning that love into a worldwide community.

    Food To Love|Oct 21, 2019

  • Foodie destination: Florence’s Foodstore & Café, Wanaka

    On the outskirts of Wanaka, surrounded by the dreamlike landscape and open spaces of Central Otago, Florence’s Foodstore & Café is a destination which embodies the heart and soul of the community.

    Food To Love|Aug 04, 2019

  • How to make beeswax food wraps

    Looking for an achievable way to reduce plastics in the kitchen? Beeswax food wraps are a sustainable, reusable alternative to plastic food wrap. Made from non-toxic natural ingredients and cotton fabric, they are also super durable and fun to make. Sophie Gray runs us through her simple step-by-step process. So get your DIY hat on and be a busy bee!

    Food To Love|Jul 29, 2019

  • How to make the most earth-friendly foodie decisions

    Play a part in the fight for a greener earth thanks to our top tips for being a sustainable foodie. From the coffee shop to your own kitchen, these simple ideas will help you make eco-friendly changes for a happier planet.

    Food To Love|Jul 12, 2019

  • Composting 101: Your guide to getting started

    Compost is the best possible food for your plants and a practical way to manage kitchen waste. Here are our top tips and advice for getting started with composting so you can get that win-win!

    Food|May 08, 2019

  • Foodie destination: Sawmill Brewery, Matakana

    Community-focused and environmentally-conscious, Sawmill Brewery and their adjacent Smoko Room is a home away from home serving up a mean brew and food with gumption.

    Food To Love|Apr 30, 2019

  • Meet the Taranaki recyclers living off the land

    Ahu Ahu Beach Villas combine an artistic assemblage of recycled and rustic materials in a peaceful farm setting with sweeping coastal views. We talk to the owner, David Marshall about growing produce and his sustainable approach to both food and architecture.

    Food To Love|Mar 24, 2019