Throughout August we'll be celebrating all of the little things that make the NZ food scene one of the most vibrant and exciting in the world right now. This week's newsletter is full of recipes, people and stories that epitomise our rich food culture - from hearty seaside dishes to friendly beer competitions with Australians. Enjoy!
Millet Risotto Cakes with Parmesan and Peas
In this fortnight's Green Mondays recipe, millet is the hero of these crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside arancini.
A classic from a classic - this fish pie is the quintessential winter seaside dish. Taken from the Great New Zealand Cookbook, a collection of recipes authored by a canon of Kiwi food writers and chefs.
Another one of my favourite biscuits; Simple and delicious, nutty and chewy, these are normally shaped into small pyramids but I love them wafer thin with a smear of dark chocolate. (These are not French macarons)