I'm very excited to introduce you to The Dish Pantry - our curated directory of New Zealand's best food producers and products. I'm always amazed by this country's approach to innovation - from cheesemakers who decided we could produce artisan cheese as expertly as the French - to people like Ima's Yael Shochat, who sought to share the food of her upbringing in Israel with Aucklanders. It's an exciting time to live here! Online Editor,
Baked Almond Toasts with Grilled Apricots
Enjoy a delicious brunch with these easy to put together rich nutty brioche toasts. Top with any grilled stone fruit or figs or add a dollop of ricotta or mascarpone and a pile of fresh raspberries – any combination is going to be divine!
The French Cafe's Deconstructed Lemon Meringue Pie
Lemon meringue, passionfruit, blueberry, white chocolate and lavender come together in this complex and stunning dessert, taken from Simon Wright's latest cookbook, 'Saison: A Year at the French Café'.