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Sweetcorn Chowder: A Winter-Warming Soup

Want to add more vegetables into your diet? Me too! A chowder is a thick soup, usually containing seafood or corn. This particular sweetcorn chowder makes a very tasty, winter-warming dish. In his book, The 4 Pillar Plan,  Dr. Rangan Chatterjee talks about aiming to eat a rainbow of vegetables every day. It’s a fun …

Locking Down For Harvest On The Farm

Well, hasn’t it been a crazy few months?  When you sang Auld Lang Syne in 2019 could you even have guessed what 2020 had in store? While New Zealand locked down and hospitals geared up, the food industry went into essential service mode.  Supermarkets did a fantastic job of keeping us fed at the service …

Experiments In The Art and Science of Soap:

Soap. It’s become the new gold in supermarkets since COVID 19 turned our world upside down.  In recent years we’ve been bombarded with advertisements for soap alternatives. There are all sorts of fancy hand sanitisers, wet wipes, and sprays on the market.  But it turns out that good, old-fashioned soap is the key to washing …