WOMAD the Wonderful.

March 2nd, 2017

Jax Hamilton, Taste The World Host, WOMADNZ

Every March, I have to pinch myself, as my flight takes me past  the summit of Mount Taranaki into New Plymouth for WOMADNZ … an international festival combining a World of Music and Dance. If you’ve never been, then let me tell you, you deserve to gift yourself this once in a lifetime event that will sooth…

Hints & Tips : Sauce Range

May 1st, 2016

Exciting times for you and me, because if you’re reading this, you either have a bottle of my Hot Chilli Sauce and / or my beautiful Jerk Marinade. Every week, I will be adding my hints and tips on how to include both products into your pantry and every day life where cooking and eating…

Countdown Canapés

February 29th, 2016

I had the best time recently visiting a few Countdown stores to sign books, cook up a storm and parlay with customers and Countdown staff. My main objective, to promote the new Feed Four for $15 cookbook – over 100 fantastic recipes for you, your family, friends, flatmates and the book is great value at only…

Life Education – Lunch Box Competition

November 25th, 2015

One of the things I enjoy the most about my job, is being able to inspire and educate children around food.  My own lessons in the kitchen were based on fresh, seasonal ingredients and years later, my education continues through the dishes I produce.  Earlier this month, I was asked to judge a lunchbox competition in conduction…

Kaikoura 2015 With MasterChefs

October 13th, 2015

Another great day in Kaikoura at the Seafest where I MC’d in the Cuisine Tent. Hosting the lovely Glenda and Hayley, finalists in the recent series of MasterChef. With the dish that won Glenda a challenge title and trip to New York – you go girl!! Also bumped into the lovely, lovely Leo, what a gorgeous…