NZ Cooking, Organic Food & Wine

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A DISTANT FEAST The Origins of New Zealand's Cuisine
Tony Simpson
ISBN9781869620370
$45.00

Details the development of a distinctive NZ cuisine over the past two hundred years, along with historic recipies for such things as colonial goose, eel pie and ginger kisses.

Godwit Books, Random House, Auckland, 1999. Softback. 184 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE PAVLOVA STORY A SLICE OF NEW ZEALAND'S CULINARY HISTORY
Helen Leach with Mary Browne
ISBN9781877372575
$35.00

Begins with the debate over who created the first 'pavlova' dessert, and then expands the various different types of pav, gelatine, and meringue cake desserts. Gives various recipes and where they first appeared in print. Photographs of vintage recipe books etc.

Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2008. Hardback with no dust jacket. 189 pages. SECONDHAND


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FIND IT, EAT IT
Michael Daly and Teresa McIntyre
ISBN9781869663254
$39.99

Arranged according to edible weeds, food foraged from the fields, forest and seashore and a pantry section. Provides identification notes and recipes that demonstrate the use of wild foods in everyday cooking.

New Holland, Auckalnd, 2012. Softback. 176 pages. NEW


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WHOLE FOODS TO THRIVE
Brendan Brazier
ISBN9780143176909
$37.00

Clearly explains how nutrient dense, plant based foods are the best choice, not only for your own health but also for the health and sustainability of the earth. 200 delicious recipes.

Penguin Books, Canada, 2011. Softback. 352 pages. NEW


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CHEESE MAKING Self Sufficiency
Rita Ash
ISBN9781847734617
$24.99

Everything you need to know to begin making cheese at home. There are instructions for making both hard and soft cheeses and advice on setting up a small cheesemaking business.

New Holland Publishers, London, 2009. Softback. 128 pages. NEW


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THE TRUE HISTORY OF CHOCOLATE
Sophie and Michael Coe
ISBN9780500286968
$44.95

The True History of Chocolate by Sophie and Michael Coe. Begins with the origins of the cacao tee and ends with the contemporary chocolate industry. Second edition.

Thames and Hudson, London, 2007. Softback, illustrated, 280 pages. NEW


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WINE IN NEW ZEALAND
Frank Thorpy
71028013
$42.50

A comprehensive account of the New Zealand wine industry at the time of writing, with some history of the introduction and development of viticulture.

Collins, Auckland, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 199 pages. SECONDHAND

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THE WINES AND VINEYARDS OF NEW ZEALAND
Michael Cooper with photographs by Robin Morrison
ISBN0340358289
$30.00

The history and science of New Zealand viticulture with a survey of the regional vineyards of the time. Very well illustrated by Robin Morrison.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. 202 pages. SECONDHAND


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CANTERBURY GRAPES AND WINES 1840-2002
Danny Schuster, David Jackson and Rupert Tipples
ISBN9781877251122
$30.00

The story of the development of the winerys of Canterbury with information on the industry in general as well as the individual vineyards.

Shoal Bay Press, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 157 pages. SECONDHAND


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MARLBOROUGH MAN
Allan Scott with Eric Arnold
ISBN9781775540571
$47.50

Memoir/ biography of one of the founding entrepreneurs of the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc industry in Marlborough.

Harper Collins, Auckland, 2016. Hardback with no dust jacket. 287 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GAME BUTCHER, WILD ABOUT MEAT
Darran Meates with Aaron Smale
ISBN9781869694210
$45.00

An excellent New Zealand guide on field dressing and butchering wild game. Includes knives and sharpening, hanging and ageing meat, skinning deer and pigs, and cooking tips and recipes. Colour photographs throughout.

Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2011. Softback. 170 pages. NEW


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THE STORY OF BEER
Gordon McLauchlan
ISBN9780670860913
$32.50

A history of beer and brewing in New Zealand. Includes discussion of hops varieties, temperance, wowserism, and the Six-o'clock-swill. Chapter on Lion Breweries. Well illustrated with advertising and political cartoons.

Lion Breweries, Auckland, 1994. Hardback with dust jacket. 168 pages. SECONDHAND