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FoodStarter: 1 to 1000 in One Year?

FoodStarter: 1 to 1000 in One Year?

Starting and growing a food business is a long, hard hustle. There are many hoops to jump through before you can get your product on those grocery shelves and hit the bigtime. But, what if you had the opportunity to go from 1 - 1000 fast? If all the doors that you...

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Twenty Appliances or One Thermomix?

Twenty Appliances or One Thermomix?

How often have you been cooking in the kitchen and wished you had a second pair of hands? Or perhaps you bought a gadget (I’m sure someone else also owns a yogurt maker that’s still in its box) to help you with some of the kitchen drudgery or to help you make more...

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Lipsmacking Japanese Gyoza

Lipsmacking Japanese Gyoza

Akemi grew up in Osaka, Japan savouring her grandmother’s pork and chive dumplings or gyoza as the Japanese call them. Gyoza was her favourite thing to eat and her Grandmum would always make them for her as long as Akemi helped her. As a result, Akemi learnt what went...

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A New Approach to Kai

A New Approach to Kai

The Papatoetoe Food Hub collective is made up Roots Creative Entrepreneurs, Kai Tupuna, Taiohi Whai Oranga and Auckland Teaching Gardens, supported by The Southern Initiative, Healthy Families South Auckland, Otara Papatoetoe Local Board and Panuku Development...

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The Secret to Delicious Baking

The Secret to Delicious Baking

Clare Gallagher and Lauren Taylor have seven kids between them. They believe in the magic of home baking but know firsthand how messy baking with kids can be. They also know how busy life can get and recognized that while we’d all like a plate of treats to share,...

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The Magic of Bread and Butter

The Magic of Bread and Butter

Bread is one of our oldest foods and Isabel Pasch, the owner of Ponsonby based Bread and Butter is a true fan of sourdough. We talk about the magic that is bread and about the Bread and Butter journey. Bread and Butter are a Ponsonby based bakery and cafe that...

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Everyone’s Got to Eat

Everyone’s Got to Eat

Connie Clarkson has been cooking food and writing about it for a large part of her life. After operating Auckland’s French Café, contributing to Metro magazine, writing a cookbook and even being a judge, she now is the Head of Commercial Place Operations at Auckland’s...

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The World’s Smartest Drink

The World’s Smartest Drink

Many of us covet flow in our busy lives, that optimum state when your brain is focused, and you are able to create magic at work, in your studies, or at home. Various coffee and energy drink brands have built their fortunes on the back of this need for flow. Though,...

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Kiwi Foodcast
Stories make the food we love taste even better. Food blogger and self-taught cook, Perzen Patel sits down weekly with the people in our food trucks, at our farmers’ markets, in home-based kitchens and beyond to talk shop and learn the stories behind the food they serve. If you love eating local, going to food festivals, secretly call yourself a ‘street foodie’ or even dream of one day starting a food truck that serves Nana’s mince pies, this is the podcast for you. ‘Kiwi Foodcast’ is brought to you by Podcasts New Zealand.
Perzen Patel
Perzen Patel has lived in NZ and India for equal amount of years and is happiest when she’s at the intersection of cooking food, eating and telling a good story. In 2013, she started a Parsi food blog and catering service, Bawi Bride which has been covered in 100+ publications and has served 5000+ clients. Perzen loves discovering the stories behind the food people cook and eat. Having moved back to New Zealand in 2019 she is now shining a light on NZ’s uniquely diverse food scene with the Kiwi Foodcast.
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