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Giveaway
We have a copy each of Zaitoun and The Saffron Tales to give away to one lucky reader. To enter, email your name and address to nadia@bauermedia.co.nz, with ‘Win: Yasmin’ in the subject line. Entries close 24 May, 2020. ■
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Lazy Does It
Taking it nice and slow is the best way to start a long weekend – just ask brunch queen Fran Mazza, co-creator of popular Auckland cafes Winona Forever, Sugar and Rude Boy. We share some of her best breakfast recipes (and a twist on a traditional Eas
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Adventure
With multiple travel restrictions in place around the world, many of us have put holidays on hold. Luckily for the armchair traveller, the new book Hidden Places (Inspired Traveller’s Guide) by Sarah Baxter, illustrated by Amy Grimes (Quarto Group, d
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Well-thy Retreat
Whether you’re social distancing or self-isolating due to Covid-19 concerns, or simply in nesting mode, you’ll probably be spending a lot more time at home right now. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t connect with nature. Whether it’s on yo
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Cross Purposes
Whether you’re a die-hard traditionalist or a modernist who will experiment with a chocolate version, nothing says ‘Easter holidays’ quite like a freshly toasted hot cross bun slathered in butter. Ready in 50 minutes plus 2½ hours’ proving | Makes 9
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Japan Unplugged
In a small forest on the outskirts of Tokyo, a woman with sleek black glasses is examining the ground. Eventually, she finds the perfect spot to spend the next few hours staring at a canopy thick with bamboo trees, their colours plucked from the brig
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Make Time For Trees
When was the last time you floated down a river, saw a shooting star or lay in the grass and watched the clouds? Modern lives, especially urban ones, are filled with lots of wonderful things. But unfortunately they’re often lacking meaningful contact
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One Direction
Sitting down to a yummy family meal doesn’t mean having to spend hours slaving over the kitchen sink afterwards. Using only one pot, pan or dish, these recipes are simple to make – and the clean-up afterwards is just as easy. Perfect for busy midweek
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A Fiji Moment
You’d be hard-pressed to find a location as delectable and decadent as Taveuni Palms – just ask one of the seven personal staff appointed to your villa to provide you with unsurpassed service, exquisite food and wine and, of course, privacy. With its
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Should You Try Earthing?
We’ve all enjoyed the sensation of warm sand between the toes or cool grass under our feet but the benefits of going barefoot can far outweigh simple feel-good vibes. Purposefully going barefoot is often referred to as ‘earthing’ or ‘grounding’. The
Nadia3 min de lectureCookbooks, Food, & Wine
King Of The Blues
Kapiti Kikorangi is a triple cream blue with a smooth, golden curd and rich, buttery texture marbled with dense blue veining. Made using traditional cheesemaking techniques in Eltham, Taranaki, it is truly handcrafted. This highly acclaimed and popul
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Holiday Highlights
Tuck into breakfast made by your personal chef using fresh and organic local produce. Restore balance at the Gaiatree Sanctuary. Explore Nadi Market before getting hands-on at a Flavours of Fiji gourmet cooking lesson. Tour the idyllic Coral Coast on
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Backyard Moon Bath
In addition to cleansing our bodies, cleansing our psyches is an important part of self-care. Moon bathing is a simple, yet relaxing, soul-cleansing, mind-clearing ritual useful at any phase of the moon, but said to be most powerful during a full moo
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Life of Pie
You’ll find all your favourite pies here – sausage and herb, curried veges, brown sugar and cherries – alongside recipes with a modern twist, such as rhubarb and strawberries in gluten-free pastry, and peach melba pie with a cream-cheese crust. Read
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The Store
Soultime Skincare products nourish the soul as well as the skin. Using high-performing specialist oils, botanical extracts and pure essential oils, our products are cruelty-free, non-toxic and eco-friendly. soultimeskincare.co.nz Everything you ste
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How Does Your Garden Grow?
What inspired The Well-Gardened Mind? I can’t say there was one inspiration but I was certainly driven by a belief that forming a relationship with plants, soil and place through gardening can help counteract many of the mental health issues that ar
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A Taste Of Italy
When Italy is mentioned, certain clichés spring to mind: steaming bowls of fresh pasta sprinkled with parmesan, towering, ornate basilicas, cobblestoned alleys, checkered tablecloths, people talking more with their hands than their mouths. While many
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Travel
Be My Guest manages a boutique portfolio of luxury holiday houses in Waiheke’s most sensational locations. Create fabulous memories on your next holiday. Central Otago is considered one of the best grape-growing regions in the world and in its hear
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Don’t Mow Your Lawn
There is a wonderful trend taking place to get rid of your immaculate lawn with its neatly trimmed edges and velvet green expanse. When you let a lawn go amazing things happen. Many parks around the world have stopped mowing their lawns to allow nat
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Fast & Fresh
Make the most of the changing seasons and indulge in our star line-up of delicious pear dishes. Along with being ripe for the picking, this versatile fruit is an excellent source of soluble and insoluble fibre, both of which are essential for a healt
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The Store
Blue Frog has launched a super-scrumptious cereal featuring the vibrant taste collision of Hawke’s Bay black doris plums and superfood dragon fruit. With the addition of type 1 sustainable marine collagen (as well as vitamin C to promote its absorpti
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From Nadia
Wow, and just like that, the cool, crisp autumn mornings have arrived (making it much harder to get out of bed!). Lots of other changes around the world have been happening lately, of course. I hope you are looking after yourself mentally and physica
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Plant Power
When I begin to teach people how to communicate with plants, most think they cannot do it. “Sure, I can see how a shaman can do it, or someone who grew up in the jungle, in an intact culture of natural medicine. But me? A modern person? I won’t be ab
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Feel-good Favourites
Never was the motto ‘be prepared’ more appropriate than when it comes to feeding the whānau wholesome, delicious food. These mains and sides are easy to rustle up and include a good portion of veges, protein-rich foods, some smart carbs and essential
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Editor Vanessa Marshall Art director Tanya Wong Features editor Fiona Ralph Chief sub editor Stephanie Attwater Contact us at nadia@bauermedia.co.nz Digital editor – Lifestyle Anya Truong-George Digital editor – Food Lakshmi Krishnasamy Conte
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A Guide To Choosing Essential Oils
TO REDUCE ANXIETY: basil, bergamot, geranium, lavender. TO CALM: sandalwood, sage, lavender, chamomile, neroli. TO COMBAT DEPRESSION: bergamot, clary sage, neroli, chamomile, juniper, lavender. TO ENERGISE: rosemary, pine, lemon, orange. TO ENCOU
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Pear Delight
With many delicious varieties to choose from, pears bring a subtle, sweet flavour, juiciness and unique texture to the table. Read on for all the pear recipes you’ll need this autumn, with the humble fruit adding a burst of flavour to goat’s cheese c
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Spread The Love
Winning top points for label design, this smooth mix of hazelnuts and cacao boasts just as much goodness on the inside of the jar. $15.99 poppyandolive.co.nz Imagine scorched almonds blended and poured into a jar, and you’re close to the taste-tastic
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The Big Relax
If you find yourself spending more time inside, take advantage of the extra hours by turning your attention to simple activities like mindful colouring and brain-boosting puzzles – or try out some easy breathing techniques to calm your mind. You’ll f
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Some for Mum
This Mother’s Day, don your best apron and whip up a batch of bikkies to share with the mother figure in your life. Choose a citrus shortbread or transform a simple yet delicious vanilla biscuit into a pretty raspberry jam drop. For mums out there wi
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