29 days ago

Chocolate Day!

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

A fantastic two day chocolate work making Chocolate Soufflé, Raymond Blanc's Cafe Creme in chocolate cup, Chocolate Delice and the Croquembouche by our Level 4 Advanced Cookery & Diploma Chefs.

Here are some pictures of the incredible dessert variety our students created!

Click on the link to read the recipe of Choux Pastry!

More messages from your neighbours
2 hours ago

Poll: Do you support a sugar tax? What should NZ do about its high child obesity rate?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Central Leader

Hi neighbours, an international report has ranked NZ's child obesity rate second-worst in the OECD with 39 per cent of Kiwi kids overweight or obese. Unicef is now calling for the Government to introduce a sugar tax to curb the problem. Would you support this? What do you think needs to be done about child obesity? Read the full story here: www.stuff.co.nz...

Do you support a sugar tax? What should NZ do about its high child obesity rate?
  • 50% Yes, I would support a sugar tax
    50% Complete
  • 16.7% No, the Government shouldn't police people's eating habits
    16.7% Complete
  • 33.3% No, education would be more effective than a tax
    33.3% Complete
  • 0% Other (I'll tell you in the comments)
    0% Complete
36 votes
14 minutes ago

What's On: Matakana Hall Market

Lynda from Manly

Another beautiful selection of local craft, Vintage collectibles etc. Designer clothing, produce and plants. Come along to see something unique and different. All enquires welcome. ph 0272522194.
Matakana Hall Market
  • Matakana Hall
28 minutes ago

When bags move like ballerinas

The Team from Auckland Museum

Ballerinas twist, turn and move so gracefully that they often seem other-worldly, but would you ever compare a ballerina to a bag?

In our Carried Away: Bags Unpacked exhibition, artist Isaac Katzoff’s glass bag got itself a nickname of just that: the ballerina. The nickname was given after the bag hinted at graceful movement while it was under the spotlight in the photography studio - it's inner performer was at the ready.

Although the Museum holds many objet d’art (art objects), the beautiful photography and images of the collection are themselves works of art, as this image of Katzoff's bag here is. Museum photographers work behind the scenes to create images of objects that act as both documentation and art.

As Artweek Auckland comes to a close this weekend, we wanted to showcase just one of many of the wonderful objet d'art from within our Applied Arts & Design collection.

Come and see 'the ballerina' for yourself, alongside many other wonderful works of art at Carried Away: Bags Unpacked, on now and free with Museum entry.