55 days ago

Sunday Star-Times

The Team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

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2 minutes ago

The Art of a Club Sandwich

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

In New Zealand, business entertaining often occurs at drinks party events with elegant finger food hosted in the office reception or board room. The menu must be varied, with some vegetarian and gluten-free options and offer a mixture of fresh and crunchy palate-tempting snacks.

The Classic Club Sandwich remains one of these 'comfort dishes' that is ever popular but it needs to hold together so that the components don't slip alway and fall on your special jacket or silk dress.

As part of our Canapes and Drinks Party Cuisine module, we make a classic club with the test being - can you cut it in a triangle shape, on its side, and place on a platter, without the sandwich collapsing...

4 hours ago

Drive-In cinema opens tomorrow night...

Kate from Meadowbank

Looking for some covid-friendly, family-friendly/date-friendly fun? Check this out.... thedrivein.nz...

A dear friend of mine has turned a rancid Covid lemon into a huge serve of burgers and ice-cream for all of us...

(She’s not on neighbourly yet so I’m posting on her behalf)

Anna Hood and her business partner Vinnie Sherry, run Campbell+Co, an events business in NZ (Diner en Blanc, etc). Covid-19 has pulled the proverbial handbrake on their thriving business - as it has for so many businesses.

So … in a cool example of courage, innovation & quick action, Anna and Vinnie have launched Drive-In Cinema (thedrivein.nz...) at the ASB Stadium in Auckland, with sponsor AA Smartfuel.

Starting tomorrow, it’s 23 sessions across 10 days. You stay in your car, pre-ordered food is brought to you, contactless of course (Burger Burger and Ben&Jerry’s) and you get to watch a cool movie.

Go get those tix and support a local biz while getting your burger on

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1 hour ago

Will you make the most of changes to DIY rules?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.

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