48 days ago

Remote Cooking: Lockdown 2.0

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

So here we are again, cooking from home, as we swing back to lessons learned from Lockdown 1.
Choux Pastry transformed into Profiteroles with crème Chantilly and eclairs with pastry cream and rich chocolate ganache.

Take a look at these great examples of Choux Pastry transformed into Profiteroles with creme Chantilly and eclairs with pastry cream and rich chocolate ganache.

Link below for the recipe and the full story.

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43 minutes ago

Mass recall of popular reusable coffee cups

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Reusable coffee cup manufacturer Biopak has issued a recall for some products, due to the possibility of part of the cup detaching when liquid is present.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) issued the recall on September 30, advising people to stop using it immediately as a user could be burnt or scalded.

What you need to know:

- Contact Biopak or ring 0800 246 725 to get a refund on faulty items.

- The products were sold from January 2013 to September 2020

- All resuable coffee cups (8oz, 12oz, 16oz) in plain green or white should be
returned to Biopak.

- Those with custom names “SexieCoffie”, “Columbit”, “Echo”, “Hedland”, “Crop to Cup” or “Home Grain”. Should be returned immediately.

To find out more about this recall, see the government recall website.

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3 days ago

Crises bring swift decisions - why can't we always be that swift?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland's raft of crises in 2020 has resulted in some clever and quick responses. So why can't our decision-makers always be so nimble? Read the story below:

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19 hours ago

DRUM ROLL! Our 2021 Calendar Competition winners are in! 🤩

The Team from SPCA - Auckland Centre

We were blown away by the amazing entries we received for our 2021 Calendar Competition. We’ve now completed the very difficult judging process - we had well over 2000 entries which is incredible and by far the most we’ve ever received!
The calendars have been finalised, we have selected the winners, and are thrilled to say they are now available to PRE-ORDER!

Filled with incredible photos of pets across New Zealand, we are so happy with how the calendars look and now is your chance to get your paws on your copies early!

We are running pre-orders for a limited time only, so get your orders in NOW! We have three versions to buy: cat, dog and 'companions, great and small’!
You can pre-order yours here: www.spca.nz...

Thank you so much to everyone who submitted your beautiful pet photos. It made us so happy seeing how loved and happy so many animals in New Zealand are!

All pre-orders, as well as complimentary calendars for entrants, will be posted at the end of October / beginning of November!

Check out all of our winners on our website here: www.spca.nz...

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