September 13, 2019
Springtime in New York offered Cuisine editor Kelli Brett conversations inside the kitchens of two exceptional but very different chefs, at very different stages within their brilliant careers. Listen in to the diverse approach of chefs Eric Ripert & Matt Lambert to the highs and lows, the pressures and the excitement of running a Michelin starred restaurant in one of the worlds most competitive restaurant hot spots...
July 26, 2019
Cuisine editor Kelli Brett explores that wonderful occurrence, the Chef's Collab. The opportunity as a diner to experience the flavours, techniques and approach of a visiting chef that you may not usually have access to. You'll hear from 3 incredible chefs that are winging their way to New Zealand to perform alongside local chefs at Visa Wellington on a Plate 2019; Sara Kramer from restaurant Kismet, LA; London's Ravinder Bhogal from restaurant Jikoni, London; Margot Henderson from The Rochelle Canteen, London.
Plus, a little closer to home chefs Nic Watt and Chris Will from Masu at Sky City Auckland are teaming up with chef Casey Mcdonald for a taste of Craggy Range.
Nic says it is shaping up to be a bit of a ripper...
June 4, 2019
In the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attacks, discover the power that the sharing of food can bring to the table. Hear local chef Simo Abbari describe how he will use food to build a new bridge to understanding, respect and connection for all Kiwis. Listen as Cuisine editor Kelli Brett asks hospo professionals Ben Shewry and Sid & Chand Sahrawat to share the outcomes of their tremendous initiatives to support the Christchurch victims and their families. #proudlynewzealand
April 19, 2019
Chef Massimo Bottura has made the TIME magazine list of the 100 most influential people on our planet. Cuisine editor Kelli Brett shares an intimate conversation with this super heavyweight within the world of gastronomy recorded back in 2012 during the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 20th anniversary celebrations. Much has changed, or has it? Have a listen...
March 3, 2019
Cuisine editor Kelli Brett brings you the latest food news and chats with Lauraine Jacobs, past president of Food Writers New Zealand, the food columnist for the NZ Listener magazine and an internationally respected food and drink writer and author. Fiercely passionate about New Zealand food and in particular the promotion of regional food and artisan producers. Have a listen as Lauraine shares some of her delicious stories from the past and her thoughts about the brilliant future of the New Zealand food story.
December 19, 2018
Cuisine Editor Kelli Brett takes Heston Blumenthal out for lunch and has some very Sassy Chats with New Zealand women in hospitality.