Ben contributes appetizing recipes to this impressive cookbook, which features 80 of New Zealand’s finest cooks, chefs and bakers! This sumptuous 190-recipe including handwritten notes from each contributor alongside stunning photography shot entirely on location. The legendary artist Dick Frizzell has been commissioned to create original artwork for the front and back cover of the book. Bringing his distinctive perspective to the humble Kiwi tea towel. The Great New Zealand Cookbook benefits kiwi charity KidsCan, which will receive a portion of the proceeds to fund a new initiative that will expand their ‘Food for Kids’programme through the establishment of KidsCan Orchards in schools.
In this cookbook an extremely impressive line-up of over 70 New Zealand chefs, cooks, bakers, writers and foodies share the stories and recipes from their own mother’s kitchen, the food that they remember and which triggers all the best memories of early family life. It is these memories, so often treasured, that are the inspiration for My Mother’s Kitchen Cookbook.
As Ben grew up everyone entered though both his grandparents and his mums kitchen, it was easy for him to celebrate fond memories and share a recipe that his mum often made. With so many wonderful recipes and family favourites from many cultures, this is a very special New Zealand cookbook to enjoy and share.