Your 3 new fave feijoa recipes!

A walk around the block in February can yield some tasty surprises rolled into gutters, peeping out from under eaves on the pavement, or hidden in plain site. We’re talking about delicious and nutritious feijoas! Whether they’re bruised, bird pecked or managed to land unscathed, we Kiwis love this curious green-skinned fruit! What’s the deal...

2 Easy methods to make great cold brew coffee at home

We’re huge fans of iced coffee here at Almond Breeze but cold brew is the latest and greatest in the cold coffee category and we’re embracing it. It’s the trend that’s swept the globe, and with cafés shut everywhere, people are experimenting with creating their beloved fix at home. Making cold brew is cheaper, looks...

10 Beautiful festive decorations that don’t cost the earth

Whatever you celebrate this summer season – from Hannukah, Dhanu Sankranti, Solstice, Gita Jayanti, Yuletide, Christmas, the Lunar New Year – Year of the Ox, to the birthday of ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib, and Laylat al-Mi’raj in March – we know that decorating your house can be fun and bring everyone together over food and...

7 Festive recipes to capture the holiday spirit

If there’s one thing 2020 taught us it’s that we Kiwis love to bake! But even if you escaped the great lockdown baking frenzy, maybe now’s the perfect time to round out the year by getting fancy in the kitchen. To complete our season 7 recipe stack, we even adapted an egg nog recipe so...

6 Strawberrylicious recipes from around the globe

Strawberries are in season and they’re popping up all over the place like, well, strawberries! Whether you like them dipped in choccie sauce, smothered in cream, served with your fave brekkie cereal, in an antioxidant-packed smoothie, or as a decadent addition to divine kitchen creations, there’s no doubt these little heavenly red fruits carry a...

8 Must-have kitchen gadgets you need to make you a Masterchef

Getting fancy in the kitchen is all the better when you have the right gadgets to do it. It may be a matter of saving the pennies to buy some of the pricier items, or adding them to birthday wish lists. But once you’ve amassed the right tools, there’ll be nothing in the way between...

Kiwi Film Festival hot picks + snacks to enjoy while watching

While many people love getting out in winter, we’re chuffed that this year’s Whānau Mārama New Zealand International Film Festival is also showing online despite the many challenges along the way, giving us even more options to enjoy world class films with our preferred choice of viewing experience. With our watering holes filling up thanks...

Download our 5-day winter soup menu

Believe it or not, soup has a legacy dating back a whopping 20,000 years, with evidence of everything from clay vessels to watertight baskets made of reeds or bark and even animal hides used to contain and cook soup over hot rocks. Ingredients included anything that could be caught, captured or gathered, from animal bones,...

5 Winter warmers to feed a hungry household

As we head towards the shortest day of the year (yippee!) meal prep is all about simple, easy and tasty, and nothing says cosy comfort food like our 5 favourites below. Plus, as well as giving a decent dose of yum, each one contains hero ingredients that boost immunity. You’ll want to make these recipes...

4 Flour-free, no bake recipes for chocolate lovers to light up lockdown

Lockdown has had us turn into master chefs (with some spectacular baking fails along the way!😂😂😂) but if getting your hands on flour has proven to be all too much, we thought we’d let you have all the fun in the kitchen without the supermarket scramble. So here are our 4 super easy recipes for...