Recipes

4 food myths you should stop believing

Searching for food and health information on Google will bring up at least 1,000,000 links for each question you have ...
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Back to the roots – taking charge of our health with traditional fermented foods

Rather than sit back and enjoy their twilight years, Margaret and Jim Pringle chose a more adventurous retirement plan – ...
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3 amazing Birthday cake recipes

In our crazy busy lives there’s always something intensely satisfying when you create a cake and share it with family ...
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Ladies at Lunch – are we ready for what the future holds?

Over a delicious meal at Tauranga’s newest restaurant, Viet De Cuisine, our Ladies at Lunch deliberated over whether we’re ready ...
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Viet de Cuisine – satiating demand for Asian cuisine in Tauranga

Viet De Cuisine is Tauranga’s newcomer to the dining precinct, recently replacing one of The Strand’s older players. This restaurant ...
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Summer’s coming! Beauty products to get ready

Summer is only weeks away so be ready to greet it with products that will make you feel and look ...
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focus Birthday pop-up in the sun

What better way to celebrate focus magazine’s second birthday than with a mouthwatering lunch on a beautiful winter’s day in ...
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In focus: cook book, podcast for ladies and other things we loved

In focus is a fortnightly, online update on things that the focus team has loved. New places we have discovered, ...
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Harbourside Restaurant, Tauranga, Miso Glazed Salmon with sango sprouts, mung beans, pickled ginger and miso dressing

Delicious, delectable Harbourside Restaurant in Tauranga

It would be easy to miss if you didn’t know it was there. Tucked under the railway bridge and housed ...
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Sister power – cooking duo on mission to feed New Zealand

It might be a little tooearly to talk about an ‘empire’, but uber-talented cooking duo Karena and Kasey Bird are ...
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Kid-friendly veggies – healthy recipes your kids would love

Evidently, it can take up to 15 tastes before a child will accept a new flavour. Double that number when ...
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foods that make you sleepy

Foods that make you sleepy

It might be a late-night bite to help you fall asleep quickly or a sneaky snack that's preventing you from ...
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