Cold Smoker

At last a cost efficient Cold Smoker!! The UFO Cold Smoke Generator unit can be readily attached to standard smoke box with double racks. (You can of course use the Smoke Box for hot smoking if you choose) The UFO Cold Smoke Generation Unit is simply fixed on the end of smoke box by drilling.. read more →

05 Dec 2012
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Wild Kitchens

Monteiths Brewing Co have published their new book WILD KITCHENS (The Best of Monteiths Beer and Wild Food Challenge) By Kerry Tyach Little Karoo have been closely associated with many contestants in this competition supplying unique NZ ingredients and Game Meats. The book profiles some great recipes utilising Piko Piko – bush asparagus                                                     Horopito –.. read more →

05 Dec 2012
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TASTE – Auckland

From all reports TASTE Auckland in November this year was very well attended even though there was some rather dodgy weather. Makoto Tokuyama  of Cocoro developed a small tasting platter of Marlborough ORA King Salmon with Marlborough Saffron “Temari – Sushi” Marlborough Saffron is a perfect partner for Salmon with a delicate flavour and supportive colour... read more →

05 Dec 2012
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Asian Influence

Asian styles of Cuisine and ingredients ( Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Thai ) have made a huge impact on NZ Cuisine. Restaurants of all types now present food with an Asian twist, fusion, or influence.                                                            Sushi has made huge inroads in NZ and Natural demographics and tourism to NZ would suggest we will see a growing.. read more →

05 Dec 2012
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Milk Fed Lamb

Kuratau Milk Fed Lamb will again be available in the local market from October to December 2012. Little Karoo has developed this product over the last 3 years, sourcing from a farm at Kuratau at the southern end of Lake Taupo. Milk Fed Lamb has been widely acclaimed by restaurants such as Foodstore, Tribeca, The Grove and Euro... read more →

03 Oct 2012
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Holiday Time – Europe/Nth Africa

During May – July Gill and I travelled through France, Spain and Morocco. While we thoroughly enjoyed the Cuisines of the World we always return to New Zealand with a great appreciation of the variety, quality and execution of New Zealand food. The ability of the Spanish to create sublime Tapas and Pintxos from local.. read more →

03 Oct 2012
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Meeting Mark “the Foodhunter” Brownstein

I had pleasure of meeting Mark Brownstein Foodhunter in Auckland during February. Mark travels the world discovering unique ingredients and through multimedia support spreads the word on flavours and foods of the World He is domiciled in Santa Barbara(California), Italy and Bangkok. What a life of discovery!! Mark and Great Taste NZ see opportunities to.. read more →

01 Feb 2012
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Shitake Mushrooms

This is a prized mushroom, grown fresh in Auckland. In late 2011 this product was introduced to Auckland Chefs and has received rave reviews for its flavour, freshness, “Meatiness”, keeping ability and price. Call us now for trial shipments. read more →

28 Jan 2012
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Marlborough Saffron Room

Great Taste NZ represents the sale of Marlborough Saffron Room products throughout New Zealand. A range including Saffron threads, Verjuice, oil, extract and encapsulated powder leads the way in innovation for chef’s use. The colour and flavour of products is of an exceptionally high standard. read more →

28 Jan 2012
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