Book Club

Surviving modern motherhood

Two courageous Kiwi women, one an author and the other a pediatrician, lay bare the raw joy, beauty, discomfort and […]

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Say Hello to Carly Findlay

By Cat Rodie Carly Findlay wishes that the strangers who stopped her in the street would just say ‘hello’. The […]

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52 of the best beer and wine bars in Melbourne

The world’s dominant beverages born of grape and grain have witnessed unprecedented growth over the past few years, and in […]

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Michelle Obama breaks ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ record

Former first lady Michelle Obama now has one of the top-selling books of the decade with her memoir ‘Becoming’. It’s been […]

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A children’s book subscription service with a uniquely Kiwi twist

For a country of just over 4 million people, way out in the Pacific, we sure seem to have a […]

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Christmas gift guide: Must-read books for summer

MiNDFOOD looked at what Sydney booksellers Meredith Drake of BIG W, Jon Page, of Pages and Pages and Grant Fehon, […]

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How to live life without fear

A new book series promises to equip individuals with the necessary skills to achieve success and life fulfillment. When life […]

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‘Unsheltered’: Survival in the face of change

From the internationally bestselling author of ‘The Poisonwood Bible’, ‘The Lacuna’ and ‘Flight Behaviour’ comes a publishing event and novel […]

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The Cellar Bar

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served six days a week at Cellar Bar, but it is really the pasta that runs the show. And now, chef and restaurateur Guy Grossi shares the restaurant’s recipes for its most beloved dishes for the first time – including that famous lasagne. With over 80 recipes that showcase the menu, learn how to make bread, desserts, piatti, pasta (of course) and a Negroni or two in true Cellar Bar fashion.

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The Noma Guide To Fermentation

Fermentation is one of the biggest food trends right now, and at noma, one of the world’s best restaurants, every dish includes some fermented element. We talk to David Zilber – the chef who runs the restaurant’s acclaimed fermentation lab – about his new book, The Noma Guide to Fermentation, and whether everyday people can actually embrace this trend at home.

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Inspiration to Eat Well for those living with diabetes

A new recipe book with a fresh take on healthy, tasty meals will make life much easier for those living […]

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Cookbook ‘Smith & Deli-cious’ helps you prepare the perfect vegan meal even meat-lovers will enjoy

When you visit Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse’s plant-based neighbourhood shop, Smith & Deli, you’re likely to find a line […]

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My Indian Kitchen

Inspired by her mother’s cooking, Ashia Ismail-Singer brings her earliest food memories to life with this delicious recipe book. Featuring traditional recipes as well as a range of modern Indian tastes and textures these recipes are sure to inspire.

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Happy Food

Plenty of research has suggested a connection between diet and gut health – but can the food we eat also impact our mood? We speak to Niklas Ekstedt and Henrik Ennart about their new book, Happy Food, and how our diet can affect our wellbeing.

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New on the shelf: Health books worth a read

Looking for a Smart Thinking read this spring? Try one of these health books and inspire a life of wellness. […]

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Book review: The Botanist’s Daughter

Discovery. Desire. Deception. A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by more than a century, in a race to […]

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Nigella Lawson celebrates 20th anniversary of her first cookbook

Many of us have a well-worn copy of ‘How to Eat’ in our bookshelf – and now, it’s celebrating 20 years’ […]

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Behind the book: Long Way from No Go

A memoir of an Aboriginal woman, Tjanara Goreng Goreng, who began life without any of the advantages of her fellow […]

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A bunch of new words added to the dictionary

Merriam Webster adds more than 840 new words to their dictionary. A dictionary is said to be a glossary of […]

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4 tips to make a success of your business

So you want to start a business, but need advice on the best approach? MiNDFOOD caught up with Ingrid Thompson, […]

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Book review: ‘Renew your mind’ and stop the stress

Few of us truly enjoy our day-to-day lives. Instead, we run around chasing our ever-growing to-do list, and end up […]

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A book about women and wine in Australia

‘The Fabulous Ladies’ Guide to Wine’ by Jane Thomson is now available, detailing everything you need to know about women and […]

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95-year-old author to publish his 70th book

John Dunmore is a much-published author and world authority on Pacific exploration, recognised for his service by the governments of […]

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The Magic of Writing

Many people shy away from writing because they don’t believe they are a writer, but the truth is everyone can be and should be a writer. Writing is therapy, it is healing, it provides a creative outlet and a way to relax. Writing is magic.

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