Good's editor Jai Breitnauer looks at the problem with pork  Daniel Todd with his wife Claire on their farm in the Tararua Ranges. Image credit Dan Henry  If you watch Country Calendar, then on Saturday you’re in for a real treat. Daniel Todd, owner of Woody’s Farm near Levin,

Golden syrup and baking soda give these old favourites flavour and crispness. Ingredients: 125g butter2 tbsp golden syrup1 cup flour1 cup sugar3/4 cup desiccated coconut1 cup rolled oats1 tsp baking soda2 tbsp boiling water Preheat oven to 180°C. Gently melt butter and golden syrup together. In a

We live in an age of constant communication, but for many that means we've never felt so remote. Ditch the screen and get connected old-skool style with these tips.  Words Jai Breitnauer 1. Be unavailable Between answering emails, texting your husband and checking your holiday snaps have uploaded on

From global antibiotic resistance to eco-friendly hair products, how we manage our health has a strong impact on the world  The recently released Antimicrobial Resistance – Implications for New Zealanders report by The Royal Society compiled evidence on what impacts antimicrobial resistance would have in New Zealand. With many

Chronic tardiness is all about your personality type, says psychology expert Alice Boyes  Personality types can overlap and blend, but if lateness is a character trait you wish to change, then identifying root causes is a good place to start.  The people pleaser People pleasers are late because

A scrumptious and filling salad. For a vegetarian option, simply use vegetable stock and omit steak. Recipe and styling Sarah Heeringa. Photography Amanda Reelick 2 medium sized porterhouse steaks,    we used Silver Fern Farms Beef Porterhouse Steaks 2 medium orange kumara, peeled and cubed 2 cups vegetable or chicken

Bouquet garni is French for ‘garnished bouquet’. It’s simply a bundle of herbs tied together with string or collected in a small piece of cheesecloth. You can make your own bouquet garni using clean string or twine and a selection of strong fresh herbs.  Bouquet garni is French

Fairtrade organic molasses comes from a farmer-owned co-operative in Paraguay. Darkly sweet and delicious, this vitamin and mineral-rich syrup adds a deep caramel flavour. Try this recipe for a delectable, gingery treat.  By Sarah Heeringa 3/4 cup butter, melted 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses, we used

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