As New Zealand’s eco-fashion week launches on Wednesday 23rd July, we talk to their Sustainable Style model Jess Clement about her role and what to expect. The brainchild of Denise Anglesey, Eco Fashion Exposed launched in Lower Hutt in 2013 to showcase the variety of New

A scungy bathroom getting you down? Here are seven cost-effective and eco ways to improve this important little room   1. Is the bathroom unpleasantly cold? Many Kiwi houses have less-than-adequate insulation, so check the walls, ceiling or underfloor. If it’s damp or mouldy, consider extra sources of

This classic dessert looks dramatic but is really very simple to create.  6-7 firm seasonal pears, peeled but with stalks on 1/4 cup soft brown sugar approximately 2 cups of red wine juice and jest of 2 oranges 1 tsp of vannila seeds (or the scraped insides of 1 vanilla pod) 250g

Does the idea of rice or tapioca pudding fill you with warm thoughts or bad memories of nasty puddings from the past? Try these classic dishes made new, to discover the comforts of a lovingly made milk pudding, using the freshest creamy milk – or

The season is changing and we're in the mood for a taste of something new. Here's a favourite - even better than the original  1 1/2 kg mixed root vegetables – any selection of parsnips, kumara, baby carrots, turnips and beetroot, Jerusalem artichokes, celeriac, whole unpeeled garlic cloves (we used 2

A richly flavoured and dramatic way to prepare braised red cabbage. Ideal as an accompanying vegetable dish to various autumnal meals.  2 tbsp butter 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1 large beetroot, peeled and grated 1/2 small red cabbage, thinly sliced 1 apple, cored and roughly chopped 1/4 tsp grated

Maximise your outdoor area with a splash of wood stain and paint  You will need:  Stiff broom and Resene Moss and Mould Killer (optional) or Resene Timber and Deck Wash  1 litre Resene Quick Dry Waterborne primer undercoat  10 litres Resene Woodsman Decking Stain CoolColour tinted to Resene Shadow Match  Lumbersider tinted to Resene Koru  Step one  If necessary, treat any moss and mould with Resene Moss and Mould Killer, then

Sometimes it feels like life is delivering one cold shower of rain after another. Alice Boyes offers some tips for keeping your self-esteem robust  By Dr Alice Boyes 1. Maintain your interests Joe lost his job. He used to enjoy going to the gym on his lunch break but

We had almost 1000 entries into our soup recipe competition in Issue #36, and the Good kitchen has been working overtime! We finally managed to whittle it down to three favourites – here are the recipes for you to try at home. Coconut and Kumera soup  Winner: Kumara Soup

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