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

Dreaming of your next summer holiday? Sarah Heeringa hunts out a dreamy hideaway to rest and recuperate. By Sarah Heeringa. The drive is made even more enjoyable in a Lexus ES 300h. This top-of-the-line hybrid combines fuel efficiency with the best in comfortable design. The road to the Cape Palliser

Dreaming of your next summer holiday? Sarah Heeringa goes hunting for a top spot to birdwatch the days away By Sarah Heeringa Our party of eight is shuffling as stealthily as we can along the dark bush track. The sun has long since gone down and though

Make these simple clay stars using a modeling clay that you bake. Simple and lovely, if you've got children wanting to get involved in Christmas crafts, they're a sure-fire winner. By Sarah Heeringa and Susan Elijas What you will need:  Air-drying modelling clay - available at any craft shop A

Great Barrier Island wildlife sanctuary operator Emma Cronin recently travelled to Peru to raise awareness of the black petrel, or Táiko, a migratory seabird that only breeds on Great and Little Barrier Islands in the Hauraki Gulf. She explains more about this species in decline - with only 1500

A super-easy traditional Christmas decoration to make with paper.  By Sarah Heeringa and Susan Elijas Traditional Polish Christmas celebrations begin on Christmas Eve with the appearance of the first star in the sky gwiazda (or little star). This reminds them of the star in Bethlehem that guided

As seen in issue 39 of Good, Skye Wishart looks into the world of fermentation and how these foodstuffs can help our health. Here, she explains one fermented food in particular.  Fermented green tea Kombucha  What is Kombucha? Kombucha is also known as Kargasok tea, tea fungus, haipao and Manchurian

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