Archive of month: October 2014

Annabel Langbein: delicious, easy canape recipes

Annabel Langbein is one of our treasured New Zealand celebrity cooks, food writers and publishers. She is also a regular radio guest and TV presenter and has fronted her own TV series ‘Annabel Langbein, The Free Range Cook’ which launched on the TV One network in New Zealand and now screens in over eighty countries. […]

Exceptional Caterers: ‘Dawsons Catering’

Highly experienced and regarded chef Graham Dawson established Dawsons Catering in 1994. Starting out as a boutique catering kitchen, Dawsons is now one of Auckland’s largest and most respected hospitality companies. While fantastic food is Graham’s key focus Dawsons offer a ‘one-stop event shop’ supplying any and all equipment, staff and services to the wedding […]
Schupepe Tents marquee

Exceptional Caterers: ‘Doof Doof Catering’

Mark Reihana (Doof Doof owner) set up Doof Doof Catering in the late 1990’s and has established himself as one of New Zealand’s top production-company caterers. Doof Doof own and operate a fleet of specially designed mobile kitchen-trucks and a fully fitted kitchen container, all of which allow them to create a high quality result […]

Exceptional Caterers: ‘The Great Catering Co.’

Google ‘catering companies’ and you’ll be astonished at the number of companies that come up so choosing one can be difficult if you haven’t had recommendations. Some existing food-chains, cafe’s and restaurants may offer the service of ‘out-catering’ for events and private parties but often their food will be mass-produced by inexperienced kitchen hands and […]

Tent lighting: LED parcans

Event and wedding lighting is not just about flipping on a switch. If you want to turn your tent or venue from ‘plain’ to simply stunning, you’ll probably need to take a more illuminating approach to your decor. Lighting creates mood and when it’s done well, lighting can make everything including your food, guests and […]

Tent decor and accessories DIY – our recommendations – ‘Geoffs Emporium’

Opening in the early 1980’s Geoff’s Emporium (aka ‘Geoff and Ike’s’) have provided party go’ers, artists, creatives and bargain hunters with a treasure chest of odds and ends, surplus items and wacky and wonderful stock to rummage through for decades. For DIY accessories and soft-furnishing additions, don’t go past Geoff’s Emporium. Never a boring day, […]