There’s a challenging and very exciting week ahead for The Gourmet Within. Our first ever appearance at the Auckland Food Show – and we’re taking a bunch of our favourite Matakana artisan food products, and their producers, with us.
Stefano's courtyard on Waiheke is great for long lunches.
Good grief, it’s nearly over! The Gourmet Within crew has been holidaying all over the North Island, sneakily checking out foodie deliciousness wherever we go.
Carmel and Chef Mark were in Waiheke with their family; they made their traditional pilgrimage toStefano’s Italian Pizza and Pasta in Surfdale. Apparently they all experience terrible cravings for Stefano’s Feta e Aglio pizza, which includes artichokes, feta, garlic, rosemary and olives.
We're very excited here at The Gourmet Within. Our inaugural blog post! It's been a long time in the planning. We're aiming to bring you all sorts of things you need to know (and possibly a few you don't) about the foodie scene in and around the Matakana area and further afield as well. And of course, we'll keep you informed about what's happening at The Gourmet Within.
We've spread our yummy net from Puhoi to Pakiri - there are loads of artisan food producers here, whose wares we are looking forward to sampling and keeping you informed about. We'll also keep track of gourmet events including, of course, our own regular and delicious food experiences. Cookery classes for any style and palate, corporate team-building fun (make it as competitive as you like!) – and soon, private fine dining as well.