Introducing Jess Granada: Guest Foodie Series

Introducing Guest Foodie Jess Granada

 

JessJess opened Nanam Eatery with her partner Andrew in March 2015. They started their venture at a 4 meter by 4 meter space at the night markets of Auckland selling “Taco Pao” (taco siopao) with pork cooked in humba sauce and chilli chicken filling. This stall was their humble beginning towards exploring Filipino cuisine, and since then they have been serving both quality interpretations of classic Filipino dishes and daring new ventures into the uncharted territories of its cuisine.

One of Jess’ delicious recipes will be featuring on the WOOP Foodie menu on the 20th of August as part of the WOOP Guest Foodie Series. We sat down with Jess to chat all things food.

 

 

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Introducing Nici Wickes: Guest Foodie Series

Introducing Guest Foodie Nici Wickes

 

NiciBorn in New Zealand and growing up in a large family, Nici was cooking as soon as she could reach the bench top. At eight years old her favourite make-believe game was to play host of a cooking show where she would showcase various recipes – Russian fudge, pancakes, chocolate cakes – from the family kitchen. In 2009 make-believe became reality when she became the presenter for World Kitchen, a new, fast-paced, cheeky travel and cooking show.

 

Two of Nici’s delicious recipes will be featuring on the WOOP Foodie menu on the 25th of June & 3rd of September as part of the WOOP Guest Foodie Series. We sat down with Nici to chat all things food.

 

 

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Introducing Niki Bezzant: Guest Foodie Series

Introducing Guest Foodie Niki Bezzant

 

NikiNiki is a food and nutrition writer, columnist and commentator in New Zealand. She is the founding editor and now Editor-at-large for Healthy Food Guide magazine. The author of two cookbooks, Niki is a weekly columnist for the Herald on Sunday, a regular blogger, speaker and frequent contributor to TV and radio. She is a member of the Council of Directors of the True Health Initiative, an ambassador for Garden to Table, and President of Foodwriters NZ.

 

One of Niki’s delicious recipes will be featuring on the WOOP Foodie menu on the 9th of July as part of the WOOP Guest Foodie Series. We sat down with Niki to chat all things food.

 

 

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Introducing Tamara Johnson: Guest Foodie Series

Introducing Guest Foodie Tamara Johnson

 

TamaraFrom a young age, Tamara has had an astounding career in the New Zealand food scene, most recently as Head Chef at the Malaysian inspired Auckland restaurant Madam Woo. She’s also been a part of kitchen teams at many iconic New Zealand restaurants including Takapuna Beach Café where she learned to make gelato and Clooney where she worked under the tutelage of Chef Des Harris. Tamara has recently relocated to London, where she’s working in a variety of kitchens to submerge herself in the culinary scene before coming back to open an establishment in New Zealand.

 

One of Tamara’s delicious recipes will be featuring on the WOOP Foodie menu on the 23rd of July as part of the WOOP Guest Foodie Series. We sat down with Tamara to chat all things food.

 

 

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Introducing Anne Thorp: Guest Foodie Series

Introducing Guest Foodie Anne Thorp

 

Anne ThorpAnne the “Maori Queen of Cuisine” Thorp promotes simple, fresh, healthy and delicious food using the best produce New Zealand has to offer from land and sea. She is all about good living, simplicity, having fun with food and enjoying life through a healthy diet. For Anne it is as much about the food as it is about the people she shares it with. Her life-long love for food has seen her create television series Kai Ora, publish a cookbook and even be a guest chef on cruise ships for P&O.

 

One of Anne’s delicious recipes will be featuring on the WOOP Foodie menu on the 6th of August as part of the WOOP Guest Foodie Series. We sat down with Anne to chat all things food.

 

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