Peta Mathias MNZM is a writer, television presenter, cooking teacher and culinary tour host. She normally lives half the year in Auckland and half the year in her home & cooking school in Uzès in the South of France. For 12 years Peta presented the award winning prime time travel/food shows 'Taste New Zealand', 'Taste Takes off' and 'A Taste of Home'.
She has written 18 books on food, travel, social commentary and love. The next book, published by Penguin Random will be published in October. It is called 'Shed Couture' and is about fashion and clothing.
Since 2005 Peta has been hosting her culinary tours to Marrakech, the Basque Country, Puglia in Southern Italy, India and Vietnam. Since Covid she now does tours in NZ, Australia and Rarotonga.