Christchurch 2015

30 Apr - 2 May, Thu–Sat 10pm–5am, Horncastle Arena

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Peta Mathias

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.


See Peta Mathias live in Christchurch 2015

Thursday 30 April
Fish and olive oil – a marriage made in foodie heaven
1:30pm-2:15pm Whirlpool Cooking Theatre

The Southern French say that fish should be found in only two places – either swimming in water or swimming in olive oil.

Olive oil is a magic substance, the ingestion of which makes you stay young and beautiful forever. It enlivens the palate and warms the heart, embodies simplicity and purity, and enhances the taste of all kinds of foods.

These recipes use olive oil in a slightly unusual way that makes the dishes appear to be drenched in sunshine.

Friday 1 May
Fish and olive oil – a marriage made in foodie heaven
2:30pm-3:15pm Whirlpool Cooking Theatre

The Southern French say that fish should be found in only two places – either swimming in water or swimming in olive oil.

Olive oil is a magic substance, the ingestion of which makes you stay young and beautiful forever. It enlivens the palate and warms the heart, embodies simplicity and purity, and enhances the taste of all kinds of foods.

These recipes use olive oil in a slightly unusual way that makes the dishes appear to be drenched in sunshine.


Recipes by Peta Mathias


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