Here at F&P we’ve been doing a bit of documentation and story telling of late. You see, even though our heritage only dates back to the 1930’s, there are still countless stories to be told and significant milestones to be celebrated. And so it is with a hefty hard-back tome that we share with the world our history.
Here at the end of the earth it feels as though the rain will never stop. It falls in sheets, it blows sideways, it floats down to the earth in a hazy sun shower and it bounces off wet asphalt, little balls of ice gathering in pretty white piles which melt quickly into muddy pools. It is winter, the skies are grey, the days short and infinite numbers of chimneys billow infinite plumes of white grey smoke into the chilly night air.
I have fond memories of being on the beach as a little girl, collecting pipis with my brothers. The tide stretched out for what felt like miles in front of us, exposing a multitude of pools in which gathered wee hermit crabs scuttling nervously back-and-forth under the water in their stolen shells.
This month we bring you black & white, a celebration of the Rugby World Cup, and more importantly a celebration of our boys in black. We decided to get a little bit inventive and experiment with colours and flavours, with textures and tones and we are happy to say that we are pretty damn pleased with the results! We paired coconut panna cotta with black sesame tuiles and rocket flowers,
Last week was a big one. It had been months in the making and last Wednesday when the doors to the Auckland Homeshow finally opened, we revealed our latest dining experience, Yum. The stand was suggestive of a Kiwi bach. A sustainable deck stretched out beyond the kitchen displaying our premium products and beyond this,
In all my thirty years I had never, until last week, set foot in any one of our Pacific Island nations. To me it was a world undiscovered, a world which despite our geographic proximity and our close connections, I had spent little time contemplating. Oh how quickly this all changed!
- Whittaker's Chocolate
- spelt flour
- rye flour
- Rice & Grains
- Pulses & Legumes
- Pasta & Noodles
- Nuts & Seeds
- ice cream
- Green tomatoes
- full cream milk
- Fish & Seafood
- Dutch process cocoa