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A Treat

Zwetschgenkuchen

Zwetschgenkuchen

This year we had again a quantity of Damson Plums from the Swiss Club. Put to good use by Mrs H producing delicious Zwetschgenkuchen on a base of yeast pastry with a good sprinkling of crunchy almonds……

New Year and Light

Mountain of Food

Mountain of Food

The Shri Swaminarayan Hindu temple in Avondale celebrated Diwali (the festival of light) yesterday, and with it a new year in the Gujarati calendar (year 2072, in fact). A large number of devotees joined the celebrations at the temple, with a mountain of food as centrepiece (nearly 1000 dishes prepared by many families for the occasion).…

New Lynn Night Market

Smiles from John, Momo, and their orchids

Smiles from John, Momo, and their orchids

After a two months’ winter break, the New Lynn Night Market (every Thursday from 5:30pm to 9pm at the Community Centre) started up again at the beginning of September. When I was there last night, I thought that the number of stalls was smaller than last season – but there was an impressive variety nonetheless.…

Aging Room

Aging Room

Aging Room

No, it’s not me in God’s waiting room, but rather a display/dry aging cabinet at the Neat Meat Company in Ponsonby Central. You can look from the outside in, or from the inside out.

The City Daily Photo theme for March is “Aging”.…

Chef Aslahan

Chef Aslahan

Chef Aslahan

When I stopped to take a shot of her stall, Aslahan quickly moved into the picture, explaining that the chef belonged with the food. Fair enough! Obviously, her lamb roast rolls had gone like hotcakes, but beside that there were meatball rolls, ham rolls, and roast chicken rolls and more.…

No 1 Pancake

No 1 Pancake, Lorne Street

No 1 Pancake, Lorne Street

The City Daily Photo theme for August is “Takeaway Store”. Click here for pictures from all over the world interpreting the theme.

This is a popular spot for a quick and inexpensive bite. Most of the time there are a few people standing, waiting for their pancake to be prepared in front of them.…

Crafty Baker

Lee, Christine, Pete - Crafty Bakers

Lee, Christine, Pete – Crafty Bakers

The Crafty Baker opened its doors to the public on Friday – a roaring success, even though it meant that their fabled croissants had sold out by the time I arrived after midday. In my usual moderate way, I got a seeded sourdough loaf and a ginger slice (because it is hard to resist temptation).…

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