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Get Cosy in the kitchen this winter!

Food Writers New Zealand has released its first electronic cookbook, Cosy, which promises to deliver new ideas for delicious, hearty fare, while also raising money for charity.

Cosy is designed to help Kiwi cooks navigate the winter months ahead by bringing inspiration, direction and joy to their kitchens with all profits going to Meat the Need, a national charity with a goal to supply much needed meat to City Missions and Food Banks throughout New Zealand.

The e-cook book is just $10 and contains a collection of 40 achievable, family style, winter recipe contributions as well as a series of thought provoking food stories from Food Writers New Zealand members.

Cosy offers up a selection of hearty dishes for all palates including Sarah Tuck’s Stormy Night Carrot, Cumin & Coriander Soup, Nadia Lim’s Turmeric & Ginger Chicken Soup,

Lauraine Jacobs’ Cheesy Cauliflower & Leek Bread Pudding, Lucy Corry’s Malaysian Braised Pork Belly, Annabel Langbein’s Chicken & Ginger Noodle Bowl, Julie Biuso’s Crispy Broccoli & Potato Stacks, Lea Stening’s Lemon Chicken; Helen Jackson’s Chicken Adobo, Fiona Smith’s South American Lamb & Legume stew, Ginny Grant’s Braised Chickpeas with Haloumi + Mojo Verde and Kathy Paterson’s 2020 NZ version of The Woolton Pie, a pie widely served in Britain during WWII, and many more mouth-watering winter -inspired recipes.

Project lead and Food Writers NZ member Kathy Paterson says the idea for the book came from a ‘taste’ for giving.

“During COVID-19 lockdown it became apparent that people were looking for recipes, so I rallied the troops. The call went out for recipe contributions and within the day we had enough recipes for an e-cookbook”, she says.

“With the increasing number of Kiwis in need of support and nourishment through City Missions and Food Banks, choosing new charity Meat the Need was a no-brainer,” Paterson says

For more information or to purchase a copy of the electronic cookbook click here

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