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Pavlova Makes for an Odd Culinary History

Pavlova Makes for an Odd Culinary History

Some of the sweet things you’ve been eating all your life have a very interesting, contentious history, women’s interest site Bustle reports, listing New Zealand’s very own pavlova in its “Strange History of Five…

Pavlova & Rivesaltes by Air France

Pavlova & Rivesaltes by Air France

Air France’s June inflight magazine travels “to the end of the earth with this delicious New Zealand dessert:  A meringue that’s crisp on the outside and soft in the middle, topped with divine crème…

There Is No Occasion That a Pavlova Doesn’t Add to

There Is No Occasion That a Pavlova Doesn’t Add to

“Most New Zealand and Australian rivalries are fought on the rugby field, the cricket pitch or the netball court,” according to the Vancouver Sun’s Tracey Tufnail, who includes her own family’s recipe for the…

The Musket Room Offers Impeccable New Zealand Cuisine

The Musket Room Offers Impeccable New Zealand Cuisine

“The Musket Room serves New Zealand cuisine with an impeccable presentation, adding a bit of whimsy with touches, such as edible flowers. And it is shaking things up with a revamped cocktail menu”…

Proof in the pudding

Proof in the pudding

The pavlova is a New Zealand-invented dessert, and the proof is in the dictionary entry. An argument dating back generations between Australia and New Zealand over which of them invented the pavlova appears to…

Pavlova in a Glass

Pavlova in a Glass

New Zealand’s capital city was the grand final host and inspiration for the 42BELOW Cocktail World Cup winning beverage, Wellington Fizz. American Sean Hoard, 23, wowed the judges with a playful kiwifruit vodka fizz…

Whisked Debate

Whisked Debate

Helen Leach, an academic at Otago University, is hoping to settle the origins of the pavlova with recipes found in a 1933 Mothers’ Union cookbook and in a 1929 rural magazine, both calling the…

NZ’s Cup of Joe

NZ’s Cup of Joe

Pavlova and flat whites are on the menu in Washington D.C. thanks to American policy analyst Art Hauptman who opened Cassatt’s restaurant after holidaying in New Zealand. And for this Washington Post reviewer it…

Piece of Cake LA

Piece of Cake LA

Times food writer Amy Scattergood introduces Americans to the humble pavlova: “a dessert with an unexpected, rustic elegance.” As well as providing a step-by-step recipe, Scattergood details the historical and cultural background of the…

Enough with the Pavlova War

Enough with the Pavlova War

“ANZAC sibling rivalry must end,” says High Court judge Michael Kirby. Kirby has proposed a common passport, currency and tax system to honour the 2015 centenary of Gallipoli. Visiting Australian Treasurer Peter Costello: “A single Anzac currency…

World Without Oz

World Without Oz

If Australia didn’t exist, “Kiri Te Kanawa would be known as La Stupenda,” “New Zealanders would outnumber sheep” and “the pavlova would be indisputably a New Zealand Creation.”

Voon New Zealand Fashion Showcased at Lucire

Voon New Zealand Fashion Showcased at Lucire

Wellington designer Sophie Voon brings her distinctively antipodean dresses to the world; from the ‘Pavlova’ (left with buzzy bee) in white, to the ‘Southern Cross’ in mauve. Her latest edition of influential fashion magazine…