Truffles R Us

An English farmer aims to bring truffles – “the black diamond of the fungi world” – to the masses using technology purchased from the NZ Institute for Crop and Food Research. Nigel Hadden-Paton of Truffle UK Limited is selling the tree seedlings implanted with truffle spores for a mere 25 pounds each. “There is,” he says “a ridiculous amount of snobbery surrounding the truffle and there needn’t be.”


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Karen Walker Launching Cool and Real Wedding Line

Karen Walker Launching Cool and Real Wedding Line

New Zealand-based designer Karen Walker is expanding her business to include a fully-fledged bridal line, Karen Walker Atelier, according to Vogue magazine. To anyone who knows Walker’s kaleidoscopic prints, funky sunglasses, and…