When Tranja Fry of Fossil Ridge Wines in Nelson produced some
of her own freshly roasted macadamia nuts and a flowering
stalk from one of the trees behind the vineyard restaurant,
it struck me that Tasman Bay has a remarkably mild climate
for the South Island.
Daniel Pfyl, hospitality management lecturer at Otago
Polytechnic, shares some professional techniques to make your
cooking easier. This month he shows us how to make a German
Christmas stollen with marzipan.