Rewarding yourself or your children with a treat is so
ingrained we think nothing of it but Dunedin nutritionist Wal
Herring believes it is time to change. She tells Rebecca Fox
about her book on creating healthy eaters.
Given our love of Mediterranean cuisines it's surprising
we haven't embraced fresh figs as readily as we've taken
wine, olives and olive oil into our kitchens. Charmian Smith
talks to Murray Douglas, who grows and processes fresh figs
in Hawkes Bay.