Making this ciabatta recipe goes against what you might have
learnt about breadmaking. It needs a stand beater (or strong
arms and a lot of elbow grease). The bread has an elastic
texture and chewy crust.
The first batch of students from the Otago Polytechnic's
bachelor of culinary arts course graduate this weekend.
Rebecca Fox talks to Rosie McLean about finding her way in
the food world and winning one of the polytechnic's top four
awards, the Otago Daily Times award for personal
Bleberries and corn salsa? Blueberry pizza with honeyed goat
cheese and prosciutto? These odd pairings may seem out of the
ordinary, but are sure to leave your tastebuds tingling with
their quirky, but delicious, flavour collisions.