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Our thing is to inspire and motivate kids to cook for themselves

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Pick Preserve Serve Cookbook & The Kiwi Sizzler Cookbook on special click here

Most people go back to school to update their skill base......University, College and Polytech.   After 18 years cooking in Kitchens around the world I am heading back to School ......Primary School -  Kids Can Cook Kitchen - " A Community of Kids Feeding Themselves "

Chris Fortune
Dad and Husband
  • Why do the French people like eating Snails.... ………..because they don’t like eating slow food ! It was our turn to sample these interesting Escargot critters as we sautéed them in lots of Marlborough garlic butter for 25 ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2013, 3:57 PM by Chris Fortune
  • No Smoking please The best thing about the Eco Fest in Nelson is that it shows you that thousands of other people are thinking about what is going on around them, because it ...
    Posted Aug 20, 2013, 11:22 AM by Chris Fortune
  • Spoons ready, napkins ready, Forks ready It was a hard job but somebody said to do it, the tasting of  over 300 of New Zealand's best food products from farmers markets nationwide, from South-land ...
    Posted Aug 3, 2013, 8:56 PM by Chris Fortune
  • Chasing the Million Dollar The Million Dollar  idea came to me at 10.30 pm in July 2012,  I resigned from my full time, well paid job that I had held for 5 yeas ...
    Posted Jul 30, 2013, 12:43 PM by Chris Fortune
  • Well my 12 months is up, I challenged myself to make 1 Million Dollars in one year... I made a $1000 bet with a friend that I could do itI resigned from my full time, well paid job that I had held for 5 yeas  as ...
    Posted Jul 21, 2013, 7:02 PM by Chris Fortune
  • Food in Schools - why spitting on them does not work Mr Hone Harawira spits at food in schools for children, he makes the most noise, expects the most in return and is still able to insult all of those who ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2013, 9:01 PM by Chris Fortune
  • One return trip to the North Island, thanks to the Interislander Three weeks ago I sailed to the other side, thanks to the Interislander ferries. It was to be a road trip to Auckland, and while most people might tow caravans ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2013, 6:13 PM by Chris Fortune
  • Pass the Cheese Please - Make it Neudorf Cheese from the ewe, milk from the goat, butter from the cow, as the old Spanish proverb goes.And the proof is in the best cheeses of the world - fetas ...
    Posted Jan 31, 2013, 3:01 PM by Chris Fortune
  • Ex-chef picks up new hat Blenheim entrepreneur Chris Fortune's latest venture, Fortune Bytes, sounds more like a snack than IT services.However, people used to seeing Fortune in his chef's hat may be ...
    Posted Oct 17, 2012, 5:11 PM by Chris Fortune
  • You are never to old to go back to School........ Most people go back to school to update their skill base......University, College and PolytechAfter 18 years cooking in Kitchens around the world I am heading back to School ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2012, 1:52 AM by Chris Fortune
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