Paul And Nick's Big Nz Food Trip

February 2019

Season 1 Episode 4 - Wellington

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The chefs reach Wellington in the south of the north island, cooking at the residence of the British High Commissioner. The meal is in honour of John Ballance, born in Co Antrim, who became prime minister in New Zealand and helped pave the way for some pioneering liberal reforms, including giving votes to women - the first...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Hawke's Bay

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The chefs are in Hawke’s Bay, one of the best wine producing regions in the country, cooking for John Buck and family, owners of the world class Te Mata vineyard. John’s grandfather came from Co Londonderry, and in his memory the vineyard’s best known cabernet is named after his home town - Coleraine. John is so proud of h...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Auckland

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The chefs are in Auckland, the capital city, cooking for descendants of Alan and John Mulgan. The Mulgan family emigrated from Ballynahinch in Co Down in the 1870s and John and Alan Mulgan were well know early 20th century writers, helping establish a formidable literary tradition in the young country. For the meal, the ch...

Season 1 Episode 1 - Bay Of Plenty

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The chefs are in the Bay of Plenty on the east coast of the North Island cooking for descendants of George Vesey Stewart. Originally from Tyrone, Stewart was responsible for enticing dozens of Ulster families to emigrate to New Zealand in the 1870s, building a community around the small town of Katikati. On the menu are av...