• The Hunter & The Gatherer
  • Kiwi Sizzler Smoking Book
  • Fish of the Day
  • Reeds Cooking at Sea Handbook
  • The Boat Cookbook
  • The Boat Galley Cookbook
  • 100 Fish & Seafood Recipes
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    by Catherine Lawson. Paperback, 0.68 kgs, 177mm x 243mm, 258 pages. Published 2023
    Cruising is much more than just sailing. It’s about travel, exploring empty shores and plunging into new cultures. It’s about taking time for your passions and living in harmony with the watery world that buoys, sustains and changes you.

    Dave, the hunter; Catherine, the gatherer; and their little fish Maya, have spent the last two decades afloat. They can’t imagine a better way to live and sate their adventurous spirits than visiting faraway places on their catamaran Wild One.

    This is a guide for new and old sailors striving for better health, greater self-sufficiency, and a tiny footprint on the sea. Inside, the authors share extensive provisioning advice and over 160 simple, delicious recipes anyone can make with food hunted from the sea or gathered from the shore and local markets. It’s for tiny galleys, long passages, perfect beach sunsets, and those times when stocks might be low, but the fish are biting.

    NZ$65.00 + Delivery.

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    by Chris Fortune. Paperback, 0.28 kgs, 165mm x 210mm, 96 pages. Reprinted 2023
    All you need to know about smoking food from renowned New Zealand Chef Chris Fortune

    Anyone can have a go at smoking food and get excellent results. For those with less experience, this book provides straightforward information on getting started, including handy suggestions on how to use your smoked products. For those who are old hands at smoking, the wide range of mouth-watering recipes encourages you to get even more adventurous with your smokerHot-smoked Oysters with Tomato and Chilli Salsa or Hot-smoked Spicy Sausages. The Pork Ribs Hot-smoked over Oak are hard to beat, as are the Green Tea Smoked Duck or Chicken Breasts. The vegetable section has versatile Smoky Tomato Ketchup and there are also delicious recipes for smoking cheese, nuts, chocolate and much more. Also included:

  • pre-smoking processes and smoking techniques.
  • which materials – wood, spices or herbs – to choose for different flavours.
  • information on different types of smokers and how to use them.
  • how to store smoked food, and a useful troubleshooting guide.

    NZ$30.00 + Delivery.

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    by Clarke Gayford & Mike Bhana. Hardback, 1.50 kgs, 210mm x 255mm, 335 pages. Published 2021
    Stories and recipes from New Zealand and the Pacific.

    Join First Man of Fishing, Clarke Gayford, as he shares his adventures in more than 25 amazing angling locations across New Zealand and the Pacific. Here are the great yarns, secret spots, cool characters, caring communities and environmental insights of the TV Programme 'Fish of The Day'

    In his introduction, Clarke shares his (very!) early fishing ambitions and his lifelong love of the ocean, while every fishy tale is accompanied by stunning photography from Clarke’s long-time friend, film industry legend and fellow Fish of the Day creator, Mike Bhana.

    Beautiful images take us deep under-water, right up close to the fishing action, and soaring across the rivers and seas that sustain and connect us all.
    Cooking tips, tricks and more than 35 yummy seafood recipes from top New Zealand and international chefs make this the ultimate book for anyone who loves fish and fishing or just wants to dive deeper into one of the world’s most popular pastimes.

    NZ$55.00 + Delivery.

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    by Sonja Brodie. Softback, 0.14 kgs, 100mm x 160mm, 173 pages. Published 2017

    This handy pocket-sized reference book is packed with invaluable advice for feeding a hungry crew for a weekend, a week, a month or even a long-term cruise or ocean passage. A third of the book contains simple but delicious recipe ideas, but most of the book is packed with tips, tricks and guidance from someone who learnt all the secrets (and the pitfalls) during a 2-year cruise with only a single paraffin burner.

    The book covers: cooking whilst underway; cooking in harbour; food storage tips; how to equip or modify the galley for weekend or long-term cruising; how to provision and plan for coastal cruises or ocean passages; preparing freshly caught fish; baking bread aboard; using a pressure cooker; speed cooking; different foods available in different climates; and much, much more.

    NZ$25.00 + Delivery.

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    ByBy Fiona Sims. Paperback, 0.50 kgs, 188mm x 220mm, 160 pages, full colour photos. 2nd Edition 2019

    Subtitled "Real food for Hungry Sailors", this 2nd Edition of The Boat CookBook is designed for anyone with a tiny galley kitchen and an appetite for fresh, gorgeous food.

    For anyone with a tiny galley kitchen, there's good news: no more bland leftovers aboard. These delicious and easy recipes, all made with minimum fuss and maximum flavour, will allow you to spoil yourself in harbour and keep things simple at sea – not to mention rustle up a mean rum punch. With handy ideas on setting up the galley, a lazy guide to filleting mackerel and tips for hosting the perfect beach barbecue, this is the must-have guide for sailors and seaside-lovers alike. Scattered throught this book are lots of hints, tips and bits of lore.

    Includes recipe contributions from top chefs, and sailing legends (Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Mike Golding, Brian Thompson, Shirley Robertson and Dee Caffari).

    With wonderful photography and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations, this will be an invaluable addition to the food lover's kitchen or galley.

    NZ$45.00 + Delivery.

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    By Carolyn Shearlock & Jan Irons, Paperback, 0.76kg, 180mm x 232mm, 450 pages. Published in 2013.
    Whether you're planning a weekend sail or a cruise around the world, The Boat Galley Cookbook will help you get the most out of your boat kitchen. Practical tips from substitutions, provisioning, and food storage to troubleshooting oven hot spots accompany more than 800 everyday recipes designed to be made without electrical appliances. Two of the boat-special topics are Yeast Breadmaking 101 and Thermos Cooking. A taste of the many delicious recipes include:
  • Apple breakfast bread
  • Braided bread
  • Shipwreck stew
  • Whole roast chicken
  • Tangy dipping sauce
  • Buffalo chicken dip
  • Vegetable salad a la que tal
  • Hummus
  • Szechwan Lobster
  • Kristianan fish bone soup
  • World's best pizza on the grill
  • holding ground mud cake

    The Boat Galley Cookbook will be a trusted reference for your boat and a source of inspiration for many tasty meals shared in your cockpit.

    NZ$70.00 + delivery.

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    By Rick Stein. Paperback, 133mm x 183mm, 208 pages, full colour photographs.
    Rick Stein is one of the best-loved chefs, restaurateurs and authors. Passionate about fish, Rick has chosen his best recipes for this book, from simple suppers to pasta and rice dishes to food for friends.

    NZ$25.00 + Delivery.

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