Home Cooked Goodness Kid Classes

Be inspired by our young people who’ve discovered their ability to take action to change the world. This home booked goodness program supported by Otao Kitchen in partnership with KiP has discovered the magic of volunteering. These young people learn to volunteer and help less fortunate people to...

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Tips and Tricks You Might Learn From Our Chef

It has been almost 20 years since I finished Chef school in Wellington. I have worked in restaurant kitchen, catering company, my own cafe, luxury hiking lodge and now with Otao Kitchen . Quite often, people invest a lot of time, money and efforts into cooking and then when you taste the food you start...

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Key Tips On Finding Healthy Snack Options For Your Daily Life

Key Tips On Finding Healthy Snack Options For Your Daily Life Finding snack options for your daily life is actually very easy. Regardless of where you live or what your preferences are, there will always be a food establishment that suits your needs. You can even find nearby food establishments at...

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Common Cooking Mistakes & How to Fix Them

It doesn’t matter if you are a professional chef or a home cook, we all have bad days in the kitchen where you accidentally put too much salt in your stew or overcook your pasta. In this blogpost, we would like to share some cooking tips that will save your dinner on one of those bad days!

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Top 3 Tips To Cook Healthier

Healthy eating goes beyond just consuming nutritious food. The way you prepare your food is equally important. If you had been eating out lesser and cooking at home more often, kudos to you!! That’s a great start to healthy eating! Now, let’s take a step further by using these tips to cook healthier meals at home!

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Why is it important to have good sauces?

It's always good to be a little saucy, especially when it comes to food! Sauces play an important role in maximising flavours, adding juiciness and improving the mouth feel of a dish. For instance, if you’re having a BBQ party at home, having a delicious sauce to slather over your BBQ meat will...

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How to make Christmas lunches more enjoyable?

XMAS LUNCH TIPS There is only couple of weeks to go until Christmas and while you are working you head might be planning for a Christmas lunch or dinner ideas. Whether you are guests or hosting, here are some tips to make things run as smoothly as possible.

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Best Ways To Thank Your Team?

Your team is doing a great job to achieve sales or completing an important project. You seem to be too busy with your work and often we don’t give thanks nearly enough: Many employees quit because they didn’t feel appreciated. And ignoring this important gesture may do some harm for the...

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Simple Rice Recipes

Rice is a staple food in many Asian countries. If you’re travelling in Asia, it is common to see the locals having rice at every meal, including breakfast! Different countries have different ways of eating and cooking rice. And yes, it is more than just white rice and dishes! We are thrilled to...

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