Northern News : November 10th 2010
24 NORTHERN NEWS, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 NEWS Wood Chopping Carnival Saturday 13th November Showgrounds Road, Waimate North Admission: $8 (under 13yrs free with adult) Featuring Jason Wynyard STIHL Timbersports Champion 2010 Taste the Flavours of Northland 30 Northland exhibitors in a Giant Marquee Cooking competitions & demonstrations www.bayofislandsshow.co.nz Food & Wine Festival Family Entertainment * Horse Events * Live Bands * Livestock * Trade Stalls * Hall Exhibits * Great Food * Talent Quest * Games & Rides 168th Show in the Bay of Islands The 2010 Bay of Islands P & I Show The 2010 Bay of Islands P & I Show The 2010 Bay of Islands P & I Show 3220167AA Sweet offer from Natasha Just desserts: Kerikeri-based pastry chef Natasha MacAller, left, teaches her art of plated desserts class. Top chef: Natasha MacAller creates desserts for restaurants worldwide.Photo: AARON MACLEAN She's created dishes and desserts for restaurants around the world, including top Auckland eatery Dine. On Saturday, Natasha MacAller will cook up a storm at the Bay of Islands Pastoral and Industrial Show. Foodies who attend the show at the Waimate North showgrounds are in for a treat. The pastry chef and culi- nary consultant is among the line-up of chefs who will hold cooking demonstrations at the Savouring the Source food and wine marquee. Natasha lives in Kerikeri, but travels widely to demon- strate her comfort-style desserts in prestigious places, including frozen dessert makers Haagen Dazs, and the Schwartz Bakery, which is the largest kosher bakery in Los Angeles. The native of California has also designed menus at Santa Monica eatery Union Restaurant and Bar, whose clients include Hollywood screen legend John Travolta and film production company Miramax. As a pastry instructor, she has taught at Divertimenti Cookery School in London and Let's Get Cookin' in Los Angeles. Despite her culinary achievements on the world stage, Natasha says good food need not be expensive or dif- ficult to prepare. She teaches cooks who lack confidence or experience to show that anyone who wants to learn can cook. Concert coming up Musos play museum:A fundraiser is planned for Kaikohe's Pioneer Village. Musicians in Kaikohe are banding together to raise money for the town's pion- eer village. Businessman Tony Tay- lor, and other musos who set up BT Promotions to showcase the town's musi- cal talent, plan to stage a four-hour concert at the village on Sunday week. The concert from 11am to 3pm will coincide with an open day and a public meeting at 1pm. The village will open at 10am. Entry is by gold coin donation. Tony says the BT Promotions crew has been busy building a stage for the gig. The line-up of acts will include bands and artists who performed at other BT Promotions concerts earlier this year, as well as new talent. He invites people to come along and enjoy the music in peaceful sur- roundings. Children will be able to ride the village's bush railway. Call Tony Taylor on 021-274-4153 if you are keen to be involved in the concert. Irish-Kiwi acoustic duo to perform at Swamp Palace Electro-acoustic music fans may want to circle November 19 on their calendars. Irish-Kiwi duo Sanders Alley are touring New Zea- land for the first time and playing their first show at the Swamp Palace in Oruru on Friday, November 19. Jon Sanders and Dave Alley have teamed up to promote Jon's latest album Twigs of the Neem Tree and to headline the Auckland Fes- tival in January. Sanders, a virtuoso bou- zouki, tenor ukulele and guitar player, has been described as a canny musical curiosity that refuses to be boxed in''. With Dave Alley on vocals, percussion and slide guitar, the duo incorporates jazz, funk, latin and gaelic styles into its original contemporary style. Honeymoon Valley resid- ents Chris Wilson and Brit Rollo say the show will put the Swamp Palace on the world map for musicians visiting the Far North. Tickets for the Sanders Alley show are $15 at the door, which opens at 7.30pm.
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