Rabbit in the hat…and the pot

I have always been impressed by New Zealand’s canny invention of names when marketing food products. There was the tamarillo that had previously been the tree tomato, the Chinese gooseberry that became the Kiwi fruit and the New Zealand White (rabbit)… a large bunny bred for the plate. We are not talking the Killer Rabbit … Continue reading

No ifs…no buts! No bees – no crops!

Well I’ve had a B day…not that there’s anything particularly unusual about that but spare a thought for New Zealand next month – they are going to have a Bee WEEK! Fair enough, the bee industry world wide has had a B of a time in recent times what with drought and diseases reducing their … Continue reading