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Trending – New Zealand's Foodie News 12th May

By Grace Noles

All the latest products, new openings, and exciting announcements in Aotearoa!

Euro Launches Their Long Lunch Offering

Euro's Autumn Long Lunch Menu.

Renowned waterfront institution, Euro Bar & Restaurant has set up home to Auckland's new haven for long lunch. The Autumn menu details five courses to enjoy over your leisurely lunch date, complete with a glass of Wither Hills Ben Morven Chardonnay. Expect refined dishes including Snapper belly tartare, chicken liver paté, and Fried beauregard kumara.

Euro's long lunch season is available throughout May from 12-4pm daily, coming in at $40 per person for five courses and a glass of wine. Bookings are encouraged, which you can do below.

Mad Mex Brings Back Their 1KG Burrito

Think you can take on the challenge? Mad Mex's Big Burrito Challenge is on now until May 17th. The 1KG Big Burrito comes packed with your choice of fillings, including Mad Mex's drool-worthy guacamole. You can grab the limited-edition 1KG Burrito in-store or for delivery to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Fix & Fogg's Brand New Flavour

Fix & Fogg has released their new protein peanut butter.

The Kiwi legends at Fix & Fogg (responsible for their famous Everything Butter and Smoke & Fire Butter, as well as their Windows) have done it again. Welcome Protein Peanut Butter to the nut butter family. Taking their award-winning peanut butter, Fix & Fogg has added in pea and hemp protein, and removed any added salt from the OG recipe. That's all there is to it!

With 9g of protein per tablespoon, not only is their new jar delicious but also nutritious and vegan-friendly. Pick up a jar from their online store, New World, Pak'N'Save, or selected supermarkets around the country.

Stanley Avenue Welcomes You For Winter

Stanley Avenue's Seared fish with ponzu dressing and puffed wild rice.

Milford's newest resident, Stanley Avenue, has constructed their winter menu and to say we're excited is an understatement. The wine bar and bistro is headed by brother and sister duo, Matthew (known for his work at MASU & Cassia) and Kathryn Aitchison together with Bruce & Lesley Baillie, delivering a sophisticated offering in a tasteful surrounding. The winter menu boasts plates such as spiced butternut agnolotti, saffron velouté and seed crumble, a barbecue venison with mulled wine jus, black tea half chicken with confit shallot, and a slow-braised beef cheek with parmesan polenta and kale.

With delectable bites starting from $5, Stanley Avenue will treat you to a culinary journey with a wide range of affordable plates to share across the table.

Farrah's Mexican Gets A Whole New Look

Farrah's new packaging and meal kits are perfect for Taco Tuesday.

With new flavours too! Farrah's has implemented simple, fool-proof meal kits to make dinnertime extra easy. Their two new taco kits (Smoky Chipotle and Hickory BBQ) make Taco Tuesday a breeze with their flame-baked tortillas, spice mix, and creamy mayo to add all the flavour you need. If you're more of a free-styling cook, pick up one of Farrah's new packs of flame-baked tortillas or spice mixes and let your creativity take reign.

All made within New Zealand, you can count on Farrah's to be fresh, flavourful, and genuine. Available in supermarkets now!

Plant-Based Winter Warmers

Occasionally you'll have one of those days where work was rough, the weather is miserable, and cooking a nutritious dinner is the last thing on your mind. Enter Bean Supreme. Launching their latest range of plant-based goodies, dinner becomes a quick throw together resulting in a nutritious and delicious dish. The three new plant-based products from Bean Supreme include Quinoa & Mushroom Burger, Supremely Savoury Sausages, and Wholefood Mince. All packed with nutrition-rich ingredients and no animal products, Bean Supreme keeps your plant-based eating in check on a budget and with complete ease. The versatility of each product also allows for creativity and innovation, especially when it comes to recreating old favourites you had pre-plant based.

Find any of the Bean Supreme products in supermarkets nationwide.

Burgerfuel Bring Back The Smack & Cheese

Burgerfuel's Smack & Cheese is back for a limited time only.

Get ready for a pasta/cheese/truffle dream. Burgerfuel has done the unthinkable and brought back one of the most addictive burgers on their roster – for a limited time only. The Smack & Cheese takes crispy, crunchy macaroni cheese bites and sandwiches them in amongst 100% pure grass fed NZ beef, truffle mascarpone, tasty bacon, melted cheddar cheese, and fresh salad. All placed on Burgerfuel's signature artisan wholemeal buns.

The Smack & Cheese is both addictive and deliciously indulgent, which is why we're telling you to rush out and get one now. They'll only be at your local Burgerfuel until stocks last.

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