“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” Mae West (1893 – 1980), American actress, playwright.
This term has caused many an embarrassing moment for newcomers to New Zealand who literally ‘take a plate’ when asked to when they go out. It can be included on invitations to the puzzlement of those not brought up in New Zealand and who don’t realise that is means take a dish of food. More…..
If you’re stuck for gift ideas, then think food. There are lots of things you can make that will give a lot of pleasure. These ideas might take a bit of your precious time but won’t cost much in dollars The time spent will be really appreciated by the person on the receiving end.
When you go to the trouble of cooking a nice meal for your family or flatmates, it is only one extra small step for everyone to enjoy eating it together. If there are children around, offer them the chance to set the table with place mats, cutlery, napkins (paper ones or even a segment