Celebrate a true New Zealand summer - long hot days, magnificent beaches, great food and the pleasure of sharing it all with family and friends. "Summertime" combines fresh and simple recipes with stunning photography of our beautiful country, to bring you the real taste of summertime.
Rodney Greaves is a chef and food stylist who has worked in many hotels, restaurants and cafes around Auckland. For the past twelve years Rodney has been head chef at McHugh's in Devonport. During his career in fine dining, Rodney has been involved in numerous cooking competitions, promotional dinners and cooking classes. Jacqui Blanchard is an Auckland-based photographer who has been indulging her passion for photographing people and food since 2004. Her intimate portraits of New Zealand artists have been exhibited at the Parnell Gallery in Auckland, and her commercial work has taken her to Hong Kong and Italy - ideal locations for a self-confessed 'foodie'.