17:00 pm43 Cobham Road, Kerikeri
BDO Northland and the Turner Centre are delighted to present an evening with Peta Mathias. Come and join respected NZ chef, gourmet traveller and author Peta Mathias for a wildly entertaining evening not to be missed! From her latest book ‘Eat Your Heart Out’, Peta will share some dark and delicious stories of love from around the world, intertwined with tempting talk of aphrodisiacs and romantic recipes. Prepare to be taken on an informative, captivating and enchanting journey celebrating the connection between love and food. Peta also reveals her own experiences of love and how it is so often intertwined with food. "The connection between love and food is unavoidable. One day in the 1980s in my restaurant in Paris I made a flourless almond and chocolate torte. This became the most popular dessert I ever served in my restaurant, and I almost married someone after having eaten it," says Peta. For 12 years Peta presented the award-winning prime time travel/food television shows Taste New Zealand, Taste Takes Off and A Taste of Home. Her many books are about food, travel, life, men, women, love and explaining how egg whites can transform your life. In 2012 Peta was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit by the New Zealand Government in recognition of her work as an author and TV presenter. This event is proudly sponsored by Plough & Feather, STAY Kerikeri and Kainui Road. Saturday 7th December 5.30pm (Theatre Bar is open from 4.30pm) Auditorium, The Turner Centre, Kerikeri Thanks to Paper Plus Kerikeri, books will be available for purchase, with book-signing after the event. Brought to you by Penguin Random House.