Pull Up a Seat at the Village Table

The Village Table is a gathering of recipes and stories from some of the many artisans, producers, families and local heroes who give Matakana such heart.

With over 130 recipes ranging from family favourites to the signature dishes of renowned local chefs, the mouth watering flavours and gastronomic tales will delight every foodie.

The Village Table is a celebration of delicious dishes, stunning landscapes, entertaining characters and community gatherings – and a treasured keepsake for anyone who loves Matakana.

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It takes a village to create a cookbook…And this book would not have been possible without the hundreds of people who gave so generously of their time, resources and financial support.

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For Immediate Release: The Village Table features mouth-watering dishes, stunning photography and entertaining tales from many of the characters that give the area such heart…

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“It goes well beyond its original vision of a simple cookbook … The project resulted in a splendid book …” – Lauraine Jacobs, food columnist, NZ Listener


Many Thanks to Our Sponsors

A huge thanks to all our sponsors, your commitment and support from the very beginning enabled us to take our idea forward and give it life.

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