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My Food Bag announces My Guest Chef series

My Food Bag announces My Guest Chef series

Chef pair create one-off recipes for My Food Bag customers

A duo of the country’s top chefs is teaming up with My Food Bag to create exclusive one-off recipes for My Gourmet Bag customers.


Nic Watt – photo credit to Babiche Martens

Friends of Nadia Lim and My Food Bag Nic Watt and Marco Edwardes are each providing seasonal guest recipes alongside recipes from Nadia Lim and the My Food Bag Development Kitchen team.

Edwardes is head chef at Waiheke’s Te Whau and Watt is chef restaurateur of SKYCITY’s MASU by Nic Watt in Auckland. Each chef is designing exclusive recipes to feature across different seasons alongside recipes from Nadia Lim and the My Food Bag Development Kitchen team.

My Food Bag co-founder Nadia Lim says she’s looking forward to developing something special for customers.

“We know our My Gourmet Bag foodies are adventurous and love to experience new flavour profiles so we have invited Nic and Marco to develop something special just for them. We are really looking forward to working with Nic and Marco and potentially some other chefs later in the year.”

“The recipes will be included at regular intervals across the seasons alongside those from the Development Kitchen and I. Just like our regular deliveries, customers will receive all of the ingredients needed to recreate the dish at home.”

The first recipe is a lamb loin with hot pepper paste with sesame roasted butternut, edamame and radish developed by Watt and is scheduled for delivery on Sunday 24 July.

“I first came across this flavour profile while eating in a little local Japanese restaurant in Tokyo,” says Watt. “I loved the smoky heat and balanced sesame and have worked with it ever since. I hope My Gourmet Bag customers enjoy the flavour as much as I have.”

The launch of the first recipe will come just days after Watt and his wife Kelly open TRUE food and yoga, their new bistro and wellness centre in the Auckland waterfront suburb of Okahu Bay, Orakei.

“I'm really excited to be working with My Food Bag alongside Nadia and the team and to share a recipe showcasing the bold flavour profiles that MASU has become known for,” says Watt.

Customers need to order by Monday 18 July to receive a delivery on Sunday 24 July.

About My Food Bag:
My Food Bag is a home delivery service where customers who order online receive food bags containing the ingredients and recipes for a week’s main dinner meals. The business is the brainchild of entrepreneur Cecilia Robinson, who is co-CEO alongside her husband James Robinson. Prominent New Zealand businesswoman Theresa Gattung is also involved in the business as an active shareholder, co-founder and director. Business leader and executive chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide Kevin Roberts is chairman of the My Food Bag board. The recipes are exclusive to My Food Bag and have been developed by My Food Bag’s team of nutritionists and chefs. All recipes are developed according to co-founder Nadia Lim’s Nude Food philosophy of ignoring the hype, trusting your instincts and eating real food. All the My Food Bag ingredients are fresh, free range and sourced in New Zealand wherever possible and the recipes also include nutritional analysis and cooking tips. My Food Bag is available throughout New Zealand and in Sydney & Melbourne. Visit www.myfoodbag.co.nz

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