New Zealand Society of Gastronomy

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A group of academic, professional and amateur gastronomers who are interested in the history and philosophy of eating, meals, food and foodways.

Through our Journal- The Aristologist - and the annual NZ Symposium of Gastronomy, we try to promote a better understanding of our culinary heritage.     

We welcome anyone with an interest in food and eating to take part in our Symposium and to contribute to the The Aristologist.

Mrs Murdoch who wrote New Zealand's first cookery book
Dainties, New Zealand's First Cookery Book
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