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The Great Aotearoa Sampler Box

The Great Aotearoa Sampler Box

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We're really delighted to announce a collaboration with Griffin's as part of our ongoing #EatNZGrains campaign.

This Aotearoa company uses NZ flour in its biscuits and we wanted to help them celebrate this. So we’ve pulled together some of our most exciting biscuit makers and chefs to re-imagine the classics and re-create them for a one off Sampler box.

Best of all, if you’re attending the Hui on Tuesday 3rd May & Wed 4th May you’ll be able to taste test the results!

AND there’s a wild-card entry into the box. For the 13th biscuit, We’re looking for a re-imagining of….the Squiggle! A childhood favourite and voted NZ's favourite biscuit in the Griffin's 2020 Bikkie Poll.

To submit your entry, make sure you are following Griffins and Eat New Zealand on Facebook and Instagram to find out all the details.
FB - @GriffinsNZ @EatNZ
IG - @griffinsbiscuits @eat.newzealand

In the meantime - get baking!

See below for a list of the other biscuits and their creators.

I'm so keen to taste the biscuits at the Hui + Eat NZ Grains day!

Our Pastry Chefs / Bakers

This is our powerhouse team of bakers, chefs and pastry chefs up for the challenge of re-creating NZ's favourite biscuits using NZ grown grains:

- Erin Clarkson, Baker @cloudykitchen
Toffee Pop - Bertrand Jang, Baker @sweetandmenz
Cameo Creme - Benjamin Eyres, Baker @benny.the.baker / @dailybreadnz
Mallowpuffs - Maxine Schekter, Pastry Chef @sugar.flour.welly
Roughs - Alesha Bilbrough-Collins, Chef @bearlionfoods
Shrewsbury - Max Gordy, Chef @grazewinebar / @maxgordy
Chocolate Wheaten - Aliesha McGilligan, Chef/Baker @gastrono.mc
Chit Chat - Corentin Esquenet, Pastry Chef @Butter_nz
Super Wine - Vicki Young, Pastry Chef @vickieats
Choco-ade - Carlita Campbell, Chef @carlitacampbell / @eatdrinksharehb
Hundreds & Thousands - Plabita Florence, Chef @forest.akl
Butter Shortbread - Emily Shih, Pastry Chef @offonwednesdays

Make sure you are following each of them on Instagram, (as well as @eat.newzealand) over the next few weeks to see what these talented individuals create! #EatNZGrains

Day 1: Hui Session Overview

See the session outline below for Day 1 of the Hui on Tuesday 3rd May focused around our theme #LotsofLittle; the resilience of small and diverse solutions in such uncertain times.

Read more about the speakers here and stay tuned next week for further details about the Eat NZ Grains day.

I'm in. Take me to the tickets!

We'd like to acknowledge the generous and ongoing support of our sponsors and partners including the Ministry for Primary Industries, ANZ, Our Land and Water, AgResearch, Anchor Food Professionals & Foundation for Arable Research.


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