Last year, New Zealand writer Paul Sorrell and photographer Graham Warman came for a visit to Oamaru to research a book they wanted to put together about our town and the colourful and people and beautiful buildings to be found here. During the course of their research, they found that in addition to the historic buildings and interesting people there was also some amazing food here, so the book that their visit yielded is more than just photos of this most unique of New Zealand (if not world) towns, but also a collection of recipes from the numerous restaurants and cafés that line our streets, including Riverstone Kitchen, Steam Café and Pen-y-bryn Lodge.
The book will be released by Penguin Press in September, but you can order your copy now from a range of New Zealand book dealers. I have seen an advance copy at the Oamaru branch of PaperPlus and it is absolutely beautiful! I can easily imagine that a lot of people will see copies under their Christmas tree this year!