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Annabel Langbein

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Latest 18 Jan 2022 | Updated Daily

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Annabel Langbein on the brown sugar shortage

Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive

You might struggle making your gingerbread men and your Christmas cake this year. A brown sugar shortage will make sourcing your Christmas baking ingredients a bit of a nightmare over the coming weeks. A recall in November has led to empty shelves. And New Zealand Sugar says they're hoping that at least soft brown sugar will be more readily available closer to Christmas.  "Brown sugar is just made, when you buy it, you know how it's lovely and soft and sort of fudgy? They mix molasses into white sugar."Celebrity Chef Annabel Langbein joined Heather du Plessis-Allan.  LISTEN ABOVE


10 Dec 2021

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Annabel Langbein With Another Ripper Friday Recipe! (19/11/21)

Afternoons with Staffy

Staffy chats with celebrity chef and food writer Annabel Langbein about possible meals for Sunday morning.


19 Nov 2021

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Cookbook writer Annabel Langbein talks about her life at Word Christchurch 2020

Smart Talk

From a childhood fascination with cooking, to possum trapping and living off the land as a hunter and forager, Annabel Langbein has always been obsessed with food. A 2020 Word Christchurch highlight.


21 Mar 2021

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Annabel Langbein: Bella

Word Christchurch Festival

30 October 2020 | WORD Christchurch Spring FestivalIn her new memoir Bella, Annabel Langbein, New Zealand’s most popular cookbook author, writes about her remarkable life and how food has shaped it, highlighting some of the recipes that have resonated most strongly with her over the years.From her childhood fascination with cooking to a teenage flirtation as a Maoist hippie, to possum trapping and living off the land as a hunter and forager, to travelling and starting her own croissant business in Brazil, Annabel’s life has always been centred on food and nature. Out of this came an obsession with creating cookbooks, introducing a generation of cooks to her simple recipes for delicious, stylish meals.Don’t miss this intimate evening with a cooking legend. Annabel appears in conversation with Jo Malcolm.


3 Mar 2021

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Six & A Song with Annabel Langbein.

Simon Barnett & James Daniels Afternoons

Annabel Langbein is one of this country’s most well known cooks, authors, and television personalities. She’s written and self-published over 25 books, which along with her TV series have won numerous national and international awards.  In 2013 she received New Zealand's most prestigious individual achievement award, a World Class New Zealand Award, and in 2018 was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services as a food writer.  Her latest book is a memoir, ‘Bella, My Life in Food’, Annabel was Simon and Phil’s guest for this week's Six and a Song.


4 Feb 2021

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Book review with Catherine Raynes: Annabel Langbein and Dawn French

Saturday Morning with Jack Tame

Catherine Raynes has been reading Annabel Langbein's new memoir Bella, and Dawn French's new book, Because of You. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE


13 Nov 2020

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Annabel Langbein reveals her wild side in most personal book yet

Saturday Morning with Jack Tame

Most of us know plenty about Annabel Langbein’s professional life. More than 30 cookbooks down, including the wildly successful Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook, her recipes are staples in Kiwi kitchens.But there’s a huge amount more to her story than that - from living as a Maoist hippie to possum trapping for a living. She’s written about her adventures - with some recipes thrown in for good measure - in a new book “Bella, my life in food”. Langbein joined Jack Tame to discuss her former wild side!LISTEN ABOVE


7 Nov 2020

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Featherston Booktown: Words in November with Annabel Langbein

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Featherston Booktown will host Annabel Langbein and an Artisans Food Fair this year on 14 November 2020On 14th November at 3pm at Featherston’s beautiful Anzac Hall, Annabel Langbein, Aotearoa’s most popular cookbook author, will be in conversation with Wellington based journalist and food critic David Cohen about her new memoir “Bella: My Life In Food“. The event is part of Featherston Booktown’s Words in November. Before and after An Afternoon with Annabel Langbein, the Anzac Hall’s Supper Room will be transformed into an artisan food fair with over 20 Wairarapa producers. I caught up with Mary Biggs, Operations Manager for Featherston Booktown, and three of the many Wairarapa producers who will be showcasing their products as part of the Artisans Food Fair: Wildchix’s Muesli, Underhill Honey and Cakelab NZ. For more information about these events, and to buy tickets for An Afternoon with Annabel Langbein, visit Eventfinda or Featherston Booktown. Thank you to Lynn and Sharon of Wildchix’s Muesli, Alex and Kirsten of Underhill Honey, Daria of CakelabNZ and Mary Biggs of Featherston Booktown for taking their time to share their story with me. Music: Dover by The Westerlies, If I had a Chicken by Kevin MacLeod, Gold in them Hills by Nathan Moore, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Tchaikovsky/Kevin MacLeod. All sourced from YouTube Audio Library.


31 Oct 2020

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Annabel Langbein on her memoir, Bella: My Life in Food

Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Annabel Langbein talks to Jesse about her latest book, her memoir, Bella: My Life in Food.


28 Oct 2020

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Annabel Langbein and daughter Rose hosting online cooking classes

The Sunday Session with Francesca Rudkin

A lot of people are cooking their way through lockdown, but if you need any extra inspiration – celebrity cook Annabel Langbein and her daughter Rose are here to help.Annabel and Rose have been doing daily cooking classes on Instagram throughout the lockdown – but not together. View this post on Instagram Friday nights in NYC call for negronis and pizza... but Rose has shared a recipe for a delicious soba noodle salad that is very speedy and wonderfully healthy. Head over to my stories for more! Day 17 #cookingwithannabelandrose 🌈 Annabel and Rose A post shared by Annabel Langbein (@annabellangbein) on Apr 10, 2020 at 5:46pm PDT Rose is cooking from her tiny kitchen in New York and Annabel is enjoying fresh produce from her spacious gardens in Wanaka.Reuniting on air, Annabel and Rose joined Andrew Dickens to discuss their different lockdown experiences and what sparked the cooking classes.LISTEN ABOVE


11 Apr 2020