cabbage, coriander + sesame winter slaw

    I've always felt a deep connection to this land where I was born and a deep yearning to know more about my Māori heritage. Being of mixed descent and growing up in a time where only the brave held (fiercely) onto their culture, it was not part of my upbringing, sadly. Te reo (the language) ended with my great-grandmother Emma (who I'm named after) and my grandad Max was of the generation where Europeans tried their hardest to squash any…

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