Mainland Touch, The (1978-88)
Canterbury regional news hosted originally by Rodney Bryant and Bob Sutton.
The Great TMT Cake Bake
TVNZ 1983 - proceeds to Outward Bound
22 x 15 cms
Judges Alison Holst, and Tony Kesseler from the Christchurch Polytechnic's Catering Faculty selected these festive recipes as the winners from those submitted by viewers of the Christchurch regional news programme, 'The Mainland Touch'.
There are recipes from celebrities and local personalities too - and many variations of Christmas Cake, including a Lewis Pass Christmas Cake.
A "young, shy Canterbury fullback" Robbie Deans has contributed the Deans family traditional Christmas Cake, dating from the mid-1840s.
You'll also find 'Dave Allen's Delight' contributed during a NZ itinerary, Streusel Cream Peach Pie, Chocolate Gateau from Michael Underhill, former Dean of the Christchurch Anglican Cathedral, a 'Close To Home' Christmas Cake, Alex Wyllie's Kahlua, Cherry Shortbread, Frosted Red Currants, Ground Almond Christmas Cake, Cumberland Rum Butter, a Gingerbread House...and so much more...
Many interesting recipes from some interesting people