'Peta crafts a story like no other and her titles "tell it like it is".' - Wairarapa Times-Age
Peta Mathias MNZM is a respected and prolific New Zealand chef,
author and broadcaster, who conducts gastronomic tours to such
exotic places as France, Morocco, Spain, Vietnam, Italy and India.
She lives in the South of France in the French summer, teaching
cooking classes in her Uz s home and lives in Auckland in the New
Zealand summer, writing and avoiding winter. For twelve years Peta
presented the award winning prime time travel/food television shows
Taste New Zealand, Taste Takes Off and A Taste of Home. Her many
books are about food, travel, life, men, women, love and explaining
how egg whites can transform your life. In 2012 Peta was awarded
the New Zealand Order of Merit by the New Zealand Government in
recognition for her work as an author and TV presenter.