Born in Christchurch in 1960, Jo Crabb lived between New Zealand and her father's postings as a military observer for the United Nations, including Middle East, India and Pakistan. She met her husband, artist Stephen Allwood, at university in Wellington. Ever since, they've shared a life in food. From Scotland, London, New York to Ponsonby, Coromandel and eventually Martinborough, where she runs her Careme cooking classes at Palliser Estate. She lives between Martinborough and Montjaux.