Recipe Designer joins new publisher

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AUCKLAND, Today: Prominent NZ cookbook author Nici Wickes has joined School Road Publishing as food director, working on three of the independent publisher’s new magazine brands.

“What an opportunity,” Wickes said. “That’s what I thought when offered this on soon-to-be launched magazines Woman, Haven and Thrive. 

“I’m delighted to be bringing my recipes and food ideas to the exciting new magazine brands, alongside such a talented team.”

“I’m looking forward to creating fresh recipes specifically for New Zealanders that will capture our seasons, our style, our kitchens, in a way that will be relevant to local readers.


“Anyone who knows me knows I like to keep it casual yet fabulous when it comes to cooking.”

“To me, Kiwis are always seeking simple, fabulous, seasonal food that’s not too fussy to make, uses ingredients that aren’t too hard to source and doesn’t require arduous techniques or demand exacting skill to achieve success with.

“Anyone who knows me knows I like to keep it casual yet fabulous when it comes to cooking.”

Wickes has spent 15 years creating recipes for television, radio, cookbooks and magazines, including five years as food editor for NZ Woman’s Weekly.

School Road Publishing Group publisher Sido Kitchin said: “Nici Wickes is the foodie companion we all want in our kitchens and I’m rapt she’s joining our new magazines.

School Road Publishing is an independent New Zealand-owned media company and is based at Stanley St in Auckland.


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