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NZ's favourite twins travel the country in search of fine food and great company. Made with the support of NZ on Air.

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    Season 3, Episode 1

    PGR The twins explore the joys and health benefits of fermented foods from some new Kiwis: Polish Sauerkraut, Japanese miso and French bio-fermented turmeric honey.

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      PGR The twins explore the joys and health benefits of fermented foods from some new Kiwis: Polish Sauerkraut, Japanese miso and French bio-fermented turmeric honey.

      G The twins visit a Michelin-star chef and a pastry chef in their central Auckland backyard; fish the Firth of Thames with Piako Pete; and spend a day with an Oamaru family who live self-sufficiently.

      G The Topps' visit Fay and Joe Gock, the first to grow rhubarb for the NZ market; we meet a couple whose whanau have lived off puha and seafood for centuries; and find out what is super about avocados.

      G Lynda and Jools meet two sisters who are creating a storm in a teacup and learn how to pick tea from one of the 20 nationalities who work at NZ's only tea plantation.

      G Jools learns to fly fish from Sherrie Feickert, who introduced Casting for Recovery to NZ; Lynda enjoys catch and release with her partner Pete, world famous for his ties. Later, the Twins go rafting.

      G This old-fashioned art is making a come-back as we discover by meeting three couples who have turned a consuming hobby into a business : preserving vegetables, salami and lemons.

      G We meet kiwis who make liqueurs and spirits from the purest of ingredients. Lynda and Jools discover the pleasures of strawberry cocktails, west coast whiskey and Ruahine port.

      G We meet a couple who grow the tastiest heritage tomatoes in Auckland, a Northland family who make Wild West Worcester sauce from a closely guarded recipe, and a mushroom farm with exotic funghi.

      G Lynda and Jools visit a walnut farm in Nelson, chestnut roasters, the Village Nutters, in Wanaka and a special couple who have the largest Macadamia nut nursery in the country.

      G Season Finale: Lynda and Jools get fruity in Albany, then head to Waiheke Island, and later, they're hanging out with some kids in Nelson where gardening and cooking is all part of the school day.