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Top Tips For Getting Started With an Allergy

So you’ve just discovered you have a food allergy or need to cut some foods out of your diet, where do you start? We know this feeling, that overwhelming sense that you’ll never eat any of your favourite foods again, you’ll have to throw everything out of your pantry, and you’ll have to spend hours and hours at the supermarket checking every single label on everything you buy to see what is in it. Any allergy or change in food options feels overwhelming at first, but we guarantee it gets...

January 23, 2020

Maker of The Month: December

Our Maker of The Month for December is Fair + Square who make the most spectacular handmade soaps. Carly, based on the West Coast of Northland, is passionate about creating a product with natural ingredients as well as refraining from using chemicals and synthetic fragrances. You can be sure that Fair + Square products are good for your body and the environment.  Our sample box is an awesome way to trial eight different Fair + Square products, these also make for a perfect christmas present...

December 5, 2019

Buy NZ Made

We are proud to support so many small New Zealand businesses, we love that so many of our products are made with love and care by the owners of the business. We also love that supporting New Zealand businesses means the money spent stays local and helps support other small businesses - it’s a great cycle.  Long before starting Providore Market I have made an active effort to buy New Zealand made and to shop local as much as possible. Although budget doesn’t always allow us to shop local...

November 6, 2019

Maker of The Month: November

Peplers Fine Foods is based in Te Kauwhata who pride themselves on being a family owned business that create amazing sauces, vinaigrettes, mustards, jams, and chutneys. Basically they make condiments to help any dish you make taste even better.  We stock a large range of Peplers products, including some of their range sweetened with stevia instead sugar. These chutneys and mustards are an awesome addition to any salad, sammie, or burger you’re enjoying this summer. Their vinaigrettes are ...

October 31, 2019

Maker of The Month: September

Anyone with at least one food allergy or diet restriction knows how hard it is to find delicious cake, let alone how hard it can be to make any sweet treats which are moist and tasty. Anyone who wants to bake something for someone with a food allergy or diet restrictions, our Hunter Gatherer Gourmet baking mixes are for you.  All Hunter Gatherer Gourmet baking mixes are gluten free and dairy free, and are easily made egg free. The mixes are also paleo, and some are low in sugar and vegan. T...

August 31, 2019

Food Allergies and Our Favourite Cafes

Allergies allergies everywhere. The inspiration behind Providore Market is a family who have many food allergies, and who find it hard to find products they enjoy. Isn’t it awesome when you find something that everyone can eat, not one thing for the gluten free family member, something for the soy free, and another for the dairy free, meanwhile the person without any food allergies is sitting eating the best looking food out of everyone.  How great has all the change been though? Twenty y...

August 26, 2019

Maker of the Month: August

Based in the sunny Hawkes Bay, Telegraph Hill is a family business which began at home in 2001 making table olives. Telegraph Hill pride themselves in making condiments to make life better. An allergy friendly option, with their products made with the finest natural ingredients, these products not only taste great but will suit everyone.  The quality of Telegraph Hill products is evident through the numerous prizes they have won for their olives, olive oil, condiments, sauces, and drizzles....

August 15, 2019

What is Providore Market?

Providore Market is the brainchild of Robyn-Anne. Robyn-Anne, and many of her family members, have food allergies and diet restrictions; she wanted to create a place for others to easily access products to fit in to their life. All products available through Providore Market are gluten free and, where possible, we endeavour to stock nut free, dairy free, soy free, and egg free products; we know the struggle of trying to find food you want to eat! Ultimately, we would love to be the one-stop shop...

August 15, 2019

Recipe - Telegraph Hill Hummus

Hummus is a humble dip of blended chickpeas with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic, and is enjoyed throughout the Mediterranean, but especially in the Eastern Mediterranean (Greece, Lebanon, Israel, Turkey). While there is no shortage of hummus to purchase at the grocery store, it’s easy enough to make this classic yourself. An exceptional batch of freshly made hummus will be fluffy, creamy, and silky smooth (and decidedly unlike any store-bo...

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