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  Yes, eating asparagus does make your pee smell. But once you’re past that, there are plenty of reasons to fill your plate with more of this spring superfood. The bright-green veggie is packed with good-for-you vitamins and minerals like vitamins A, C, E, K, and B6, as well as folate, iron, copper, calcium, protein, and fiber. Thanks to all these nutrients, asparagus offers some serious health perks. “People should definitely take advantage of this vegetable while it’s in peak season,” says Keri Gans, RD, a New York City-based nutrition consultant and author of The Small Change Diet. “I love it...

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The weather this year has been so wet and chilly that we are discontinuing our coffee service during springtime.  We planned to serve coffee on our extended veranda deck but the climate isn't ready for that yet. We will be open for free tastings though from 11am to 3pm Saturday and Sunday. So try our Azzuro extra virgin olive oil, Due Vittorie balsamics, Olives and Azzuro Bush Honey. 

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The weather this year has been so wet and chilly that we are discontinuing our coffee service during springtime.  We planned to serve coffee on our extended veranda deck but the climate isn't ready for that yet. We will be open for free tastings though from 11am to 3pm Saturday and Sunday. So try our Azzuro extra virgin olive oil, Due Vittorie balsamics, Olives and Azzuro Bush Honey. 

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Many of our customers that don't live on Waiheke Island reorder their favourite olive oil and balsamics online on a regular basis so this not only becomes easier through our Recurring Orders application, but also becomes cheaper. Customers can manage, edit, pause, skip, update and add-to existing orders.You select how often you want your order to recur, and then every month (or whatever time period you selected) the system automatically charges your credit card and generates the order directly in our Shopify order system.When you choose to buy a product you have the option of making it a one-time purchase or...

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The weather has totally frustrated our attempts to bring on board a new member of the Azzuro team who was to run the store on those Saturdays where I am doing the in-store tastings at Farro Fresh stores. She got stranded in Nelson and won't get back in time to complete the training that is absolutely necessary to take care of those customers that visit the Epicurean Store on Te Whau Peninsula. Accordingly we have decided to only open on Sundays for the remainder of May. To make up for closing Saturdays we will extend the Sunday hours to close at 4pm. If...

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