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 partner, artist Stephen Allwood, at university in Christchurch. Ever since, they've shared a love of food, art and travel. 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.