Wine and Food Guide

Enjoyable living off the land

Peter Langlands has been foraging since he was a boy. ''It's a lifelong passion.''
A lifelong passion for foraging is developing into a Christchurch man's new profession. Peter Langlands tells Rebecca Fox about his search for wild foods.

Pumpkin and kale risotto with brown butter hazelnuts

Pumpkin and kale risotto with brown butter hazelnuts

This week, Alison Lambert shares the recipe for a delicious risotto.

'Pop-up' dining to whet appetites

'Pop-up' dining to whet appetites

A series of special "pop-up'' dining experiences will be held throughout Dunedin as part of the International Food Design Conference and Studio later this month.

Soups to savour

Soups to savour

This week, Nicola Brown shares recipes for two very different but equally satisfying soups. 

Sweet treats in Prague

Sweet treats in Prague

Not long ago, a visit to Prague's lovely cafes meant acrid coffee and stale dessert served with a side of surliness. But times have changed, Michael Krondi discovers.

Dunedin butchers chase national titles

Dunedin butchers chase national titles

Two young Dunedin butchers will fight it out for accolades in this year's young butcher competitions.

Potato and watercress soup

Potato and watercress soup

Combining two seasonal ingredients which are easily obtained can be economical but, more importantly, it can be nourishing, Alison Lambert writes.

'Second labels'

'Second labels'

One of the nice things about reviewing a group of (in the main) "second label'' wines is that they are generally made in good volumes, making them widely and easily available, reviewer Mark Henderson writes.

Ask a Chef: Spinach, courgette, mushroom and sundried tomato risotto

Ask a Chef: Spinach, courgette, mushroom and sundried tomato risotto

Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to create yourself.

Take stock of your soup

Take stock of your soup

Alison Lambert has some nourishing soups for those cold winter days.

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