Wine and Food Guide

First Dunedin restaurant to win 'hat'

Another of Bracken's signature dishes.
One of Dunedin's newest restaurants has won a coveted chef's ''hat'' in New Zealand's premier restaurant awards - the first to be awarded in the city.

WINE REVIEW: Summer wines

WINE REVIEW: Summer wines

Sometimes on a summer holiday evening it's relaxing to sip and savour something special as you watch the sun set and the stars come out.

Season's eatings

Season's eatings Daniel Pfyl, hospitality management lecturer at Otago Polytechnic, shares some of his family recipes for Christmas cookies.

Sweet and delicious - Biscotti

Sweet and delicious - Biscotti

This is an absolute favourite recipe of mine. These Italian-style fruit and nut biscotti are delectable.

On the menu

Turnip tops may not be regular fare, but if you grow turnips or get some of the baby spring ones from the farmers market with fresh leaves attached, they can make a delicious green dish.

Welcome additions to bookshelves

Welcome additions to bookshelves

Elizabeth David influenced a couple of generations of cooks from the 1950s to the 1970s with her evocative writing about Mediterranean, Italian, French, and later old-English food.

In season: Carrots and turnips excellent combination

In season: Carrots and turnips excellent combination

This sweet combination of spring carrots and the slightly more piquant white turnips makes an excellent accompaniment to any meal.

WINE REVIEW: Sauvignon blanc

WINE REVIEW: Sauvignon blanc

For summer drinking it's difficult to go past sauvignon blanc with its lively fruit and zingy finish.

NZ oysters dying

NZ oysters dying

Puzzled scientists are battling to identify why millions of Pacific oysters are dying in New Zealand waters.

Video: How to make potato latkes

Video: How to make potato latkes Flavours of home is a series of recipes from around the world cooked by people at home in Otago. This week Emily Flynn, from the US, shows us how to make potato latkes to celebrate Chanukah.
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