Video: How to make 'ota ika (Tongan raw fish)

Video: How to make 'ota ika (Tongan raw fish)

Matani and Michelle Schaaf, from Tonga, show how to make 'ota ika, Tongan-style raw fish.

Otago Museum Cafe's fruit cake

Otago Museum Cafe's fruit cake

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

Wine review: rose

Wine review: rose

Rosés are made for summer enjoyment over a lazy lunch or a long warm evening, not for deep thinking or analysis. All you ask of a rosé is that it's fresh and delicious and goes well with simple summer food.

New releases feature flavours of home

New releases feature flavours of home

When Belgian-born Dave De Vylder announced, shortly after taking over Wanaka Beerworks four months ago, that he intended to make seasonal Belgian-style beers, no-one expected them to have a Kiwi "flavour": the first trio use kauri, honey and rosehip and have New Zealand, rather than Belgian, labels.

Asparagus and thyme frittata

Asparagus and thyme frittata

Frittata is quite simply an Italian omelette, quick to prepare and great for lunch or as a light dinner. The secret of a good frittata is to make it thinner rather than thicker, and to slightly undercook it.

Ask a chef: The Good Oil Cafe's cinnamon swirls

Ask a chef: The Good Oil Cafe's cinnamon swirls

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

Egg and watercress sandwich

Egg and watercress sandwich

Once upon a time this sandwich would have been served at high tea. Sadly, traditions like these have subsided but the sandwich need not.

Cooking 101: Char siu bao

Cooking 101: Char siu bao

Daniel Pfyl, hospitality management lecturer at Otago Polytechnic, shares some professional techniques to make your cooking easier.

Put new life into spring with laksa

Put new life into spring with laksa

After months of hearty stews, the new season calls for zesty greens and a flash of spice. Nigel Slater cooks up a colourful supper.

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