Wine and Food Guide

Long, slow, tasty

Vegetable stew with polenta dumplings.
Stews, casseroles and braising all come into their own in winter. Cheaper cuts of meats covered with a deep flavoursome sauce, simmering for hours until meltingly tender, always comfort you at mealtimes.

Cutting down on waste

Cutting down on waste

Learn how to "surf the fridge'' is one of Dunedin cook Judith Cullen's favourite sayings.

Food wastage astounding

Food wastage astounding

Waste not want not: we all know the old aphorism. And it may never have been more relevant, as waste becomes a major global issue. Charmian Smith talks to Dr Miranda Mirosa about the scale of the problem.

Using what she has

Using what she has

Rebecca Fox talks to Revival Foods' Victoria Madison. 

Ever more food diverted from landfill

Ever more food diverted from landfill

Rebecca Fox talks to FoodShare's Deborah Manning. 

Different flavours of pinot noir

Different flavours of pinot noir

Mike Henderson savours some different flavours when it comes to pinot noir.

Sweet and salty, tart and aromatic

Sweet and salty, tart and aromatic

Joan Bishop loves the balance of sweet and salty in this lusciously creamy pate. Quick to prepare, it makes a stylish starter or a simple, scrumptious snack for parties or picnics.

Enjoyable living off the land

Enjoyable living off the land

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.

Ask a Chef: The Coffee Cup Cafe's raspberry fudge brownie

Ask a Chef: The Coffee Cup Cafe's raspberry fudge brownie

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

Buttercup squash gnocchi

Buttercup squash gnocchi

Gnocchi is the ultimate comfort food, it's great on the pocket and fun to make, Alison Lambert writes.

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