Wine and Food Guide

Staff in thick of it in company kitchen

Lydia Findlay makes hot spiced apple cider for ''Friday beers'' at Fisher & Paykel's staff kitchen.

It is a staff kitchen like no other - gleaming stainless steel, polished subway tiles and an island bench the size of a small runway.

Rebecca Fox discovers there is more than just noodles and baked beans being cooked in Fisher & Paykel's Dunedin staff kitchen.

Ask a chef: Governor's Cafe neenish slice

Ask a chef: Governor's Cafe neenish slice

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

Good health from healthy eating

New Zealander Jason Shon Bennett hated being sick so badly he did something about it. More than 20 years later, he has made a career out of his journey from asthmatic to health ''guru'' as an author, inspirational speaker and researcher. He talks to Rebecca Fox.

Presence of noted wine commentator coup for event organisers

Presence of noted wine commentator coup for event organisers

She gives wine cellar advice to The Queen, writes for the world's top wine reference guides and is one of the world's most respected wine commentators.

Apple and honey cake

Apple and honey cake

Apple and honey cake Serves 8-10

Something for all tastes

Something for all tastes

Turning her love of cooking and baking into career has taken a different path for Green Island woman Petrina Robinson.

Sweetness - but not light

Sweetness - but not light

Joining me on the tasting panel today for this swathe of dessert wines were Dunedin wine enthusiasts Alastair McLaren and Ricky Collins.

Bite Kitchen's cinnamon brioche

Bite Kitchen's cinnamon brioche

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

Cookbooks

Cookbooks

From those with delcious-looking sugary treats to healthy whole foods, there have been a range of recipe books released in recent months.

Healthy soils, healthy vines the aim

Healthy soils, healthy vines the aim

There are some who think Organics is a character in the Asterix comic strip; others have visions of long-haired hippies wearing kaftans and Porridge sandals. The reality, however, is somewhat different.

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