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.

'Second label' not second best

'Second label' not second best

Second labels may seem to be a relatively new phenomenon in Central Otago, dating back 10 years or so, but there is a more than 100-year precedent in the Bordeaux region of France where in 1902 Chateau Leoville las Cases created its second wine, Clos du Marquis, with Chateau Margaux following suit in 1908.

Rhubarb and apple shortcake

Rhubarb and apple shortcake

I always remember my mother's shortcake, with its light and airy pastry and juicy, tart filling. I added some rhubarb to this classic and it married together perfectly.

Meals with soul

Meals with soul

The sign by the road couldn't say it any better: ''be here now''. This week's recipes come from Ainsley and the team in the kitchen at Sherwood, along Frankton Rd in Queenstown.

Jacob's Creek rolls out the barrel

Jacob's Creek rolls out the barrel

In recent years the whisky industry has borrowed from the wine industry.

Ask a chef: Spinach, feta and pumpkin pull-apart scones

Ask a chef: Spinach, feta and pumpkin pull-apart scones

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

Roasted romescu with leeks

Roasted romescu with leeks

 

 

Roasted romescu with leeks

Season's harvest makes warming treats

Season's harvest makes warming treats

Autumn is well and truly upon us, bringing changes not only to the weather but to our menus.

Rise of the gluten free consumer

Rise of the gluten free consumer

The country is on the verge of a gluten free boom, says Coeliac New Zealand.

Ask a chef: With Sugar Cafe's white chocolate brownies

Ask a chef: With Sugar Cafe's white chocolate brownies

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

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