Wine and Food Guide

Cooking 101: Spanish-style paella

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Daniel Pfyl, hospitality management lecturer at Otago Polytechnic, shares some professional techniques to make your cooking easier. This month he shows us how to make a Spanish-style paella.

Delicious baked tomatoes and potatoes

Delicious baked tomatoes and potatoes

This dish fits nicely into the season, as main crop potatoes have arrived and home-grown tomatoes are good for cooking.

Quirky, collisions of flavour

Quirky, collisions of flavour

Bleberries and corn salsa? Blueberry pizza with honeyed goat cheese and prosciutto? These odd pairings may seem out of the ordinary, but are sure to leave your tastebuds tingling with their quirky, but delicious, flavour collisions.

Ask a Chef: Blueskin Nurseries Cafe's chocolate, caramel and hazelnut slice

Ask a Chef: Blueskin Nurseries Cafe's chocolate, caramel and hazelnut slice

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

Video: How to make shawirma (spicy beef)

Video: How to make shawirma (spicy beef)

Suad Mohammed shows how to make shawirma.

Toasted corn salad

Toasted corn salad

Who doesn't like fresh corn? This crunchy, sweet and fragrant salad never disappoints and goes with pretty much anything.

Otago-crafted whisky a 'superstar'

Otago-crafted whisky a 'superstar'

An Otago whisky has been described as ''one of the most delicate and sophisticated and complex 25-year-olds imaginable'' by 2015 Whisky Bible author Jim Murray.

Ask a Chef: Flax Cafe's gluten-free chocolate brownie

Ask a Chef: Flax Cafe's gluten-free chocolate brownie

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

Chard Farm celebrates 25 years of fine wines

Chard Farm celebrates 25 years of fine wines

In 1986 Rob Hay was the first trained winemaker to come to Central Otago, and for several years made wine for the region's tiny fledgling vineyards.

WINE REVIEW: Pinot Gris

WINE REVIEW: Pinot Gris

Pinot gris often has lush fruit and a little sweetness which makes it good with some chicken dishes and Asian cuisines, or just to enjoy by itself. They are, however, high in alcohol, and not lunchtime wines unless you plan a nap afterwards.

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