Wine and Food Guide

Rhubarb buttermilk cake

Photo by Simon Lambert.

This simple cake recipe is great for impromptu parties or unexpected guests as it is simple to prepare and versatile.

Wine reviews: Pinot Noir

Wine reviews: Pinot Noir

Southern Wines, owned by the Moffit family, is based in Alexandra and produces some excellent value pinot noir under several different labels - Pick & Shovel, Rock n Pillar and Dry Gully.

Video: How to make pork rib sour soup

Video: How to make pork rib sour soup

Hamish Te, from Cambodia, shows how to make pork rib sour soup.

Striking a balance

Striking a balance

Chef Michael van de Elzen, of The Food Truck fame, has changed tack in his latest cookbook, Fast: Good home cooking, he tells Charmian Smith.

Recipe: Blackened broccoli with gomasio

Recipe: Blackened broccoli with gomasio

Broccoli has been fantastic this winter: firm, crunchy and nutritious. This Japanese-inspired dressing adds a simple twist to make this magnificent vegetable even more desirable.

Fabulous combination to please the palate

Fabulous combination to please the palate

This is one of those recipes you will return to time and time again.

Ask a chef: Cinnamon Cafe's cinnamon buns

Ask a chef: Cinnamon Cafe's cinnamon buns

This recipe needs to be started the day before. 

Wine reviews: Chardonnay

Wine reviews: Chardonnay

Big buttery chardonnays are becoming rarer as many winemakers are choosing lighter styles, sometimes with a little nuttiness and texture.

Brewery launches 99-pack of beer

Brewery launches 99-pack of beer

Beer packaging has just gotten a lot bigger in Texas, where a small brewery is launching a 99-pack of its "Peacemaker" ale.

Ask a chef: Ironic Cafe's apricot and white chocolate muffins

Ask a chef: Ironic Cafe's apricot and white chocolate muffins

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

 

Ironic Cafe's apricot and white chocolate muffins Makes 6-7 large muffins

Ingredients

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