Wine and Food Guide

Enjoyable living off the land

Peter Langlands has been foraging since he was a boy. ''It's a lifelong passion.''
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.

Easy does it

Easy does it

Saffron may be pricey, but a little goes a long way, writes Caroline J. Beck.

Sweet, orange pumpkins rule

Sweet, orange pumpkins rule

A bonus brought by cooler weather is the arrival of fresh, whole pumpkins, one of the most versatile vegetables you can have in your autumn cooking arsenal.

Fennel frond pesto

Fennel frond pesto

Alison Lambert has a versatile use for fennel fronds.

Varieties off the beaten track

Varieties off the beaten track

Tastings can reveal new and wonderful wines, says reviewer Mark Henderson.  

Ask a Chef: Berry chutney

Ask a Chef: Berry chutney

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

Moroccan tagines ideal for colder nights

Moroccan tagines ideal for colder nights

When skies turn dark and temperatures plunge, out come the short lists of dishes to warm body and soul. To those should be added an easy to make and deliciously satisfying Moroccan-style chicken tagine, David Latt writes.

Squeeze goes on

Squeeze goes on

Apples will be juiced and preserves tasted at this year's Dunedin Community Food Harvest Group event in Northeast Valley on April 23.

Banking on Gewurztraminer

Banking on Gewurztraminer

This week wine reviewer Mark Henderson samples some spicy Gewurztraminer.

Ask a chef: Chicken and pork belly pate

Ask a chef: Chicken and pork belly pate

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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