Wine and Food Guide

Sweetly citrus golden glaze

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Light and lovely with lots of fresh, vibrant flavours, this chicken dish is succulent, special and simple to prepare.

Seasonal sides for almost any occasion

Seasonal sides for almost any occasion

Three simple, seasonal and economical sides that will go with most winter dinners.

Ask a chef: Potpourri's lemon yoghurt cake

Ask a chef: Potpourri's lemon yoghurt cake

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

WINE REVIEWS: Chardonnay

WINE REVIEWS: Chardonnay

2013 was a good vintage in Hawkes Bay. Craggy Range winemaker Matt Stafford describes it as the ''vintage of a generation''. A tasting of his whites a few weeks ago revealed elegant wines already harmonious, with charming but restrained fruit and nicely balanced acidity, that will no doubt be long-lived.

Spice up your winter

Spice up your winter

Winter is all about comfort and nostalgia. Forget stodge though, it is flavour that gets my tick and what better way to escape the cold than with a taste-fuelled dabble in the dark arts of spice.

Food, but not as we know it

Food, but not as we know it

Food can be more than just sustenance; it can be art, a storytelling medium, part of our personal identity and part of our culture. Charmian Smith reports from the International Food Design Conference at Otago Polytechnic last week.

Ask a chef: The Woolstore Cafe's caramel oaty slice

Ask a chef: The Woolstore Cafe's caramel oaty slice

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

Apple cake

Apple cake

I like this cake as the layers of sweet, moist apples adds a wonderful fresh texture.

WINE REVIEWS: Pinot Noir

WINE REVIEWS: Pinot Noir

Simple young pinot noir can be fresh, lively and charming, but most benefit from time in bottle for the components to integrate and develop complexity.

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