Wine and Food Guide

Staff in thick of it in company kitchen

Lydia Findlay makes hot spiced apple cider for ''Friday beers'' at Fisher & Paykel's staff kitchen.

It is a staff kitchen like no other - gleaming stainless steel, polished subway tiles and an island bench the size of a small runway.

Rebecca Fox discovers there is more than just noodles and baked beans being cooked in Fisher & Paykel's Dunedin staff kitchen.

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.

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

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.

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.

Go wild with a Cretan recipe

Go wild with a Cretan recipe

As World War 1 commemorations continue, trying a Turkish-inspired recipe or two seems appropriate.

Pickled red cabbage

Pickled red cabbage

The older I get, the more I turn to things I once overlooked, and now I am not only appreciating popping open a jar of my jam or relish but I really enjoy adding pickled this and that to any meal. This simple pickle is one that is enjoyed all over the world.

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.

Central pinots hit right note

Central pinots hit right note

Joining me on the tasting panel today were Dunedin wine enthusiasts Alastair McLaren and Ricky Collins.

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