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Otago features in cookbook awards

Otago features in cookbook awards

Recipe books with Otago connections scooped the awards at the annual Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.

The source of good chocolate

The source of good chocolate

The recent importation of cocoa beans from Samoa has been an experiment Dunedin chocolate maker Liz Rowe has revelled in.

Otago ice cream-makers win gold

A ''melt-in-the-mouth'' berry ice cream has won the supreme award in the New Zealand Ice Cream Awards.

Doing it for themselves

Doing it for themselves

Sisters Karena and Kasey Bird were audience favourites when they won the reality television cooking show MasterChef 2014 title. But as Rebecca Fox discovers, they have not rested on their laurels during the past 18 months.

Easter buns put to test

Easter buns put to test

Easter is nearly upon us and those who have not already gorged themselves on hot cross buns will be looking forward to the treat this weekend. Rebecca Fox took a look at the offerings around Dunedin.

Central Otago pinots get own Riedel glass

Central Otago pinots get own Riedel glass

A newly shaped wineglass designed by a 300-year-old Austrian glass company especially to elevate the experience and enjoyment of Central Otago pinot noir has been released.

Food, theatre set to music

Music, art and food combined at an Otago Polytechnic food performance at the recent Auckland Arts Festival. Polytechnic Associate Professor Richard Mitchell explains the experience.

Treasures from the deep South

Treasures from the deep South

Bluff oysters definitely deserve their status as one of the iconic tastes of New Zealand.

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