Central Otago winegrowers held their new release pinot noir
tasting recently with six wine writers gathering in Cromwell
to taste more than 80 pinot noirs that have just been, or
will soon be, released.
Rumours that French cuisine is hidebound by tradition and
resting on its 3-star laurels are quashed in Katrina
Meynink's Bistronomy: French Food Unbound (Murdoch
A perfectly roasted chicken is a satisfying centrepiece to a
meal, but usually there's more meat left over for other
dishes, and a carcass for stock.
Many enthusiasts will be heading to Auckland for a food and
wine celebration on September 14 and 15, with further classes
and workshops on September 16 and 22.
Southern breweries are fizzing after again gaining several
awards in the 2014 Brewers' Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards.
If you thought chips, aka frites or French fries, were simply
deep-fried chopped potatoes, Anne de la Forest's
Frites (Jacqui Small) will introduce you to the
intricacies of this old favourite.
Simon and Alison Holst's latest little Everyday Easy book is
Slow Food Fast (Hyndman Publishing).
Anathoth has a couple of new products out, a hot chilli
relish and a tropical jam, which is a blend of mango,
pineapple, guava and passionfruit.
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