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Cookbooks

Cookbooks

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.

On the menu

On the menu

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.

Book covers ins, outs of smoking plus recipes

Book covers ins, outs of smoking plus recipes

Smoking food is an ancient form of preservation, and until recently was looked on as the exclusive domain of hunters and fishers or butchers.

Cookbook: Slow Food Fast

Cookbook: Slow Food Fast

Simon and Alison Holst's latest little Everyday Easy book is Slow Food Fast (Hyndman Publishing).

Spanish immigrant seems to be making itself at home

Albariño may be a Spanish grape but judging by some of the wines made from it in New Zealand it is quite at home here.

All the best from Yalumba

All the best from Yalumba

Yalumba brand ambassador Jane Ferrari is unstoppable when she is talking about wine, the winery, people, restaurants, food, almost anything in fact.

Cookbooks

Cookbooks

Rosie Belton's Wild Blackberries: recipes & memories from a New Zealand table (Allen & Unwin) is easy to read as you are not distracted by the lush food-porn photos that adorn many such books.

Wild pairings in challenge

Now in its 17th year, the Monteith's Wild Food Challenge brings wild dishes to the tables of restaurants and bars around the country during July. Chefs create dishes using local wild ingredients and pair them with a Monteith's beer or cider.

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