Otago Daily Times: Travel

Rise of 'Dumpling Queen'

Rise of 'Dumpling Queen'

The Wellington region's food, wine and craft beer scene is about to be celebrated by the city's annual Wellington on a Plate festival. Rebecca Fox finds out that behind many of the stoves and tankards are Otago-raised or trained chefs and brewers.

Trio thriving as publicans in capital

Trio thriving as publicans in capital

Three former Dunedin students are taking the Wellington bar scene by storm.

Passionate brewer 'wouldn't do anything else'

Passionate brewer 'wouldn't do anything else'

Kelly Ryan always had a love of science but it was not until he met Prof Jean-Pierre Dufour that beer - the brewing of it - became his passion.

Building up from student to chef

Building  up from student to chef

While Amy Gillies is no longer in the ''arts'' as such, she does not see her Dunedin training going to waste.

Duck and noir pinot tasting trail

Duck and noir pinot tasting trail

Seven Queenstown restaurants are joining 20 others nationwide in the annual Pinot and Duck Tasting trail.

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.

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