Food Recipes

In Season: Quince tart

In Season: Quince tart

Quinces are rapidly coming to an end and as a celebration in honour of these majestic fruit, I thought a classic dessert was needed.

Salad days need not be confined to summer

Salad days need not be confined to summer

Top New Zealand chef Peter Gordon believes salads can be enjoyed all year round.

Savouring the last of autumn

Savouring the last of autumn

I love this time of year.

Food dreams come true

Food dreams come true

Two Mosgiel mums have joined forces to make their food dreams come true. Rebecca Fox talks to the pair about their new venture.

Cooking 101: Noodle salad

Cooking 101: Noodle salad

Daniel Pfyl, senior lecturer at Otago Polytechnic's Food Design Institute, shares some professional techniques to make your cooking easier. This month he makes a noodle salad using the latest kitchen gadget - the spiraliser or noodle maker.

Ask a Chef: Slow-cooked carrot cake with pure cream

Ask a Chef: Slow-cooked carrot cake with pure cream

Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.

Parsnip, leek and thyme soup

Parsnip, leek and thyme soup

Soups play a big part in my diet throughout the colder months as it's a great way to warm the soul and nourish the body, Alison Lambert writes.

Coconut versatile and beneficial

Coconut versatile and beneficial

Deanna Copland is a convert to coconut.

Making the most from seasons' best

Making the most from seasons' best

Born and raised in the Italian city of Milan, Luca Ciano inherited his love of food and cooking from his mother and grandmother.

Tray bake offers real richness, intensity

Tray bake offers real richness, intensity

A real richness and intensity of tastes develop with a tray bake, Joan Bishop writes. Cooking everything together in one pot is a brilliant way to build up and concentrate all the tossed-together flavours and aromas.

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