In his latest book, A Cook’s Book, British chef Nigel Slater talks about his life in the kitchen, sharing the favourite recipes he likes to cook at home. He tells of the first jam tart he...
Landfills are full and people don’t want new ones near them, but we continue to buy and throw out stuff, writes Charmian Smith.
Regular readers will know that I always taste the wines masked and in random order, but with Riesling there is another task: bundling the wines in levels of dryness/sweetness, which I feel is...
Cauliflower tossed in oil and spices and briefly roasted pairs perfectly with the creaminess of edamame beans. Once roasted, cauliflower loses much of it's water content. It turns nutty, sweet and...
The Southland region has a large and diverse variety of food producers and Invercargill residents will soon have a taste of it.
Christchurch sisters Margo and Rosa Flanagan, aka the ‘‘Two Raw Sisters’’, hosted a workshop in Dunedin last week. Rebecca Fox caught up with the busy pair.
Mushrooms and pumpkin are the perfect match for this dish’s hot red chillies and coconut cream, writes Angela Caseley.
October is national cheese month and this year cheesemakers are encouraging people to try something new and what better way than on a platter?
It’s the town known for Jimmy’s Pies and its stonefruit, but what else does the small Central Otago town of Roxburgh have to offer, asks Rebecca Fox.
If you have dried or frozen peas, you’re well on your way to a super-scrum store cupboard supper, writes Nigel Slater.
Spring brings new growth and fresh flavours. Herbs are flourishing at the moment and sage leaves are sweet and tender.
France will ban plastic packaging for nearly all fruit and vegetables from January 2022 in a bid to reduce plastic waste, the environment ministry says.
With two-thirds of today’s chardonnays being from Central Otago, I find myself casting my mind back several years to a time when they were far less ‘‘in demand’’.
For many people baking loses its appeal when they discover they cannot eat gluten. Yet they still yearn for fluffy cakes, fresh bread or pastries.
Central Otago pinot noir has made a comeback in the New World Wine Awards this year, one winning champion pinot noir and another two making it into the Top 50. Rebecca Fox finds out what it takes...
When Angela Stockdale turned 21, a family friend gave her a $100 note and told her to put it towards her first pub.