As the nights close in and the weather gets colder there is nothing better than coming home to the rich smells of a slow-cooked meal.
This soup is one that has many fond memories as I first tasted it when I worked at the River Cafe in London. I was in heaven; the simplicity of flavours and the fact that it used up old bread!
Yay, time for a break. I have put together some easy yet tasty recipes for the holidays. They are simple yet varied, so you can create these dishes at any time. Happy holidays.
Easter - we've all been aware it was coming up since Easter eggs and hot-cross buns started appearing in supermarkets just days after Christmas, Dee Copland writes.
When you cook these beans, you need to hold back and allow them to cook longer than you normally would. The secret to these delicious beans is that they are tender and juicy.
Easter is a time of indulgence, treating yourself to chocolate and lovely steaming hot cross buns, but it can be harmful to overindulge, says Dee Copland.
These pancakes are heavier than we are used to over here, and they can be eaten savoury or sweet.
With Easter, Anzac Day and school holidays coming up this month this alternative to pizza is a fantastic option whether at the campground, crib or at home.
If you are looking for some simple but inventive ideas for dinner time My Food Bag's latest recipe collection provides plenty of inspiration.
With a new cook book full of recipes — many written and tested in her kitchen in Wanaka — hitting the shelves, Annabel Langbein tells Rebecca Fox about her ‘‘opus’’.
Aubergine or eggplants? Whatever you call them they are very versatile.
This is a perfectly balanced cake. The tart, tangy rhubarb topping offsets wonderfully the fragrant almond and polenta sponge beneath.
There are many ways to enjoy blueberries, writes Deanna Copland.
The season of sport has begun for us and that means rugby, football, netball ...!
Just look around at this time of the year and you will see elderberries everywhere. When you see clusters of deep, dark purple-looking berries weighing heavily on branches they are ready to be picked.
This recipe is adapted from Marian Burros. This torte recipe is famous the world over. Plums are in season and they always make the most delicious cakes/tortes.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
The Bluff oyster season has begun, and to celebrate Dunedin chef Greg Piner has whipped up a couple of recipes for Fresh readers.
While thousands of students are flatting the for the first time, finding their way around a kitchen can be problematic. The ODT's Fresh columnists have some advice for first-time cooks.
Chef Bevan Smith shares some recipes heralding the start of autumn.