Hungry grandma sues KFC

Anna Wurtzburger said her bucket didn't look nearly this full.

Gutted that her chicken bucket wasn't filled to the top, Anna Wurtzburger wants $28m in compensation.

'Craft crisps' on the rise

Novel flavours and shapes of "craft crisps" are driving Kiwi's growing appetite for chips.

We Kiwis love our chippies - to the tune of $150m a year. Yes, million.

Relief for beer drinkers video

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The new Zealand Beer Festival gets underway down at The Cloud on Auckland's Queens ...

'No beersies for you' could be a thing of the past for thirsty gluten-intolerant drinkers.

What's the best dark chocolate?

Cadbury's Coco, Lindt 70% dark cocoa and Whittaker's Dark Ghana.

Are some brands better than others?

Sam Mannering's flatbreads

Housemates and family will love these flatbreads with artichoke, new potato, gouda and lemon.

Here’s a versatile recipe that will stand you in good stead whether you’re cooking for the family or your flatmates.

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Look after the bait, mate

Baked whitebait custards between crispy bread with hollandaise and lemon - The Oyster Inn's whitebait sandwich.

Thanks to a research breakthrough, a New Zealand delicacy is being produced 100 per cent sustainably for the first time.

Lemon curd ice cream with meringue crumble

This luscious lemon ice cream is marbled with tart curd and topped with a sweet crumbling of meringue – perfection.

Vanilla bean arancini with dark chocolate centres

Chickpea & rice pilaf with saffron & currants

readers' recipes

Recipe: the easiest, edible gift stuff nation

STOCKING STUFFERS: Or tummy stuffers, for that matter.

Even my allergic-to-the-kitchen husband could knock these feative treats out.

Recipe: Feel-good stir fry stuff nation

This yummy, veggie stir fry from Kat Guise is a quick meal that won't hit you too hard in the pocket.

MMM ... MUFFINS: These muffins can be served with cream or yogurt. .

Fruity gluten-free muffins recipe

Yummy home-baked muffins? These gluten-free, grain-free, low sugar muffins are just the thing.


When less sugar is more gallery video

Soda Press Co founder Cam Romeril says cafes and bars stand to earn much bigger margins on drinks made with syrup and ...

The Soda Press Co says the trend towards cafes having carbonated water on tap has helped boost sales of its low sugar syrups.

The Taupo Lakeman claims more medals

Watch out craft brewers: the Lakeman is coming for your silverware...

Hummingbird Coffee Chief Executive Nick Cowper, with the foirm's capsules.

Coffee roasters now cap converts gallery video

Coffee snobs might turn up their noses at drinking a brew from a capsule, but some NZ coffee roasters are giving them a go.

food news
Aged care chef Rodney Phillips on the counter at Mint Cafe at Upper Hutt's Elderslea rest home.

Elderslea food in Mint condition

Recognition keeps on coming for aged care chef Rodney Phillips.

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