Food & Wine

Spritzy, succulent Sangria

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Now you can pour this delicious mix of wine, fruit, a spritzer and sometimes spirits straight from the bottle.

Fancy a burger, or 27?

Wellington On a Plate A pair of enthusiastic foodies have eaten their way around Wellington On a Plate's burger menu.

Is coffee your religion?

Nothing beats that morning coffee smell. Do you wake up every morning and worship at the cup of the caffeine god? You're not alone.

Top chefs show us how it's done

Annabel Langbein What do great cooks eat when they're home alone? Seven top chefs let us inside their kitchens.

New wives' tales for health

Mussels This winter has been tough with weeks of colds - what to feed the family to build them up?

Recipe: Coconut mussels

Mussels This recipe tastes amazingly like a week at the beach.

Tempting tatties always a treat

Ireland is the country we associate even now with the great famine of the 1840s, so devastating were the effects of potato blight on a population already on its knees.

The perfect on-the-go snack

Hail, Caesar's salad

Shepherd's pie's sweet twist

Shepherd’s pie with cheesy sweet potato topping If the cold's getting you down try rustling up this classic winter warmer with a sweet topping twist.

Raw olive sunburgers

If you want a quick and filling dairy-free lunch, try these raw olive-laden meat-free burgers.

Dairy-free smoothie

Gluten-free beef stew

Sweet, sweet gluten-free

Just because something is gluten free doesn't mean it can't taste sensational. Wendy Hay shows us how.

Beervana: Food of the unicorns

Beer drinker at Beervana I'll say it straight: Despite not winning with our brew, Beervana was a real triumph.

A beery good time at Monteiths

The Monteith's Brewing Company is about as West Coast as it gets.

Watch for collateral damage

Taste, froth and flagons

It's beer, but not as you know it

Fancy a barrel-aged feijoa beer, a two-pot flat white or a salty seaweed ale?

It's show time

Great NZ Food Show A flood of foodies are expected to descend on Hamilton next weekend for the city's first Great NZ Food Show.

Is this NZ's worst baking?

Do your cupcakes make children cry? Does your kitchen resemble a crime scene? You're not the only one...

A chef's ultimate challenge

No such thing as waste

On food in the movies

We like watching what we're eating and filmmakers are definitely tapping into that desire.

MKR: Meet Dan & Sam

We meet the young 'social media buddies' ahead of their instant restaurant challenge tonight.

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