Cocktail enclosed in icy sphere

The icy sphere needs to be cracked open before the cocktail can be enjoyed.

A bartender has created a cocktail that is almost certainly more trouble than it's worth. 

Chopsticks trick blows minds

Think you’ve been using wooden chopsticks right? Well think again.

Think you’ve been using wooden chopsticks right? Think again.

Honey, cardamom cheesecake

Honey and cardamom cheesecake.

Here's a dessert with just an accent of spice to bring out the ingredients.

Crowds pack noodle market video

Seasoned professionals Hoy Pinoy was a popular choice for barbecue.

Hour long queues and major traffic jams as thousands turned out for Christchurch's Night Noodle Markets.

Uber and Lewis Road team up

You're just a few taps away from trying just-released Lewis Road Creamery ice cream in either chocolate, vanilla or hokey pokey.

Eager to get your hands on the brand's new ice cream? Well, now it's coming straight to your door

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recipes

Honey and cardamom cheesecake

Honey and cardamom cheesecake.

Here's a dessert with just an accent of spice to bring out the ingredients.

Ideas for using up your surplus stonefruit

If you've got an overload of apricots, peaches or nectarines, check out these easy ideas for using them up.

Recipe: Spicy corn fritters

Soba noodles with miso kumara

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.

drinks

Absinthe: The facts and the myths

Absinthe is one of the world's least understood liquors.

A Green Fairy to some and the Green Curse to others, this is one of the world's least understood liquors.

Top 6 Tassie whisky distilleries

Find out why Tasmania is getting a name for itself as the whisky capital of Australia.

Chequebook wine reviews debated

A few years ago a friend was selling his house.  It had some minor structural issues and there was no rush to buy until a young couple began to show an interest.  They were, however, concerned at the problems they would be inheriting. The real estate agent said he would bring a builder along to discuss the matter with them. The builder duly came, allayed their fears and the sale went ahead.

food news

Noodle markets still heaving

The Collier and Munro families came together for a night with noodles.

8:24 PM  The queues were a little shorter, and the wait times were a little less - but the appetites were just as large.

Lewis Road enters the ice cream market

After the hits and misses of chocolate, 'breast' and reindeer milk, will these ice creams cause as much hype?

Bell Tea and Coffee Company boss Mark Hamilton says Bell and Hummingbird have complimentary expansion ambitions.

Combining tea and coffee

Bell Tea and Christchurch coffee roaster Hummingbird look to expand together.

Who is the winner of the Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards?

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