Christchurch bars we love

Stranges Lane is a hospitality hub.

There are so many amazing bars in Christchurch, we're spoiled for choice. Here's five of the best.

Cafes pour into Rangiora

German deli opens in Fendalton

Recipe: Lamb & asparagus stew

Spring lamb and asparagus star in this delicious stew.

10:48 AM  Spring lamb and tasty green spears star in this warming spring dish, served with lemon rice pilaf.

Three ways with... salmon

Even if the thought of drinking ouzo makes your eyes water, do try it drizzled on salmon.

This fish everywhere these days, but the trick to cooking it well is to buy the best you can.

Man vs food, 7-year-old style video

Vito tries to guzzle super-sour lemon juice.

From downing sour lemon juice to eating the world's hottest chillies, Vito Frezza will take on any challenge.

Cherry galette with semifreddo

This is a seriously good tart that’s also very simple.

This is a seriously good stone-fruit tart that’s also very simple, served with an almond-infused icy side.

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Recipe: Parmesan courgette fries

PARMESAN COURGETTE FRIES: Much lighter and healthier than your regular deep-fried potato version.

Who needs potato chips when you can make something much healthier with courgettes.

3 ways with... salad dressings

Step away from that bottle of ready-made salad dressing.

Recipe: Prawn tabbouleh

Five perfect peach recipes

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.


Drink experiences money can’t buy

It's not necessarily always about the cost or the price of the drinks you're having.

Some of us are more frugal in our drinking endeavours, but pricing has an undeniable effect on the way we interpret quality.

Epic Beer's amazing hat trick

I know Epic Armageddon is good but even I was surprised to see last week it won its third "best IPA".

What do you think, will this find a home at yours?

You can buy champagne bongs

Meet the glass that allows you to chug sparkling wine with all the speed and elegance of a student party.

food news

Nutri-Grain sugar cut

Nutrition experts recommended oats or low-sugar cereals such as Weetbix as an alternative to Nutri-Grain.

Recipe tweaked to cut sugar content but experts say it has not gone far enough.

Drunketarians: are they a thing?

OPINION: When it comes to labelling yourself a vegetarian, there are many shades of green. 

Vito tries to guzzle super-sour lemon juice.

Man vs food, 7-year-old style video

From downing super-sour lemon juice to eating the world's hottest chillies, Vito Frezza will take on any challenge.

New Zealand's top chefs are showcasing their craft in the Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards.

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