Perfecting the summer salad

SIMPLE AND SEASONAL: Pomegranate, feta and nut salad.

Salads can be intimidating because of the number of choices. Here's how to make a great summer salad.

Single malt or a blend?

IS ONE TYPE BETTER? Whisky beguiles spirits connoisseurs with its diversity of tastes and experiences.

It's the subject of much snobbery and name-calling among whisky drinkers. But is one truly better than the other?

Foods we will be eating in 2015

BIG NEXT YEAR: Matcha green tea powder is thought to offer extra health benefits.

A few years back it was chia, more recently kale and now it's time for kefir, matcha and quark.

Real wine ice-cream now exists

Pour me another scoop, stat.

Game-changing invention, sadly only available in the US, brings a whole new meaning to "dessert wine".

10 quirky gifts for foodies gallery

CAKE BOSS PRESS CUTTER, DINOSAURS, SET OF 4, $19.99: Essential in any baker’s arsenal is cookie cutters and maybe a few cookie presses. These adorably cute dinosaur press cutters from Farmers are ideal to add some fun to making cookies. They will cut out the dinosaur and press the image on top as well. With a spring-loaded handle, even the littlest bakers can help out. Cute and functional!

We all know someone who loves to bake or cook up a storm. Here are 10 gifts to add to their kitchen arsenal.

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Mexican cuisine has found favour Down Under.

A perfect spring lunch

This smart chicken salad has a great texture and makes an ideal lunch with its mix of quinoa, farro, rice and greens.

Recipe: Figgy cake

Cheesy peasy balls of flavour

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Cauliflower-base pizza stuff nation

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If you love the idea of pizza but don't fancy a doughy bread base, this recipe could be your answer.

Dessert even Fools can make stuff nation

This dish - originally called a Fool - dates back to the 16th century, but it still looks and tastes delish.

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Sweet, sweet gluten-free stuff nation

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

drinks

Single malt or a blend?

IS ONE TYPE BETTER? Whisky beguiles spirits connoisseurs with its diversity of tastes and experiences.

It's the subject of much snobbery and name-calling among whisky drinkers. But is one truly better than the other?

The best coffee in Hamilton

Coffee aficionado Aimie Cronin shares her top five places to drink coffee.

Terry Knight
has released
his TeKiwi
Blue Agave
tequila after
16 years
perfecting the
process .

Kiwi tequila captures local spirit

Terry Knight can raise a toast to success after releasing a tequila he has painstakingly produced in Golden Bay.

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Perfecting the summer salad

SIMPLE AND SEASONAL: Pomegranate, feta and nut salad.

Salads can be intimidating because of the number of choices. Here's how to make a great summer salad.

This isn't what you think it is video

Ooh, is that an alien from District 9? Indeed. But it's crafted from choc and rice crispies.

Cracking good curd

Two chickens are behind a product designed to give tourists "a taste of Hamilton Gardens".