A pav to have a love affair with

An unapologetically sweet and indulgent Valentines-themed pavlova.

This unapologetically sweet and indulgent dessert is the perfect Valentines treat (even for one, no judgement).

Finger-licking good

Put down your knife and fork, pick up these, and nibble away

Put down your knife and fork, pick up these, and nibble away

Ooey Gooey Goodness

Use a classic French cheese to make a delicious, effortless appetizer.

Use a classic French cheese to make a delicious, effortless appetizer.

Perfect poached eggs video

egg

Get out the strainer and ladle because here are three steps to guarantee a professional-level poachie every time.

Taste testing at Noodle Markets

A selection of dishes from the Night Noodle Markets.

The night was warm, the beer was flowing, and the queues were long - but what was the food actually like?

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recipes

A pav to have a love affair with

An unapologetically sweet and indulgent Valentines-themed pavlova.

This unapologetically sweet and indulgent dessert is the perfect Valentines treat (even for one, no judgement).

Secret to perfect poached eggs video

Get out the strainer and ladle because here are three steps to guarantee a professional-level poachie every time.

Seared salmon with scallops

Toasted coconut ice cream

readers' recipes

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drinks

Hop shortage causing a headache

Hop plants being processed in Motueka.

Droughts and global demand are to blame for pressure on beer prices.

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The country's biggest beer fans have voted Panhead's Supercharger as their favourite drop.

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

Absinthe: The facts and the myths

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

food news

Noodle markets still heaving

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

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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