The rise of Frankenfood video

David Harris, 19, samples a Carl's Jnr All America Thickburger - containing a hot dog and potato chips.
Hart Reynolds, 19, eats a Pizza Hut cheeseburger crust pizza, and Reuben Hudson, 19, tries the KFC rice box.

When vegemite met chocolate and other matches made in food marketing heaven.

Roast cauliflower

You don't need to wait for summer to enjoy a salad.

You don't need to wait for summer to enjoy a salad.

What to make on a cold day

Steamed ginger pudding and spiced hot chocolate – the perfect pairing on a winter's night.

Winter gives you free rein to indulge, so make the most of it with this ginger pudding and spiced hot chocolate.

Dark chocolate pan pudding

This molten chocolate pudding is dessert heaven and can be prepared the day before serving.

This molten chocolate concoction is dessert heaven and can be prepared the day before serving.

Andrew Little hops to the Left

Labour leader Andrew Little takes tips from brewer Shigeo Takagi as they create a craft beer at The Occasional Brewer in Wellington.

They say the test of a political leader is whether you would want to have a beer with them.

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recipes

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.

drinks

Dependable dozen

Mike Neilson from Panhead, left, and Matt Warner from ParrotDog; two breweries you can always depend on.

In this age of plenty, choosing just one favourite beer is near impossible, so I've gone for a dependable dozen.

Andrew Little hops to the Left

They say the test of a political leader is whether you would want to have a beer with them.

Gone is the dancefloor at Boulevard on Dixon St, Wellington.

Boulevard of dreams

It seems only yesterday that Hope Bros. opened, but actually it was more like a decade ago.

food news

Five new Maori programmes

Karena and Kasey Bird, of Maketu, won Masterchef New Zealand 2014.

New Maori programmes will star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Masterchef winners Kasey and Karena Bird.

A dark drop for winter

REVIEW: Golden Eagle Coalface Stout showcases notes of coffee, chocolate, stone fruit and burnt Vogel's toast crusts.

From left; Nerys Whelan, Abbey Warner and Genevieve Lysaght, who took out the top award in the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d'Or student culinary competition.

Witt cooks up a win

Taranaki's trainee hospitality stars have taken out top spots in a battle of the tastebuds. 

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