Food & Wine

A beery political question

Beer and politics

In the lead up to the election we ask party leaders some very important questions about beer.

Wine risky for asthmatics

Red wine A group of people, particularly asthmatics, are allergic to the 'preservatives' added to wine to prevent it turning into vinegar.

How to: microwave mug cakes

Mug cake Is it really possible to bake yummy cakes in the office microwave? We put three variations to the test.

Simple rules for healthy eating

Eating Before you know it, your week of eating well and exercising has become a distant memory.

Can you cook cheap eats?

Cooking at home There may be no such thing as a free lunch but there sure is a cheap and nutritious one.

Recipe: Corned beef hash

Corn beef hash With all the busy-ness about at the moment this has been a favourite quick supper in our house.

MKR Recipe: Chorizo and greens stew

Contestants from My Kitchen Rules NZ share what they hope will be a winning recipe from the show.

Family favourite with a tangy twist

Take time to master risotto

Ferrero Rocher bliss balls

Ferrero Rocher If you have a hankering for decadent, hazelnutty, chocolatey flavours then these will do just the trick.

Shepherd's pie's sweet twist

If the cold's getting you down try rustling up this classic winter warmer with a sweet topping twist.

Raw olive sunburgers

Dairy-free smoothie

Sweet, sweet gluten-free

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

Brewers tap into Petone 'vibe'

Baylands beer Craft beer brewing has returned to the Hutt Valley, with Baylands ramping up production in Petone.

The A to Z of sake

From what it actually is, to the best way to drink it and more - everything you need to know about Janpan's national drop.

Dubai's latest luxury

Add bingeing believers to the list

It's beer, but not as you know it

Fancy a barrel-aged feijoa beer, a two-pot flat white or a salty seaweed ale?

Sydney's best pho

Food fads come and go, but these Vietnamese noodle soups are never out of fashion.

Food bag idea takes off

Emma Sinclair has brought a culinary idea from her native Sweden to the Waikato.

How to store fresh herbs

Burger King's bizarre new offering

On food in the movies

We like watching what we're eating and filmmakers are definitely tapping into that desire.

MKR: Meet Dan & Sam

We meet the young 'social media buddies' ahead of their instant restaurant challenge tonight.

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