Vanilla butter birthday cake

Birthday cake building blocks: Basic butter cake.

A flat sheet sponge that's perfect for when you want an even texture that cuts easily to assemble a complex cake.

Chefs reveal mum's influence

Chelsea Winter says her mother, Annemieke, is the one who gave her a healthy relationship with food.

The mothers behind celebrity chefs Annabel Langbein, Chelsea Winter, and the Bresolin brothers.

Minute steak & chipotle butter

Minute-steak with chipotle butter and lime.

Head south of the border with this spicy, citrusy dinner that delivers maximum flavour for minimum effort.

How to make 'endless' choccie

Sorry, it's all just a matter of volume.

Most of us have a talent for making chocolate vanish but video shows how to make it appear out of thin air.

Kiwi chefs up for top award

Orphans Kitchen chef and co-founder Tom Hishon is one of four Kiwi finalists in the Young Chef Awards 2016.

Meet four of our culinary creatives who have bagged semi-finalist spots in the 2016 Young Chef Awards.

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recipes

Vanilla butter birthday cake

Birthday cake building blocks: Basic butter cake.

A flat sheet sponge that's perfect for when you want an even texture that cuts easily to assemble a complex cake.

Minute steak with chipotle butter

Head south of the border with this spicy, citrusy, quick dinner that delivers maximum flavour for minimum effort.

Bolognaise-style mushroom ragu

Lamb with 40 garlic cloves

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

La Trappe Witte Trappist is quite a brew

La Trappe Witte Trappist

One of the few foreign beers to win a gold medal at the recent New World Beer & Cider Awards is La Trappe Witte Trappist.  A unique Trappist-brewed example of a Belgian-style wheat beer, it is brewed in Holland at the Bierbrouwerij de Koningshoeven, near Tilburg, close to the Belgian border.

Moa making headway

Moa shares jump as narrowed its full year loss as it gains market share in supermarket sales.

Voigtlander says the name The Cut references the Nelson landmark created in 1906.

New whiskey makes the cut

Nelson is already famous for its craft breweries. Could craft distilleries be the next big thing?

food news

Kiwi chefs compete for top award

Orphans Kitchen chef and co-founder Tom Hishon is one of four Kiwi finalists in the Young Chef Awards 2016.

Meet four of our culinary creatives who have bagged semi-finalist spots in the 2016 Young Chef Awards.

Cranky goat cheese in Sounds video

Artisan cheese making is 60 per cent science, and 40 per cent artistic.

Ben Shewry owns Attica in Melbourne, voted Australia's best restaurant.

Kiwi chef's big Aussie win

Ben Shewry's Melbourne restaurant, Attica, has been named the best in Australia.

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