Cuisine News

Recipe: masala vadai

These masala vadai are a very popular snack in Sri Lanka and south India.

You may have tasted these warming treats at New Lynn's night market.

Recipe: Kabuli pulao

Pulao, much like many traditional pilaf, is a rich and complex combination of spices and pull-apart meat.

Give this a go, it may be your first time cooking and eating cuisine from Afghanistan.

Exposing wine label fibs

There are rules around wine that make the truth a little hazier than expected.

With many “Kiwi” wines being exposed as true-blue Aussies, John Saker delves into what else wine labels aren’t telling us.

Cauliflower, orange & salami salad video

Cuisine's Ginny Grant whips up a warming winter salad.

In the latest in the Chop Chop video series, Cuisine's Ginny Grant whips up a warming winter salad.

An ode to Kiwi soul food at Hiakai

Harlequin Public House's Jonny Schwass.

Canterbury chef Jonny Schwass lauds the deeply satisfying, spiritually nourishing food experience that is Hiakai.

Tamari-roasted pumpkin with cream

With sunflower cream, this tamari-roasted pumpkin is a seriously good recipe.

A Melbourne-based Kiwi chef's roasting pumpkin in a delicious way.

Kiwi chef winning in Melbourne

Chef Hayden McMillian.

Fresh, clean and a strong focus on vegetables, Kiwi chef Hayden McMillan is taking on Melbourne.

Recipes for better breakfasts

Apple crumble granola is a more decadent substitute for your usual porridge.

Make sure breakfast is anything but boring with these nutritious and delicious recipes.

Baked beans with chorizo crumbs

Standard baked beans will pale in comparison to these chorizo-spiked pulses.

You'll never go back to bog-standard baked beans after trying this glammed up version.

Recipe: Savoury waffles with salad

Waffles don't have to be sweet - try this savoury start to the day.

Waffles don't have to be sweet - try this savoury start to the day.

Recipe: Apple crumble granola

Apple crumble granola is a great way to mix virtue and indulgence.

Breakfast meets pudding in this tasty granola recipe, featuring plenty of nourishing nuts and seeds.

Indian chow, unlike you've seen

It's hard not to want to feast on everything on the menu.

Say goodbye to saag and vindaloo, and hello to istoo and chaaps.

Recipe: Tuna & olive empanadas

Based on an Argentinian classic, these empanadas are great hand-held food.

South-American style pies are perfect handheld eating, whether it's on the run or at home.

Recipe: Lamb, fennel & spinach pie

Lamb, fennel and spinach pies are a fragrant and hearty winter meal.

Whether it's one big one, or plenty of individual pastries, this pie's something else.

5 of the best winter pies to try

Red braised brisket pie is a great take on the classic mince pie.

Whatever the occasion - Lions games, speeding sailors or lazy Sundays - these pies are perfect.

Is NZ food ready to join world's best?

Cuisine editor Kelli Brett wants to see New Zealand recognised as a world food destination.

OPINION: Cuisine editor Kelli Brett on whether New Zealand restaurants should be among the world's top 50.

Recipe: Chicken & leek prassopitta

A play on a Greek classic, this pie is a real winter warmer.

It's super straightforward, and you'll be able to boast you made the pastry yourself.

Recipe: Red-braised beef brisket pie

This red-braised beef brisket pie is rich, dark and heavenly for winter nights.

A beautifully bastardised take on red-braised beef.

Cuisine's bargain winter reds video

Villa Maria's Twyford Gravels vineyard.

Watch Cuisine wine judge Ralph Kyte-Powell discuss the results of the latest tastings.

Searching for soul

Michael Glover is a winemaker on a mission.

Nelson winemaker Michael Glover shares his unique manifesto.

Recipe: How to make shortcrust pastry

Quiche lorraine is an absolute classic.

Think making pastry from scratch is too hard? Think again. Cuisine's Ginny Grant shows you a quick, easy method in this step-by-step quiche Lorraine recipe, the latest video in the Chop Chop series.

Recipe: How to make risotto

A simple risotto to keep you warm over winter.

In the latest in the Chop Chop series, Cuisine's Ginny Grant shows you how to make a creamy, comforting risotto.

Potato and goat’s cheese galette

The galette is a wonderful open-faced pie, great for feeding the troops.

Quick, easy and crowd pleasing, this pie is a must-do.

How to make tomato sauce video

Cuisine's Ginny Grant makes a simple tomato sauce to serve with pasta.

In the latest in the Chop Chop video series, Cuisine's Ginny Grant makes a simple tomato sauce to serve with pasta.

Recipe: How to poach an egg video

Cuisine Chop Chop: How to poach an egg

In the latest in the Chop Chop video series, Cuisine's Ginny Grant shows you how to achieve poached-egg perfection.

Recipe: How to cook a steak video

Cuisine Chop Chop: How to cook a steak

In the latest in the Chop Chop video series, Cuisine's Ginny Grant goes back to basics with perfect steak and a quick mushroom sauce.

Artisan awards breakfast '17

CUISINE ARTISAN AWARDS 2017: THE WINNERS

- Supreme Winner: Line's Knaekbrod Ol Knaekbrod ??? Spent Grain with ...

A collaborative meal of Cuisine's favourite products were the perfect way to celebrate the winners of the annual Artisan Awards. 

Global breakfast delights

Pho Ga, a creamy-style noodle soup often served with chicken, is a popular breakfast dish in Vietnam.

Tired of toast or cereal for breakfast? Try these delicious breakfasts from around the world to start your day with a smile.

Kit Perera's lamb curry

Kit Perera and his Sri Lankan lamb & pumpkin coconut curry.

"I have adapted this recipe using NZ lamb, and the addition of the pumpkin gives it a real Kiwi twist."

Recipe: Steamed fish with lemon & thyme video

Steamed fish with lemon & thyme.

In the latest in the Chop Chop video series, Cuisine's Ginny Grant shows you a deliciously simple method for cooking fish.

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