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Five months ago, Paul and Sue Keast moved from the African jungle to buy a vineyard in Central Otago. Jo McKenzie-McLean caught up with them for their first harvest.
Starbucks has a long history of workers getting customers' names wrong... but one seems to have an extra-special talent.
Lucky students put on their judging hats for the New Zealand Icecream Awards.
As the weather turns cooler, it's time to turn up the heat on your taco game by adding Veracruz sauce.
A flat sheet sponge that's perfect for when you want an even texture that cuts easily to assemble a complex cake.
Head south of the border with this spicy, citrusy, quick dinner that delivers maximum flavour for minimum effort.
Most of us have a talent for making chocolate vanish but one video demonstrates a way to make it appear out of thin air.
Meet four of our culinary creatives who have bagged semi-finalist spots in the 2016 Young Chef Awards.
A mixture of dried and fresh field mushrooms really cement the intensity of this meat-free sauce.
Scientists claim it will be healthier and more environmentally friendly. But how much can they improve on old-school pork or beef?
Confectionary maker may have taken its interesting flavour creations a step too far with this new option.
As vineyard plantings increase, New Zealand wines in the US gain plaudits and sales.
Ben Shewry's Melbourne restaurant, Attica, has been named the best in Australia.
A 102-year-old wine company matriarch subscribes to the philosophy that wine is the secret to a long and happy life.
The building has been designed with help from the art director for The Hobbit trilogy.
A US woman is suing Starbucks for US$5 million (NZ$7.15 million) over the amount of ice in her drink. So what are the rules here?
Olivia Hislop has created a line of raw cakes and slices which will cater for a broad range of dietary requirements.
Artisan cheese making is 60 per cent science, and 40 per cent artistic.
Need a little help steaming your milk? Two-time barista champion Craig Simon reveals the secret to making a perfect latte.
St. Arnaud's Clinker Cafe is reopening with a twist - every dish on the menu will be made from scratch.
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.
Burger Liquor serves up dive bar style with strong drinks, excellent burgers and great prices.
Manu Feildel talks wedding plans, the circus part of his past, and life as a celebrity chef.
Feijoas have everything a fruit needs - and they're dropping from trees all over Taranaki right now.
As you sip a cup of coffee, consider the microbes that have worked so hard for your pleasure.
New venue, new look for Muse
Butter is enjoying a renaissance. But could it actually be good for us?
If there were a hospital MasterChef challenge, Waikato Hospital would win. Sorry Dunedin.
There was outrage when Arnott's changed its Shapes biscuits - but how bad are they really?
France's famous 'chicken with 40 garlic cloves' is even better done with lamb.