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Make your sushi chef happy; ask for real wasabi instead of that fake stuff;
Ava Wilson talks to Beck Eleven about brewing beer, falling in love over a tasting glass, and being a new mum in the alcohol industry.
Forget the unappetising name - this tenacious plant is a nutrient-rich food for foragers.
You've heard of craft beer. The new thing is craft chocolate - and the industry is on the rise.
We're spending up on chocolate but is anyone paying attention to ethical production?
Lion, DB and Independent Breweries are all hiking their prices.
These fruity, gently spiced buns are simple to make and will win you serious brownie points.
The future of Hokitika's Wildfoods Festival is in doubt after it failed to break even this year.
What does it mean to be Team Coffee or Team Tea?
There's a new contender to add to the gluten-free mix: the smallest known grain in the world.
It's probably no surprise that classically trained French chef Laurent Loudeac is catering his own wedding but he's wisely left the hard part – the cake – to top pastry chef David Cadoret.
Turkey and France are the settings for two new cookbooks
Queenstown dads are rolling up their sleeves and preparing for battle at this weekend's Blokes' Bake-Off.
A European glassware company has created the "perfect glass" to enjoy Central Otago Pinot Noir.
As we move into autumn, discover the joys of ramen at this Auckland newcomer.
Wellington's Cicio Cacio provides a charming trip to Italy
Believe it or not, the magic happens in a small town near the UK's Birmingham.
It's the subject of much debate but moisture from a fridge or freezercan turn the beans bad, experts say.
Think low alcohol means low flavour? Think again, says beer expert Phil Cook.
Give your Wednesday a Hawaiian feel with this quick and easy recipe.
Shiitake, morels, porcini... these flavour enhancers are a great pantry staple, once you know how to use them.
Two new Mac’s beers suggest times are a-changin’ at Lion - and are well worth checking out.
It weighs five kilograms, comes in at a whopping 548,000 calories and has two 1.7 carat diamonds for eyes.
Customers at Christchurch's Pure Cafe Co. are on to a good thing with barista Addison Dale behind the counter.
Nelson's annual craft beer and music festival MarchFest is making a habit of breaking attendance records.
Ancient grains plus vegetables, feta and almonds equals a feel-good - and meat-free - Monday dinner.
In a bygone era people used to go "on a diet". Now they have to belong to a movement.
Whether you're a jam, cream or glazed fans, here's some tasty trivia to remember next time you bite into one.
Australian researchers embark on the most noble of quests - developing a beer that allows you to drink more while minimising your hangover.
If Maccas is your only option and you want to stay healthy, what should you eat? These nutritionists' answers may surprise you.