Food & Wine
Gandalf as a shepherd, Confucius as a wise man, all in a gingerbread stable.
Inner-city green space proves practicality
The first harvest of an inner-city greenspace in Christchurch proves the scheme's practicality.
Wellington chef Margot de Cotesworth's first cookbook contains recipes with just five ingredients.
Zante, Currant or Corinth grapes have been used in baking and savoury cooking for thousands of years.
Jodie Bainbridge shares her recipe for a tasty Christmas treat for the festive season.
Two Aussie blokes hold the key to becoming online video sensations with their homegrown food channel.
See what 10 grams of protein looks like in different vegetarian foods.
Aussie Masterchef contestant Adam Liaw shares his cheat sheet and a delicious turkey recipe for the big day.
The perfect pate for the silly season is within your reach with this recipe from Helen Moore.
There's currently a big legal battle happening in the States. Over what? Sugar.
Holly McQuillan shares the recipe for a festive trifle that has been in her family for generations.
This brownie recipe makes proper, gooey, American-style brownies. We want them now.
Stan Dubious shares a BBQ recipe for a blue cheese salad.
Looking for that special Christmas drop? Here are the top tipples if you fancy some champagne and port.
A ginger and honey loaf that is a new take on the French pain d'epices (spice bread) that is traditionally sweetened with honey.
Jessica Thompson shares a recipe for mini Banoffee pies.
There's an easy, fun way to make a Christmas pudding biscuit with very little effort but great looking results.
Despite the fact that Don Draper is a potential sociopath; retro's still hot. So, what to cook?
If you're thinking of giving a kitchen gadget this Christmas check out this list first.
Liz Milner shares this recipe as part of our $100 hamper competition.
Award-winning chef Sid Sahrawat shares his festive and fragrant Indian-spiced pork and duck platter recipe.
Chocolate, booze and gingernuts - the foundation of this great Christmas slice.
This recipe for Tim Tam truffles is easy, delicious and perfect for Christmas.
'Tis the season to eat out: follow just a few of these tips to keep your restaurant dinners healthy.
A modern take on the classic tiramisu, but makes it better suited to the summer climate.
Think you can't have a barbie without sausages and steaks? Think again.
This competition is now closed. If you've got a great recipe though, we'd still love to see it.
This peach and berry jelly trifle may be a little bit fancy, but it's easily within the province of a home cook.
Holy mole! Restaurateur Andres Pimentel shares a delicious turkey mole recipe.
Stan Dubious shares his recipe for barbecued salmon with a summer vinaigrette.
Food poisoning widespread in summer months
Unfortunately for many Kiwis, summer often means bad tummies. Here's how to avoid it.
Hear his quick-dinner secrets and be in to win a double pass to the Big Day Out, where he'll be cooking!
Clever Christmas cooking will leave you with goodwill and cash to spare.
These scrummy mini gingerbread loaves are perfect for unexpected guests during the silly season.
The heady mix of mint, lemongrass and chilli goes so well with beef and freshly cooked noodles.
Mark Bixley shares a recipe that's quick, easy and all done on the barbecue hotplate.
OPINION: From aged gouda to zamorano there's nothing finer than a life full of fragrant fromage.
Here's your chance to use homegrown raspberries, artisanal quark and happy eggs.
The winner of the second annual Cafe of the Year awards has been announced, with Nelson taking top prize.
In trying to support local producers, I've had many conversations about cost versus quality.
It took 816kg of butter, 7,200 eggs, 3,265kg of flour and close to 1360kg of brown sugar, but it's a world beater.
Mark Bixley shares a tip to get that flame-grilled smoky taste on the barbecue this summer.
Chocolate lovers' heaven is soon to open in the capital as the Cocoa Press launches The Wellington Chocolate Factory.
Find out what all the fuss is about, and try a delicious quinoa rumbled eggs recipe.
Struggling to find fresh and healthy Xmas canapes? These thai beef salad cucumber cups are the perfect solution.
Heading into summer, what could be better than sitting outside with a tall glass of homemade soda?
Take a crush course in Mexican this summer and make your own zesty guacamole.
Create your own classic Kiwi burger at home with this delicious pattie recipe.
Simple but delicious, this slow-cooked lamb will melt in your mouth.
Have a grape-lover in the family? Well get them a gorgeous Christmas gift without breaking the bank
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