Food & Wine

Cabbages fit for kings

Spring's savoy cabbage has a mild, sweetish flavour - and these two recipes showcase it perfectly.

Gluten-free coconut banana bread

This coconut and banana bread is a great addition to school lunch boxes.

Fewer restaurants forced to shut

We name the Wellington restaurants closed for health reasons in 2014-15.

Foodie festival 'huge' success

Hospitality staff can slow down after serving thousands of mouths during a "hugely" successful Wellington on a Plate festival.

How to make chorizo Scotch eggs

Scotch eggs with mustard are back on the radar.

Bananageddon hits Capital

Some Wellington supermarket shelves were banana-free at the weekend as a shortage continues.

MasterChef: The Lim report

Former Masterchef NZ champion Nadia Lim's dishes on who's rocked and who's flopped at last night's episode.

Spun sugar spells the end for Jemima

An Auckland nurse credits her time on the wards with helping her to cope with the pressures of Masterchef NZ.

Creativity fills banana void

With no bananas to fill the shelves, one Wellington supermarket got creative.

Marlborough viticulturist 'perennial' runner-up

Cricketers savour hattricks but not Marlborough viticulturist Matt Duggan.

US MasterChef star pays flying visit to Auckland

Meat's time to shine is over, 'hip' trends need to be to set aside and over-meddling chefs should stop fussing too much with the natural state of ingredients.

Why dessert can be good for you

Desserts need not strain your system – in fact they can benefit gut bacteria.

Recipe: Goan fish curry

A classic dish from a truly tasty and spicy cuisine

Recipe: Mexican fiesta bowl

Beans, vegetables, plus some other surprises - it's a party in a bowl!

Dinner sorted: Nadia’s crispy salmon

Fresh salmon served with miso, ginger, edamame bean and carrot noodle broth - dinner's looking good.

Naked ladies used as serving dishes

Threats to boycott Sydney bar after nude women were made to handfeed guests at launch party.

Pizza price wars over

One cafe chain says the price wars have taken a slice out of the industry - but Kiwis can rest easy knowing their $5 favourites aren't going away.

NZ's best chardonnays

Can you guess which winery makes Cuisine magazine's top chardonnay pick?

How to choose a good rabbit for dinner

Six important questions to ask when you’re choosing rabbits to breed for eating, and what to look out for when you're buying.

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