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Food & Wine

Avoiding Easter's bad eggs

We're spending up on chocolate but is anyone paying attention to ethical production?

What your hot drink reveals

What does it mean to be Team Coffee or Team Tea?

Make the sushi chef happy

Make your sushi chef happy; ask for real wasabi instead of that fake stuff;

The baroness of beer

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.

Anyone for dog rose sandwiches?

Forget the unappetising name - this tenacious plant is a nutrient-rich food for foragers.

Recipe: Cajun salmon steaks with fruit salsa

Cajun salmon steaks with fruit salsa

Make the most of the barbecue over the last few evenings before daylight saving ends.

How to feed the gluten-free

lamb, early lentils, herby greens

Food intolerances are no barrier to cooking delicious, impressive dishes.

Chocolatiers ride craft wave

You've heard of craft beer. The new thing is craft chocolate - and the industry is on the rise.

The best-ever hot cross buns

These fruity, gently spiced buns are simple to make and will win you serious brownie points.

Currying flavour with the family

Thai prawn and eggplant green curry

These easy-to-make-at-home Thai curry pastes will definitely spice up your weekend dinner time.

Is teff the new superfood?

There's a new contender to add to the gluten-free mix: the smallest known grain in the world.

Pastry chef takes the cake

Pastry chef takes the cake at mate's wedding

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.

'Perfect' glass for Kiwi drop

A European glassware company has created the "perfect glass" to enjoy Central Otago Pinot Noir.

Inside Cadbury's chocolate factory

Believe it or not, the magic happens in a small town near the UK's Birmingham.

Three ways with ... chicken thighs

chicken, bacon and beans

Quick-cooking and full of flavour, these tender cuts are a busy cook’s saviour.

Never store coffee in the fridge

It's the subject of much debate but moisture from a fridge or freezercan turn the beans bad, experts say.

Pork piccata and pineapple slaw

Give your Wednesday a Hawaiian feel with this quick and easy recipe.

Behold the nacho cake

nacho cake

You won't miss the meat in this hearty spicy bean bake that sings with the colours of Mexico.

Milestone for the mainstream

Two new Mac's beers suggest times are a-changin' at Lion.

This Easter egg costs $66,000

It weighs five kilograms, comes in at a whopping 548,000 calories and has two 1.7 carat diamonds for eyes.

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