Food & Wine

Pete Evans' paleo rant

Pete Evans' paleo ran

'You have ignited a spark inside me, which is now a raging fire in my belly. The warrior in me is ready'

Recipe: Skirt steak tacos

neil perry

Feel like a Mexican fiesta? This simple dish is just the ticket.

Authentic Thai taste in Chch

Thai review

Who needs an overpriced holiday in Bangkok when you can simply dine at Chinwag Eathai?

Perfect brussels sprouts

Orange sauce and green veges

I have memories of horrible grey unpleasant smelling little cabbages.

McD's most horrid-looking burger?


Not content for Burger King to hog the limelight for its bizarre goth burgers, McDonald's makes its own.

Wine: South Africa's time to shine


If someone asks you to predict the next trendy wine region, think back 20 years or so and look for political change.

Big spring flavour


Lambs and daffodils? It must be spring.

Dried apricots leave bitter taste

Dried apricots

Supermarket forced to double-check prices after shoppers discover lower price lurking behind specials tag.

Favourites revisited

Southland Times photo

A care parcel of home baking is always welcomed by students.

The CIA's secret Starbucks


Even the baristas go through rigorous interviews and background checks at the Central Intelligence Agency's coffee shop.

Cafe owners banking on passion

	 Grey Street Kitchen

When Dove Chen graduated from university with an economics degree he got a job in a bank. But it wasn't for him.

Recipe: Cauliflower mash

cauli mash

If you are undergoing a spring renewal then this delicious cauliflower mash is a great place to start.

Asparagus season shoots off


They're lean, they're green, and they mean spring's definitely in the air.

Cauli... not carbs


It's the perfect time of year to renew yourself, in keeping with nature's own renewal.

Brew: Beer meets tea


Tea and toast anyone? And, no I don't mean breakfast - more like, here's a beer with tea in it - I'll drink to that!

Casual dining here to stay

Logan Brown

Logan Brown cuts back its hours as part of the trend to more casual dining.

Cocktails bartenders hate to make


Top mixologists reveal their least favourite concoctions, whether shaken, stirred or muddled.

Snack bars minus mystery

When you want a quick snack to fill a gap, isn't it so much better to know exactly what is in your snack bar?

Sealord's salmon takes supreme award

Smoked salmon

Sealord’s battle for the top spot at NZ Food Awards goes swimmingly, with its Hot Manuka Smoked Salmon taking supreme award.

NZ's best ham & bacon revealed


Manuka-smoked dominate. Plus, enter to win a prize ham!

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