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Food & Wine

How to cook the perfect hot chip

It's everyone's favourite side, but this is how to do it in the best way.

Kiwi chef in world top 20

Leslie Hottiaux has her golden ticket to Milan to take on the world's best chefs.

Best pork in NZ revealed

A Canterbury butchery has taken out the title of New Zealand's Ham of the Year.

Cooking with 'fruit of the gods'

Protein shakes, glazes, face masks - get ready to ride the persimmon wave.

Food, jelly and theatre

Student duo the only New Zealanders selected for prestigious Sydney Design Festival.

Diner accidentally pays $1.9m for curry

A customer accidentally paid $1.9 million for a meal at an Indian restaurant - and incredibly, the payment went through.

The myth of smaller meals

Is having smaller, more frequent meals the key to controlling your appetite?

Al Brown shows his green thumb

Restaurateur Al Brown is now the official ambassador of Garden to Table, a charity helping schools teach Kiwi kids about good nutrition.

Street food stalls get Michelin star

Some dishes cost just $2.50 but these two street food stalls have just been awarded a star by Michelin.

'Best value' alternative meals

 Neat Places chooses their picks of the restaurants offering the best value alternative meals.

Running of the little red balls

In what's possibly the world's biggest lolly scramble, 75,000 Jaffas hurtled to the bottom of the world's steepest street.

Double Down disappointment

KFC Double Down burger the size of a child's toy car leaves woman with bad taste in her mouth.

Beervana nirvana

Beervana showcases better than any other festival how craft beer has well and truly moved on from faddism.

Review: Madam Kwong's Restaurant, Christchurch

I had to pass on the chewy braised pigs' ears, which failed to win me over.

Food truck tuck in

Levin jumps into the food truck scene with both feet as 2000 people roll up for the town's first food truck festival.

Brewery lines up Lyall Bay move

Wellington craft beer producer ParrotDog is shifting its home base.

Will the Pink Church change colour?

Good George Brewery is taking over the Pink Church in Cambridge, but will they keep its iconic colour?

Vineyards produce 'evolutionary' map

Fine wine regions around the world have them, now Bannockburn in Central Otago does too.

Cold remedies that actually taste good

Kick winter colds and the flu to the curb with these top tasting home remedies top chefs swear by.

Recipe: Mocha cake with coffee syrup

Transform a normal chocolate cake into a mocha cake with this delicious coffee syrup.

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