Food & Wine

Best baked Xmas gifts

Showing that you care should only take a few minutes in the kitchen.

Biggest food trends of 2016

Pulled pork, Nadia Lim and trusting your gut.

Grilled pineapple with icecream

It's easy to make this no-churn coconut and lime icecream and it's perfect served with grilled pineapple.

Salmon & buckwheat coulibiac

Heroic salmon wrapped in pastry is a long-standing favourite as a celebration centrepiece.

NZ's best kids' menu revealed

Rice puff cakes topped with a cucumber salsa feature are on the New Zealand's best children's menu.

When food gets in the way of love

Can your eating habits make or break your relationship?

Surf Shack claims top nosh prize

A plane taking off from in front of the Surf Shack, the pilot had flown in from Dairy Flat just for morning tea, is apparently not an unusual sight at Waihi Beach.

Serving sizes vary wildly

How much is in a serving of food? Research reveals the answer isn't so straightforward.

Cheers to the end of the year

Auckland's top five bars for after work drinks to wind down the year.

Review: The Laboratory, Lincoln

Hot wings, cold broccoli and a great venue.

Central eating: On the culinary trail in Otago

When she heads to the deep south, Denise Irvine discovers the food is as impressive as the landscapes.

The Village Cafe in Martinborough

The service at Martinborough's Village Cafe could have been friendlier, but the food – particularly the French toast – was good.

Hundreds queue for free sushi

Eighteen-year-old Chanelle Watt doesn't even like sushi, but she stood in line with hundreds in New Plymouth.

The Lowdown

Six years ago Tash Wakelin started Koffie Mobile Barista, which sees her making coffee at events right across the region.

Industry buy-in needed to progress wine and food event in Cromwell

The group pitching a proposal for a new wine and food event for Central Otago has been told to go back and get more industry buy-in.

Top awards for beef and lamb dishes

Top restaurants named by Beef + Lamb NZ

Bringing bacon to the city

Bacon lovers rejoice: The Bacon Brothers' Burger Bar is coming to the city centre.

Simple but special festive food

​A quick and easy potato salad and Indian inspired ice cream are great options for festive gatherings.

Cloudy Bay heads in a new direction

Why would you mess with the identity of "probably the most well-known brand of any new world wine country"?

Best places to buy local and fresh

Neat Places looks at places around Christchurch to stock up on fresh, locally grown, and spray-free fruit and vegetables.

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