Food & Drink
In a little under three weeks, 16 new Kiwi beers will be launched.
KAI WITH SOUL
Each fortnight we showcase the culinary skills of students at two Taranaki schools.
THE DAILY BREWS
The hottest week of the year demands refreshment provided by the crisp and refreshing qualities of a decent pilsner.
SONJA SLINGER - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe challenge has been set - watch out Boys' High - you've got competition.
THE DAILY BREWS
Super Charger could be the killer beer for this festive holiday period.
Original Frooze Balls - Raw Energy Snack Balls
Spotswood College's Katy Power has a meal which ticks all the boxes, and won't last long as left overs.
T-bet: A Good Reason To Eat Your Greens!
Sharpen up, kids, it's time for the great Womad cook-off competition. Sonja Slinger finds out what's at stake.
© Fairfax NZ News'Tis the season to be loving.
Coconut sugar is the latest darling of the "healthy natural sugar" product market.
Every 90 minutes a New Zealander dies from coronary heart disease.
Ballast Point Fathom IPL
In this summer series, Warren Smart focuses on sizzling food from other lands.
SARAH FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsSometimes I wonder if kids put up with dinner just so they can get dessert.
VIRGINIA WINDER - © Fairfax NZ NewsFor a taste of India Kiwi- style you can't go past your backyard BBQ, says home cook Warren Smart.
VIRGINIA WINDER - © Fairfax NZ NewsWitt chef tutor John Hudson has been getting saucy with tomatoes and a whole lot more.
This pasta sauce can easily be prepared while the pasta cooks, so you can make the dish in about 20 minutes.
The team at Cuisine magazine share some recipes to suit the season.
It's barbecue time, so Warren Smart focuses on sizzling food from other lands.
VIRGINA WINDER - © Fairfax NZ NewsChristmas cheer with a berry affair and a table set with festive flair.
The Daily Brews
MATT RILKOFF - © Fairfax NZ NewsUntil just a few days ago there were only about three things I really knew about Spain and the Spanish. The people generally spoke with a lisp, they liked nothing more than watching little men kill big bulls, and Ernest Hemingway wrote a damn fine book on their little civil war.
SARAH FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsWhen Kerry Vosseler goes home for peace and quiet the bees buzz.
WARWICK FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsNew Zealand's best IPAs are typically robust and oily with knockout fruity, resiny aromas.
KATY POWER - © Fairfax NZ NewsAs soon as December rolls around, we know it's time to get real about Christmas.
VIRGINIA WINDER - © Fairfax NZ NewsDenis Duthie has been getting hot and steamy with asparagus.
WARWICK FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsThis beer made me chuckle, but does it taste any good? Is it supposed to? Clearly targeting a lads and laughs market, the Wakachangi label is a send-up of some of the beer hyperbole common on bottles these days. There is also quirky YouTube marketing that's been a hit with viewers.
WARWICK FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsGolden Eagle Vs Dog, Episode 2, Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster
© Fairfax NZ NewsWe also focus on providing a pathway to further training or a job after school.
SARAH FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsJamie Phillips moves lightly and quickly on his feet as he finishes a salad.
The Daily Brews
WARWICK FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsAs the most physically dominant birds in New Zealand, Moa must have been formidable and distinctive creatures.
KATY POWER - © Fairfax NZ NewsFollowing a recent study on multinational food corporations and the impact they have on the eating habits of people, our senior food and nutrition students were keen to develop their own "take" on hamburgers, fries and icecream sundaes.
VIRGINIA WINDER - © Fairfax NZ NewsPeople need to walk gingerly through Witt's hospitality department - things are getting downright dangerous and creatively competitive.
© Fairfax NZ NewsAs summer approaches and the days get longer, we tend to start to spend more time outside, firing up the BBQ and having friends around.
WARWICK FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe boys at ParrotDog extend their impressive range with this take on a Scotch ale.
SARAH FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsThis month BurgerFuel picked up its seventh successive Halamoana award for best takeout.
WARWICK FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsREVIEW: Moonless Stout was one of the more memorable beers at this year's Beervana beer festival held in Wellington.
© Fairfax NZ NewsKaty Power teaches her students that the key to cooking is to keep it simple.
© Fairfax NZ NewsA range of easy recipes that you could give to kids to keep them out of your hair.
At Jan Rawlinson's cheesemaking demonstration in St Chad's church hall, New Plymouth, there are eight of us itching to learn the age-old tradition.
Plzen, with a population of 170,000, is a Czech city sited at the meeting of four rivers. It was the location of the 1953 Plzen uprising when locals rallied against communist reforms imposed by Soviet masters.
"Because we can" could be the motto of Rogue Ales based in Newport, Oregon.
© Fairfax NZ NewsAs the year rolls on, the talk in the senior classes starts to gain momentum as students discuss their future.
© Fairfax NZ NewsConsumers who drink raw milk may not be fully aware of the risks associated with it, says the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI).
TARYN UTIGER - © Fairfax NZ NewsMarlaina Curtis is cooking up a storm on television.
Sauvignon Bomb is a recent addition to the esoteric and consistently good range of Liberty beers.
SARAH FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsIt is green power food - loaded with nutritional benefits, vibrant and versatile.
WARWICK FOY - © Fairfax NZ NewsSpeights Triple Hop Pilsner
AARON LOCK - © Fairfax NZ NewsOn our quest to educate the boys about the benefits of cooking nutritious meals, we challenge them to move from just thinking about themselves to planning meals for the whole family.
Retro Road Test
ESTHER TAUNTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsThere are two types of people in the world - those who can make jams and preserves and those who can't.