Food & Drink

A fish pie to really savour

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Dame Susan Devoy nominates husband John's fish pie as her favourite recipe.

Kai with soul

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In Spotswood College's Food and Nutrition classes, Katy Power teaches her students that the key to cooking great-tasting, nutritious meals day after day is to keep it simple.

Foodstuff

Coconut oil has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years.

In season - Apples

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Kai with soul

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Just as location, location, location is the mantra for those in real estate, organisation, organisation, organisation is the mantra for us in the kitchen.

Quick and easy-to-make pizza

As long as you have the ingredients on hand, you will find that you can make this pizza from scratch faster than you could ring and have one delivered!

Your chance to taste the world

Anyone who visited Womad will know that the food rivals the music and dance for sensory excitement. Over the next few weeks we will be running recipes offered by some of the musicians who entertained at the festival.

Savouring success, worts 'n' all

Home-brewed beer is moving upmarket.

Passionfruit panacotta with grilled fruit

These delicious passionfruit-flavoured panacotta make a great, late summer dessert.

Kai with soul

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The weeks are flying by in Term 1 and the lovely sunny weather makes everyone feel good in the classroom.

The Daily Brews

Originally a family affair founded in 1868, Monteith's has long been a part of the DB stable.

Exciting MarchFest for beer lovers

In a little under three weeks, 16 new Kiwi beers will be launched.

Light meals to ward off big C

KAI WITH SOUL

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Each fortnight we showcase the culinary skills of students at two Taranaki schools.

Bach Brewing Czechmate Pilsner

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The hottest week of the year demands refreshment provided by the crisp and refreshing qualities of a decent pilsner.

Students sharpen knives for cook-off

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The challenge has been set - watch out Boys' High - you've got competition.

Panhead Super Charger APA

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Super Charger could be the killer beer for this festive holiday period.

Original Frooze Balls

Original Frooze Balls - Raw Energy Snack Balls

Kai with soul

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Spotswood College's Katy Power has a meal which ticks all the boxes, and won't last long as left overs.

Boys' High turns up the heat

Sharpen up, kids, it's time for the great Womad cook-off competition. Sonja Slinger finds out what's at stake.

Common vegetables hold the key to a healthy gut

T-bet: A Good Reason To Eat Your Greens!

In season for Valentines Day

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'Tis the season to be loving.

You are what you eat

Coconut sugar is the latest darling of the "healthy natural sugar" product market.

Foodstuff: How to cut down on saturated fat

MEXICAN MAGIC: Chicken Fajitas to make your mouth water.

Every 90 minutes a New Zealander dies from coronary heart disease.

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BBQs from beyond

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In this summer series, Warren Smart focuses on sizzling food from other lands.

Pudding, simple and sweet

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Sometimes I wonder if kids put up with dinner just so they can get dessert.

BBQs from beyond

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For a taste of India Kiwi- style you can't go past your backyard BBQ, says home cook Warren Smart.

Something saucy

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Witt chef tutor John Hudson has been getting saucy with tomatoes and a whole lot more.

Pasta with Bacon & Mushroom Sauce

This pasta sauce can easily be prepared while the pasta cooks, so you can make the dish in about 20 minutes.

Summer sweeteners

The team at Cuisine magazine share some recipes to suit the season.

Barbecues from beyond

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It's barbecue time, so Warren Smart focuses on sizzling food from other lands.

A berry passionate affair

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Christmas cheer with a berry affair and a table set with festive flair.

An easy-going Spanish drop

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Until 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.

The energy behind Chaos

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When Kerry Vosseler goes home for peace and quiet the bees buzz.

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New Zealand's best IPAs are typically robust and oily with knockout fruity, resiny aromas.

Kai with soul

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As soon as December rolls around, we know it's time to get real about Christmas.

In season

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Denis Duthie has been getting hot and steamy with asparagus.

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This 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.

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Golden Eagle Vs Dog, Episode 2, Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster

Kai with soul

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We also focus on providing a pathway to further training or a job after school.

Deli's star

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Jamie Phillips moves lightly and quickly on his feet as he finishes a salad.

Moa Blanc Evolution

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As the most physically dominant birds in New Zealand, Moa must have been formidable and distinctive creatures.

Kai with soul

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Following 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.

In Season

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People need to walk gingerly through Witt's hospitality department - things are getting downright dangerous and creatively competitive.

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As summer approaches and the days get longer, we tend to start to spend more time outside, firing up the BBQ and having friends around.

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The boys at ParrotDog extend their impressive range with this take on a Scotch ale.

Burgers fuel Wolfe's success

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This month BurgerFuel picked up its seventh successive Halamoana award for best takeout.

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REVIEW: Moonless Stout was one of the more memorable beers at this year's Beervana beer festival held in Wellington.

Kai with soul

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Katy Power teaches her students that the key to cooking is to keep it simple.

Kai with soul

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A range of easy recipes that you could give to kids to keep them out of your hair.
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