Food & Drink
© Fairfax NZ NewsDame Susan Devoy nominates husband John's fish pie as her favourite recipe.
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.
Coconut oil has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years.
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AARON LOCK - © Fairfax NZ NewsJust as location, location, location is the mantra for those in real estate, organisation, organisation, organisation is the mantra for us in the kitchen.
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!
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.
Home-brewed beer is moving upmarket.
These delicious passionfruit-flavoured panacotta make a great, late summer dessert.
© Fairfax NZ NewsThe weeks are flying by in Term 1 and the lovely sunny weather makes everyone feel good in the classroom.
Originally a family affair founded in 1868, Monteith's has long been a part of the DB stable.
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.
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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.
Sharpen up, kids, it's time for the great Womad cook-off competition. Sonja Slinger finds out what's at stake.
T-bet: A Good Reason To Eat Your Greens!
© 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.
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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.