Great Kiwi food hero has died

Tui Flower was the food editor at NZ Women's Weekly for 20 years.

Tui Flower, a food hero to some of New Zealand's most influential chefs, has died aged 91. 

Eating chillis in a spicy bath

This competitor probably has a few spicy regrets.

It's one thing to eat hot peppers, but it's another to do it in super spicy water.

The perfect dinner and dessert?

Packed with vegetables, this beetroot, cauliflower and quinoa salad is also a little naughty with haloumi on top.

Follow up a healthy and nutritious meal with a super pud for a special treat.

A meal made from pests video

A pile of ants ready for serving to diners at The Larder in Miramar, Wellington.

Wellington restaurant creates a fine dining degustation menu featuring as many pests as legally possible.

3 tasty delights on toast

What is wrong with sweet for breakfast? Raspberries, mascarpone and walnuts on toast.

We all know toast is the best thing since sliced bread; what you put on it can make it even better.

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Pork with bacon, sauerkraut & hazelnuts

Julie Le Clerc's original recipe was perfect, but the added sauerkraut adds an delicious new element.

Fiona Smith has recamped a pork fillet from a 2004 Cuisine magazine.

Recipe: Celebration lemon & syrup sour cream syrup cake

This popular recipe from 1997 was made in a food processor, making it super easy and a lovely loaf to serve for afternoon tea.

Almond tarakihi with banana and lime

Recipe: Chocolate chip cookies

readers' recipes

Recipe: the easiest, edible gift

STOCKING STUFFERS: Or tummy stuffers, for that matter.

Even my allergic-to-the-kitchen husband could knock these feative treats out.

Recipe: Feel-good stir fry

This yummy, veggie stir fry from Kat Guise is a quick meal that won't hit you too hard in the pocket.

MMM ... MUFFINS: These muffins can be served with cream or yogurt. .

Fruity gluten-free muffins recipe

Yummy home-baked muffins? These gluten-free, grain-free, low sugar muffins are just the thing.


A little wine knowledge goes a long way

Ata Rangi's Crimson Pinot Noir 2016.

We need to give wine a little more thought and love.

Two Rooks causing a fizz

A luxury cola has hit the Hamilton market.

Chris Miller partakes of a white IPA at the Tinker Tailor stall at Beervana 2017, Westpac Stadium, Wellington.

Beervana 2017 kicks off gallery

Crowd of 15,000 expected to raise glasses at 'hoppiest place on Earth' this weekend.

food news

New bar pushes boundaries

Co-owner Jaya Gibson serves his guests at the Evil Genius Bar and Lair opening.

Evil Genius Bar and Lair has plans to "shake up conservative Christchurch" and TMR is hosting a pop-up brunch.

Jake Mitchell's Waikato highlights

Husband and wife team, Jake and Katherine Mitchell, are creating a different food experience, using local produce, at their restaurant, Dough Bros.

OGB's mulled brew packs a punch.

Best mulled beverages in Chch

Nothing will warm you up faster than a steaming glass of mulled wine. Here are the best places around Christchurch to enjoy a glass.

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