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Taranaki Daily News

From table setting and barista to pasta and omelettes.

Maori values power up organic foodie


TARA SHASKEY - Taranaki Daily News

Pounamu Skelton promotes traditional Maori self- sufficiency by way of returning to the land to grow food.

The Daily Brews

When you live with a brewer there's an expectation of fresh and interesting beverage in the fridge.

The ascent of Brew Mountain


A new boutique brewery opens in New Plymouth this month.

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"Shall we add tuna or chicken to the Macaroni Bake?"

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Comfort food without a truckload of kilojoules is just what we need now the temperatures are dropping.

Taking the hex off Mex


Mexico restaurant's executive chef, Javier Carmona, is on a mission to restore the reputation of the Latin American nation's cuisine.

The Daily Brews

WARWICK FOY - Taranaki Daily News

The Sawmill Pale Ale

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Taranaki Daily News

Anzac biscuits are one of the best all-time biscuits.

When the beat and beer blend


Music and beer go hand in hand and in this case, the relationship is even stronger.

In Season

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VIRGINIA WINDER - Taranaki Daily News

Serving up the freshest fruit and vegetables with simple sense and inspiration.

Food stuff The drawbacks of juicing

Juicing fruit and vegetables is a strong nutrition trend right now, aided by the juice bars that have popped up all over the country.

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 Jack White

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

A fish pie to really savour

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Taranaki Daily News

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

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Kelsey Lovegrove

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.

In season - Apples

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VIRGINIA WINDER - Taranaki Daily News


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AARON LOCK - Taranaki Daily News

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.

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Taranaki Daily News

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


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

Bach Brewing Czechmate Pilsner


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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SONJA SLINGER - Taranaki Daily News

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

Panhead Super Charger APA


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

Original Frooze Balls

Original Frooze Balls - Raw Energy Snack Balls

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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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Taranaki Daily News

'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.

The Daily Brews

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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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SARAH FOY - Taranaki Daily News

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

BBQs from beyond

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VIRGINIA WINDER - Taranaki Daily News

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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VIRGINIA WINDER - Taranaki Daily News

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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VIRGINA WINDER - Taranaki Daily News

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

An easy-going Spanish drop

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MATT RILKOFF - Taranaki Daily News

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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SARAH FOY - Taranaki Daily News

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

The Daily Brews

WARWICK FOY - Taranaki Daily News

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

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KATY POWER - Taranaki Daily News

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

In season

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VIRGINIA WINDER - Taranaki Daily News

Denis Duthie has been getting hot and steamy with asparagus.
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