Southern Lights

Lauraine Jacobs gathers all the ingredients for a perfect trip to Southland.

Simply Divine

Popular Asian flavours add an exciting twist to these luscious bakes by Wendy Lau of Folds Patisserie.

You’ve got ham

A gloriously glazed ham is easier than you think – Ginny Grant serves up a winner.

Give a man a fish…

Martin Bosley considers the ethical and environmental questions around farmed prawns.


Enjoy glorious raspberries including a spectacular Kiwi Christmas trifle, make DIY fried chicken and sauce,…

You’re welcome

Effortless entertaining as Fiona Smith showcases the winning products from the Cuisine Artisan Awards in the New…

All that sparkles

Popping the cork on a bottle of Champagne still gives a sense of excitement, says MARY-THÉRÈSE BLAIR.

Inspirational women in food and drink

Kelli Brett gathers some stories that matter. Ideas, ambitions and dreams are important and can play a role in shaping…


As a champion barista, Sam Low is skilled at coaxing layers of flavour from a single ingredient, so imagine what he can…

Making match

Kelli Brett examines the ingredients for a perfect pairing.