The country's most promising chefs of the future battled it out in the grand final of the National Secondary Schools Culinary Championship this week.
This week, our intrepid reviewers combine two great passions: beer and chocolate for Alice, wine and pizza for Henry.
Chenin blanc is one of the most versatile grapes around, and it makes some truly excellent wine. New Zealand is an ideal place to grow it, so why is so little being produced here?
From a Tokoroa fish and chip shop to a spicy chicken empire, via a few stints in the world's best kitchens and a foray into jet-setting with supermodels, chef Morgan McGlone has a backstory quite like any you've heard before.
Week two at Ballymaloe Cookery School saw Sophie and Camille inspired by another Irish domestic goddess as they continued to cook (and eat) up a storm.
In an unassuming spot just outside of our biggest city, exacting standards and secret methods are producing some of the smoothest spirits you’ll ever try.
Alice Neville enjoys a crisp pilsner with a pleasing chilli kick, while Henry Oliver joins Reese Witherspoon in singing the praises of a pastel pink number from Central Otago.