Food media’s diversity problem: What NZ can learn from the Bon Appétit saga 

As the American media giant comes under fire for its treatment of POC contributors, it's time to talk about the whiteness of food media in Aotearoa.

Recipe: Strawberry and kawakawa sorbet

Kawakawa adds subtle peppery notes to a refreshing summer sorbet. Make it while strawbs are cheap and plentiful! 

All 142 biscuit flavours in New Zealand ranked from worst to best

We fought when she ranked the chips. We bickered when she ranked the lollies. And now, Madeleine Chapman returns to bring the nation together as one.

Dietary Requirements: Summer eats, RTDs and a breast-milk taste test

Summer reissue: We were joined by food writer Ginny Grant and a whole lot of babies for our first Dietary Requirements of 2020.

Food Archive

Every dairy lolly in New Zealand, reviewed and ranked

Summer is the time for buying dollar bags at the dairy. It's also the time for Madeleine Chapman to rank every single one of them.

The South Island and green onion chips: A love story for the ages

From the tip of Farewell Spit to the very arse end of Stewart Island, there is one delicacy that unites Te Wai Pounamu: the humble green onion chip. But why?

Recipe: Christmas panforte

All Christmas-mince-pied out? Make this.

Recipe: The great berry sponge cake

Whipping up a light-as-air sponge is easy when you live in the literal future (ie have access to an electric beater).

Dietary Requirements: What makes a good sandwich?

Two of Auckland’s best sandwich makers join sandwich aficionados Simon Day and Stewart Sowman-Lund on the podcast for a chat about their craft.

All the fictional foods I would love to eat but can’t

Grab a slice of moon cheese and sit back as Alex Casey imagines her dream multi-course dinner party straight from our TV and movie screens. 

Sorry, winosaurs: your reign is crumbling

For years, the traditional wine establishment has been able to decree what's good and what isn't. Some of them can't accept that that's changing.

The year Google taught us how to cook

The top search terms of 2020 provide a glimpse into the mindset of a desperate and hungry nation.

Recipe: Coconut chocolate ice blocks

Tis the season for ice blocks – and if you have a stash of these in the freezer, you won't even need to venture out to the dairy.

It’s gonna hit ya! All the Frujus, reviewed and ranked

The Tropical Snow is not a real Fruju.

How Foodprint is helping reduce food waste by bringing the bargains

What happens to all the food a cafe doesn't sell in a day? This app lets users snap it up at a mouthwatering discount.