Summer is the season for sparkling wine and like a rose, Champagne by any other name, will still taste just as sweet.
Food, Wine & Beverages
Christchurch sparkles in summer as did one particular wine at a tasting I hosted there recently.
Whether yours is by the beach or in the backyard, state of the art or run of the mill, fuelled by gas, charcoal or driftwood there is something wonderful about cooking on a barbecue.
New Zealanders munch their way through an average of 2.6 kilograms of baked beans per head each year but few would realise the true nutritional benefits of this 'super food'.
Being able to eat your way to a healthier you sounds too good to be true, but that's just what the annual Wattie's National Soup week aims to teach us.
The aim of a good healthy lifestyle is to include a variety of many different foods that will supply plenty of nutrients and to balance your energy intake with your activity levels!
Tomatoes are one of the richest sources of lycopene, the potent age-defying antioxidant that gives fruit and vegetables their red colour.
"An apple is an excellent thing…until you have tried a peach." - George du Maurier 1834-1896
A belated Happy New Year! I have always found this an unreal time of year in New Zealand; Christmas is past, the New Year celebrated but with many still on holiday and the country itself has got its shorts and jandals on and is just cruising slowly throug
Happy New Year! It's summer and for many that means dusting off the BBQ. Some BBQs have more gadgets and style than a Lear Jet but that's not really the oily rag way.