Apple & feijoa crumble

Grandma’s recipe for traditional apple crumble can be given a new twist by adding feijoas or other fruit to the mix.   INGREDIENTS 4 apples, peeled and sliced 8 medium feijoas, peeled and sliced or pulped 1 cup water ½ cup lemon juice 3 tbsp brown sugar Pinch of salt Crumble ½ cup standard grade […]

Korean BBQ sizzles: Ye Chon Korean BBQ

For an authentic Korean experience, look no further than Ye Chon Korean BBQ & Restaurant in Riccarton.   Centrally located, the restaurant offers an extensive range of Korean BBQ-style dishes and other delicacies, expertly prepared by a team of experienced staff. It specialises in Korean BBQ which is cooked at the table. “You can cook […]

Interesting oats

A staple of winter breakfasts and brunches, oats are a warming, filling and nutritious way to start your day. But, gone are the days of lumpy, sloppy and bland bowls – instead, oats have rebranded as a delectable and nourishing breakfast blank canvas. We share some simple and favourite flavours to accompany your next bowl. […]

Vegetarian-friendly cities around the world

Cuisine is often a determining feature in travel. Examples include Tuscany in Italy to sample acquacotta, torta di ceci, olives and fettunta; France’s Champagne region for chaource and langres cheeses, truffles, les biscuits roses de Reims and bouchons de Champagne au chocolat.     Gastronomic vegetarian dishes are becoming more available and more sophisticated, and […]

Thai red curry recipe: 100% NZ Pork

This silky red curry packs tonnes of flavour and is so simple to make.     INGREDIENTS 500g New Zealand pork loin cut into strips 2 tbsp peanut oil ¼ cup red curry paste 400ml coconut milk 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tsp brown sugar 1 cup green or red capsicum, sliced 1 cup green […]

Inspirational Greek cuisine: The Athens Yacht Club

Cuisine, hospitality and comfort Greek style are what brings diners back to The Athens Yacht Club time after time. In Greek culture, food is so much more than sustenance, and the same applies to this family-oriented central city restaurant which prides itself on offering an authentic Mediterranean experience.     Owners Emilios and Rebecca Kotzikas […]

Tempting Tummy Warmers: Gorgeous Food

Nothing is more life affirming in chilly autumn weather than tummy-warming food, and JoAnne Fryer and her team at Gorgeous Food know just what hungry customers want to get them through their day.   The retail shop is situated right next door to the bakery, and every morning the kitchen’s fair buzzing with activity as […]

It’s the Milky way: The Milk Bar

For a faster choice of fare, also situated on Weedons Ross Road in the same block of shops, visit The Milk Bar for a bite to eat. Affordable, accessible, and family-friendly, this casual dining space is great for post-ski day stop-ins.     Subdue your hunger by choosing from fresh fish and chips, burgers, quesadillas, […]

A West Melton must-see: Two Fat Possums

At Two Fat Possums, every day there is something to look forward to. Whether it’s for a fundraiser or family meal, dine in or takeaway – the choice is yours.     Woodfired pizzas, pan-seared scallops, and a selection of steaks are notable mentions from the restaurant. With the pizzas being only $20 on Mondays […]

Sweet nest for your next gathering: Purple Weka Cafe

With over 20 years event organising experience, catering connoisseur and owner of Purple Weka Café Stewart McDougall takes great pride in being the peck of the bunch.     He says the fare is made on-site with fresh ingredients (including ever-popular house-made jams and relish) and serves up time honoured favourites. “Our food is quite […]