Food & Drink

Knife addict

A great knife makes cooking a pleasure, and twice as easy too. To me knives are a thing of beauty […]

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Getting the best out of butter

Chef Al Brown has collaborated with Whitestone Cheese in Oamaru to produce a trio of artisan butters. Being present at […]

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Making life easy in the kitchen

Having the right equipment in your kitchen can make cooking twice as easy and the good news is you don’t […]

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Find your fruit forest

One part of cooking that stimulates me the most is education, the discovery of new things, and passing on that […]

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Al brown: Find your fruit forest

The great thing about the resurgence of gardening and farmers’ markets is that people are beginning to realise there is still the possibility of eating how we should be, food at its best and crunchiest and with the most flavour.

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Fast food has become respectable, writes chef Al Brown.

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How to grow bananas + our favourite banana recipes

Bananas will grow in any large garden as long as there is no sign of frost.

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