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French wine 101

France makes most of the world’s greatest and most expensive wines. It also produces some of the world’s worst and cheapest wines. French wines…

Tangy apricot slice

Tangy apricot slice

I found this treat in the manuscript recipe book of Mrs Marian Benton, who lived in Dunedin in the 1930s. She was a brilliant…

Rhubarb and almond tart

Rhubarb and almond tarts

These pretty tarts make a terrific dinner-party dessert or even a stunning finish to a spring picnic for hardy souls. This pastry is one…

Spanish tortilla

Tortilla española

Tortillas are the perfect answer to an empty fridge. Most of us have potatoes, onions and eggs on hand – then just add whatever…