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Martini Housewife - An Occasional Series of Domestic Advice

Wednesday, 30 December 2015, 11:47 am |

When you cook, think and write a lot about food, you pick up some cheffy habits. One of mine is the practice of keeping tablespoons, teaspoons and other utensils in containers on the windowsill above my kitchen workbench. I got the idea some time ... More >>

What’s a stuzzichini? A bit of a manifesto

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 5:32 pm |

Good, simple ideas are everywhere: a deconstructed/DIY smoked salmon sandwich at a function upstairs at Roxy, Imperial Lane, Auckland. It's also actually a stuzzichino (snack). More >>

It's Alimentary! Trend Alert

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:44 pm |

The great Champagne houses – as well as New Zealand's leading producers of premium sparkling wines – are increasingly serving their products in wine glasses. More >>

Bang. Splash. Yum!

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 7:44 pm |

Who knew so many of our readers were into huntin', shootin' and fishin'? In response to your emails, here's a favourite recipe for Smoked Trout Pie. BY ALEX COLBY. Those were the days. Before the GFC (aka the long, long recession) knocked the economic ... More >>

How to Glisten Lubriciously

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 5:03 pm |

Curaçao. Now there’s a name to conjure with. It will probably only be familiar now to readers of a certain age because the world has changed - and the teaching of geography in schools is also largely not what it used to be. Curaçao, to make ... More >>

A Cuddle with Aircalin

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 1:05 pm |

Call us old-fashioned but we like airlines that get their priorities right. The first one, first and foremost and always, is safety, so let’s get that out of the way. The second, about which Alimentary remains hopeful most times it boards a plane, ... More >>

Toast the royal baby with a classic cocktail

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 3:10 pm |

‘I think that I will take two small bottles of Dubonnet and gin with me this morning, in case it is needed,’ wrote the late Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, to one of her aides. More >>


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