Taste

A variety of recipes from Annabel Langbein and our feature stories. Be inspired by their use of the freshest New Zealand ingredients and the best Artisan products.

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Chai-Spiced Apple Cake

Jess O’Sullivan of the chai truck (see Drinking habits story) says this lovely warming, moist cake is perfect for the colder weather and is dairy free.

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Tamarillos Roasted with Red Wine

1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup red wine 1 vanilla pod, split 3 cinnamon quills 12 whole cloves 4 cardamom pods, lightly crushed 3 strips orange rind, peeled with a vegetable peeler 8-10 tamarillos with stems attached In a small saucepan heat together sugar, wine, vanilla pod, cinnamon quills, cloves, cardamom pods and orange rind, stirring [...]

Spicy Corn Fritters with Chilli Caramel Sauce

Spicy Corn Fritters with Chilli Caramel

4 cups corn kernels, frozen, tinned or cooked on the cob 2 eggs 3/4 cup rice flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon red curry paste 1 teaspoon salt and grinds of pepper zest of 1/2 an orange and 2 tablespoons orange juice 1/4 cup chopped mint leaves (or coriander leaves) oil for frying, about [...]

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Asian Slaw

This crunchy, fresh salad makes a great side dish or add cooked prawns for a light, zingy starter.

Sweet Pastry

This pastry is easy to work with and one of my most useful. It comes from pastry chef Phillipa Sibley with whom I worked recently in Melbourne.