What's For Dinner: Lamb Ribs, French Food, Casseroles, and More!

This week on What’s For Dinner? we’re getting stuck into lamb ribs, French food, and hearty casseroles. We’ve also covered a clever garlic-peeling trick and are highlighting a great initiative that seeks to get kids cooking in the kitchen!

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Our Favourite French recipes to celebrate Bastille Day with

Add a little je ne sais quoi to the menu this Bastille Day with these recipes that all have French flair..

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What's For Dinner: Pies, American BBQ, Beef Sirloin Burgers, and more!

This week on What’s For Dinner? we highlighted the not-so-humble Ultimate Kiwi Pie, voted on our favourite Fourth of July BBQ classics, served up the Almost All-Canadian Beef Sirloin Burger, and looked at shortages in iron supplements.

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What's For Dinner: Winter Steak, Soul Food, and Casserole

This week on What’s For Dinner? we’ve put a winter twist on a Tuscan classic, served up some soul food, and looked at the immunity boosting value of beef and lamb.

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June is Soul Food Month!

Soul food was born from the concept of creativity; doing the best that you can with what you have, and June is soul food month! This month we are embracing the rich, flavoursome and comforting American culinary heritage by using our New Zealand beef and lamb

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Podcast: Does New Zealand-produced red meat have a role in a healthy and sustainable diet?

In front of a live audience of food writers, nutritionists, and dietitians five leading scientists and food industry figures, one leading NZ Herald journalist and a room full of passionate foodies answering the question: Does New Zealand-produced red meat have a role in a healthy and sustainable diet?

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What's For Dinner: Slow Roasts, Stir-Fries, and Carved Lamb

This week on What’s For Dinner? we’re putting the spotlight on slow cooking, stir-fries, and carving legs of lamb.

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How to 'meat' the needs of the future

From meat-free Monday to Veganuary, there’s been a lot in the news recently about going meat-free or cutting down our consumption – whether it’s for health or environmental reasons. We take a look at why this might not be necessary.

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15 Essential Slow-Cooker Recipes For Winter

While slow-cooker recipes are great all year round, they shine most in the cold winter months. These 15 beef and lamb recipes stand out among the rest and are essentials for the season.

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Let food be thy medicine

Here’s a list of science-supported foods that can help boost your immune system and defend against those nasty bugs.

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Creating burgers – gateway to a passion for cooking

Fiona Windle spent Mothers Day checking out the 12th annual New Zealand Chefs Hawke’s Bay Salon that attracted nearly 100 students from around the region who had honed their culinary skills to compete in one of 145 classes across 17 events. 

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The best one-pot recipes for winter

Winter is on the way and we know that the last thing you want to do after cooking is dishes. These incredible one-pot (or one-pan) recipes will satisfy your comfort food cravings while cutting down on the cleaning up.

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What's For Dinner: Sharing Platters, Thai Curries, and Health Tips For Parents

This week we're combining easy everyday meals, with useful tips and a little inspiration.

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Red meat's place in the Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet is currently regarded by many people as one of the healthiest ways to eat. So how does red meat fit into this diet?

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Cooking on a budget: Simple tips to make your meat go further

It can be a challenge for the household grocery shopper to find a range of ingredients to feed a hungry family week after week under budget constraints, but it can be done. Here’s a look at how.

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How to cook the best lamb

Kiwis love eating lamb but when it comes to cooking it a lot of us are a bit more apprehensive. We've got all the tips, timings and recipes you need to learn to cook New Zealand lamb to perfection, whether it's a Sunday roast, barbecue, or slow-cooked tagine.

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Fibre - more than meets the gut

Fibre not only contributes to digestive health and keeps our bowel movements regular as grandma suggested, but it’s also good for our gut bugs and can contribute to longevity. Here’s a look at why fibre is so important for our health.

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Cold Weather Cravings

The cold weather that’s been consuming Auckland over the past week had us craving some heartier meals over the weekend.

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The Great Sunday Roast

Brooke Campbell set herself the challenge of cooking the ultimate Sunday Roast, tackling a slow cooked Dukkah Bolar.

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Flat Out Fajitas

Traditionally a secondary cut needing slow cooking, with the correct trimming, Flat Iron Steak is perfect for a quick fry on a high heat and surprisingly morphed into a beautiful tender and flavoursome meal.

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