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Fresh in the Kitchen

Welcome to Fresh in the Kitchen where you'll find all the Freshest recipes, the latest Food news, interviews with fellow foodies, Foodie Videos on Fresh TV, must-have cook books and all things Fresh in the kitchen. Go ahead explore our kitchen and have fun trying it all in yours.



Longer Days

Daylight saving has kicked in (clocks went forward one hour this morning). There's nothing better than long New Zealand days getting things done in the late afternoon sun. Spring

Two new flavours from Easiyo

Celebrate the taste of Spring with EasiYo’s two new flavours... Two new unique flavours have been added to EasiYo’s popular range – Greek-style Raspberry & Lemon and Greek-style Mango

Rise and Smile with Nutella

Nutella is brightening up mornings all over New Zealand with its new range of Nutella Smile Jars. Just in time for spring, Kiwis can now rise and shine then

Personnel from the RSA, New Zealand Defence Force, Countdown Supermarket and Mount Cook School packing goodies with a kiwi home into the RSA Christmas Gift Parcels destined for personnel deployed overseas at Christmas. Gaye Grosett, a Countdown Store Manager and LCC, Brigadier Mike Shapland packing goods into the boxes.
Countdown and RSA gift parcels

Countdown and RSA now bring “tastes of home” to our Kiwi troops overseas, just in time for Christmas. Volunteers from the supermarket, defence and charity sectors have come together

Roasted beetroot and onion tart

A cheat’s beet tart. Use tinned beets but you can use par-boiled baby beets if you like. Adding a tangy dressing with a hint of honey and orange

Best Brain Foods

Get smarter with these mind-sharpening tactics... We tend to think that a loss of mental acuity is just part of getting older – but age is not the only