For those who love to cook, eat and salivate, cuisine magazines are a necessary indulgence. As famous British novelist, Virginia Wolfe, once said:“One cannot think well, love well, and sleep well, if one has not dined well.”Cuisine magazines offer exciting culinary possibilities from fresh new recipes to foodie events as well as an insight into some of the finest restaurants to date. For those tempted by the thought of a cuisine magazine subscription or giving one as a gift, I’ll let you know what delicacies are most likely to be sizzling within the pages.

On the table of the 21st century, it’s not uncommon that most people have specific dietary needs. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, gluten free or simple want to lose a bit of that extra weight, Cuisine magazines are guaranteed to have advice and recipes for everyone. They inform not only of trends in international food and beverages but give practical advice through recipe sections. Stimulating photography serves inspiration quite literally on a plate.Dinner parties with friends and family always provides an excellent opportunity to show off cooking skills. New Zealand’s best cuisine magazines offer home entertainment ideas from casual meals to birthday dinner. Most magazines offer great ‘best buy’ recipes and more often than not offer hot discount coupons.

Personality features with top chefs, food stylists and writers make for a great read have as they such a passion for cuisine.  We can also get a glimpse behind the scenes of top restaurants and are invited to see the goals and what drives the best of the best in the food world. The problem with cooking books is that you can’t taste before you buy however, reviews can help out a lot. From how the food tastes to how easy the recipes are to follow, New Zealand cuisine magazines will help you decide.

Within almost every cuisine magazine you will find a calendar highlighted with key dates. Calendars are abundant with useful information on upcoming events, cooking tours, wine tastings and cooking competitions. We must admit that due to all of the beautiful cooking shows recently gracing our screens,we would love to be up there doing the same. Specialised cooking classes are also advertised, so check them out if you find you are lacking a certain “Je ne sais quo”.

Cuisine will always be one of the most therapeutic activities the world has to offer. Simply nothing compares to delighting family and friends with a cooked meal or sweet desserts; food is the way to anybody’s heart. Discover New Zealand’s most inspiring cuisine magazines, soget cooking with the opportunity to create a master chef dish of your own. Check out subscriptions online as they are nicely discounted compared to ones sold at retail price.