Good Food - Diana Lampe

Diana Lampe


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Diana Lampe is a Canberra-based writer. She is a regular contributor to the cook this week column in Canberra's Food and Wine magazine.

Diana Lampe's Kisir salad; Georgian bean salad


Here are two refreshing cold salads from Turkey and Georgia for a late-summer party.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Feb 10 23:45:00 EST 2015

Diana Lampe's French summer recipes for Christmas

Bright: Green olive and artichoke tapenade.

For some real flair, here are Diana Lampe's French summer recipes for the Christmas break.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Dec 09 23:45:00 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's retro Christmas salmon mousse


Salmon mousse is the ultimate in retro cuisine, especially when it's served in a fish mould.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Nov 25 13:03:28 EST 2014

Moroccan recipes: Zaalouk, lamb and carrot tagine, North African bread


Diana Lampe cooks up a Moroccan feast this week with a tagine, a healthy salad and semolina bread.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Fri Oct 31 13:52:07 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's salade nicoise recipe

Salade nicoise

Diana Lampe shares a sensational spring salad recipe.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Oct 07 23:45:00 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's Italian recipes for spring


Diana Lampe's mouth-watering Italian-inspired recipes are based on divine combinations - mushrooms with blue cheese; asparagus with eggs and parmesan cheese; and strawberries with balsamic vinegar.

Good Food | Diana Lampe | Thu Sep 25 12:02:31 EST 2014

Turkish recipes: Ezo the bride's soup, cokelek and revani


Diana Lampe reveals three classic Turkish dishes that will inspire.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Aug 12 00:00:00 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's midwinter heartwarmers

Diana Lampe's Shepherd's pie .

Diana Lampe's three recipes are sure to warm the cockles.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Thu Jul 10 17:38:52 EST 2014


Elegant: Florentines are popular world-wide.

Florentines are elegant and delicious biscuits to serve with coffee or tea. They are made with almonds and candied fruits and coated with dark chocolate.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Jun 11 12:41:17 EST 2014

Veal parmigiana

Veal parmigiana.

Veal parmigiana is an Italian-American classic that is a favourite here as well, though you may be more familiar with the Australian pub classic, chicken schnitzel parmigiana.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Jun 11 12:31:40 EST 2014

Veal parmigiana and Florentines are classic fare


Elegant Florentines and hearty veal parmigiana are great for entertaining at the dinner table.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Thu Jun 05 12:14:18 EST 2014

Canberra's chestnuts have cracking appeal


It is chestnut season and Diana Lampe has two wonderful recipes to share.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Thu May 15 09:31:45 EST 2014

Turkish twist on Anzac Day tucker

Diana Lampe's Turkish recipes for Anzac Day.

To mark the growing friendship with the old enemy, here are some Turkish recipes.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Apr 23 03:00:00 EST 2014

The perfect salad cheese


Haloumi is a versatile cheese: it can be grilled or fried, writes Diana Lampe.

Good Food | Diana Lampe | Wed Mar 26 03:00:00 EST 2014

Seeing red: Tomato recipes


Roasted tomato soup is delicious and a good way to use up summer tomatoes.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Feb 26 00:12:11 EST 2014

Cold spicy Sichuan sesame noodles

Cold spicy Sichuan sesame noodles.

In the spirit of the Chinese New Year festival, this recipe is from the Sichuan province in southwest China.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Mon Feb 03 12:52:58 EST 2014

New Year feast

Sichuan quick-fried lamb.

In the spirit of the Chinese New Year festival - Friday, January 31 till February 14 - these recipes are from the Sichuan province in southwest China - a pepper-hot pumpkin soup, cold spicy sesame...

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Jan 29 03:00:00 EST 2014

Perfect day for a salad


My recipes this week are for two salads for you to share with friends and family as part of your Australia Day.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Jan 22 03:00:00 EST 2014

Scandinavian flavours for festive season


Diana Lampe is in Scandinavian mode this week as family members head to Denmark.

Christmas Feasts | Diana Lampe | Wed Dec 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Supreme terrine

Pork and veal terrine served with pickles and pickled cherries.

One of the main dishes I plan to cook for our Christmas lunch this year is a rustic pork and veal terrine in the French style and served with the traditional accompaniments of crusty bread or toast,...

Christmas Feasts | Diana Lampe | Wed Dec 11 03:00:00 EST 2013