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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.

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

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

Christmas pudding

Diana Lampe's Christmas pudding.

It's never too late to make a Christmas pudding

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Dec 10 13:38:16 EST 2013

Indian feast for Christmas


Traditional north Indian recipes that together make for a feast, writes Diana Lampe.

Christmas Feasts | Diana Lampe | Wed Dec 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Festive fare: Tomato relish and piccalilli

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Diana Lampe reveals that tomato relish and piccalilli are her favourites to make for presents.

Christmas Gifts | Diana Lampe | Wed Nov 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Nut roast

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Roast of Nuts

Vegetarians need a special main course dish for Christmas and other significant occasions. I think they miss out sometimes, because people just don't know what to cook for them.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Fri Nov 22 12:07:06 EST 2013

War fare to comfort the troops

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Homity pies and bara brith are good old-fashioned recipes that have stood the test of time.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Nov 20 03:00:00 EST 2013

Moroccan salads a colourful affair

Here are five colourful and delicious salads which go wonderfully well together.

Food News | Diana Lampe | Wed Oct 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Postwar decadence

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Meringue and almond topping and pastry cream filling make blitz torte a wonderful choice for a celebration.

Food News | Diana Lampe | Wed Oct 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

The dough you knead to try

Pissaladiere, a French taste of summer.

Pissaladiere gives a taste of France perfect as the weather warms up.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Fri Sep 13 11:49:24 EST 2013

Chermoula: it's quick, easy and quite delicious

Grilled Chermoula prawns with Pipirrana salad.

This North African herb and spice blend is a great marinade for seafood or chicken.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Sep 11 03:00:00 EST 2013

Winter mezze

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A touch of the Middle East with seasonal vegetables such as spinach and cauliflower.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Aug 21 03:00:00 EST 2013

Kedgeree: A classic Anglo-Indian breakfast

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Kedgeree is a classic Anglo-Indian breakfast dish that became popular during the British rule of India.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Jul 24 03:00:00 EST 2013

Luscious Italian

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A cauliflower and rice gratin from northern Italy.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Jul 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

A gourmet date with tradition

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Liptauer is a tasty cottage cheese spread that is a popular snack with rye bread.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Jun 26 03:00:00 EST 2013