Jill Dupleix

Jill Dupleix

Food writer

One of Australia's best known food writers, Jill Dupleix is a long-time restaurant reviewer, reporter and recipe columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Jill was the food editor of The Times in London for six years, and is the author of 16 cookbooks.

Hotdog with avocado and jalapeno

Pimp up your hotdog.

A pimped hotdog is not your average sausage in a bun. Here's a recipe for when you're feeling fancy, pimped with avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeno chilli, mayo and mustard.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Wed Apr 01 10:06:22 EST 2015

Hot food: Hotdogs

Pimped dogs: Not your average sausage in a bun.

Franks in a roll just got a whole lot fancier.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015

Warm cauliflower and pomegranate salad

Warm cauliflower and pomegranate salad.

Pomegranate adds sparkle and tang to pretty much anything from roast beetroot and lentils to hummus, tahini, breakfast yoghurt, roast lamb, pumpkin soup, rice dishes and chocolate cake.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Wed Mar 25 13:12:55 EST 2015

Health food: Pomegranate

Seductive: Warm cauliflower and pomegranate salad.

Pomegranate is the world's most romantic, seductive fruit, with a leathery crimson rind, hiding a treasure-box of translucent, jewel-like, sweetly acid arils

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Hot food: Brik Tunisian pastry

An easy eat-in-the-hand pastry that's just as easy to make, is getting a new look.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

Tuna, feta and spring onion brik

A brik is a deep-fried savoury pastry popular in Tunisia (pronounced "breek") and Morocco (pronounced "briouat").

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Mar 16 14:27:28 EST 2015

Breakfast salad

Breakfast salad.

The breakfast salad snuck onto the radar in gym-adjacent, paleo-friendly cafes, and stayed. It seems even the kale smoothie generation is slowly learning that a variety of good food is better for...

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Wed Mar 11 07:10:45 EST 2015

Health food: Breakfast salad

Make friends with salad: Breakfast salad packs a punch.

It's never too early for some tasty greens.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Hot food: S'mores

Balance the sweet marshmallow with a good dark chocolate.

After one bite, anybody remotely human immediately wants s'more.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2015

S'mores

Chocolate marshmallow treats.

The original s'more was simply toasted marshmallow and a square of chocolate sandwiched between two graham crackers, allegedly invented by the Girl Guides of America while on a camping trip and named...

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Mar 02 14:32:39 EST 2015

Adelaide: Five hot and new places to eat and drink

Australia on a plate ... Scallops with beach succulents at Restaurant Orana.

Jill Dupleix explores what's hot and new on the food front in the graceful sandstone city of Adelaide.

Food Travel | Jill Dupleix | Thu Feb 26 11:19:57 EST 2015

Sweet potato fries

Sweet potato fries.

Sweet potato is fat-free, packed with fibre and vitamins and has a lower glycaemic index than normal potatoes.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Feb 24 14:44:37 EST 2015

How to make sweet potato fries

Fry time: For a healthier version, leave the skin on, and bake instead of fry.

Sweet potato is fat-free, packed with fibre and vitamins and has a lower glycaemic index than normal potatoes.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Brick chicken

Pollo al mattone, or brick chicken, is a traditional Tuscan method for cooking chicken on an open grill, weighted down with a brick or a stone.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Feb 16 22:25:44 EST 2015

Egyptian iced tea

EGYPTIAN ICED TEA.

It's claimed Egyptian iced tea can help regulate blood pressure and relieve fluid retention. It's also high in antioxidants and a rich source of vitamin C.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Wed Feb 11 14:04:10 EST 2015

Hot food: Brick chicken

Flatten your chicken for juicy results.

Pollo al mattone, or brick chicken, is a traditional Tuscan method for cooking chicken on an open grill, weighted down with a brick or a stone.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Feb 10 14:04:48 EST 2015

Health food: Egyptian iced tea

Cool contender: Brewtown Newtown's Egyptian iced tea.

Egyptian iced tea is shaping up as the iced tea of the summer.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Pasta sciue sciue

Pasta sciue sciue.

In Neapolitan dialect, "sciue sciue" means "hurry, hurry", relating to something done on the run. In summer pasta sciue sciue (say it quickly, as "shoo-eh, shoo-eh") pops up on menus to celebrate the...

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Feb 02 12:29:01 EST 2015

Savoury granola

Savoury granola

You know breakfast granola, right? Well, this is it's lunch and dinner cousin; rubbly little clusters of grains, nuts and seeds with the same instant, feel-good crunch.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Jan 27 09:59:06 EST 2015

Gnocco fritto

These light, crisp little pillows of Italian pizza dough date from medieval times, and are traditionally eaten in the hand.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Jan 20 10:50:32 EST 2015