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.

How to make strawberry Santas

Strawberry Santas are a cute edition to Christmas.

Let's see, strawberries are at their best right now, and Santa is definitely in season. It doesn't take much to put the two together - with cream cheese -  in one very cute Strawberry Santa.

Christmas Feasts | Jill Dupleix | Fri Dec 19 23:45:00 EST 2014

Eton mess

Eton mess

This deliciously summery dish apparently began life as a mash of strawberries and thick cream, then somebody added crisp meringues, making it a three-ingredient hit that still resonates today.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Dec 16 09:47:27 EST 2014

Pimp your prawn: Five quick recipes for prawns

The taste of summer ... Prawns are very versatile.

Five ways to cook (and eat) prawns this summer.

Celebration,Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2014

Prawn cocktail canapes

Prawn cocktail.

The prawn cocktail is back, being reinvented by modern chefs and served up any which way in rolls and burgers, layered in glass jars, or given a spicy Asian spin.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Dec 09 07:22:45 EST 2014

The healthy eater's toolkit

Coconut water.

From vegetable spiralisers to coconut openers, here are 10 of the hottest and healthiest kitchen tools around.

Top 10 Cook | Jill Dupleix | Wed Dec 03 10:19:32 EST 2014

Chicken and black fungus salad

Long valued in Asian stir-fries, soups and noodle salads for its crisp and crunchy, slightly rubbery texture, black fungus is now being feted by some of Australia's starriest chefs.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Dec 02 15:33:22 EST 2014

Brooklyn Hide

Salmon lox bagel at Brooklyn Hide.

Brooklyn Hide in Surry Hills nails the bagels.

Eat Out | Jill Dupleix | Tue Dec 02 08:59:49 EST 2014

Health food: Black fungus salad

Black or wood ear fungus adds crunch to dishes and as a bonus, Chinese medicine practitioners believe it purifies the blood.

Good Food | Jill Dupleix | Tue Dec 02 00:00:00 EST 2014

Salmon and kimchi tacos

Asian tacos

What happens when Mexico collides with Korea and Japan and decides to party? You get the fusion street food the world wanted.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Nov 25 12:34:12 EST 2014

Carrot ice-cream

Carrot ice-cream

Smooth, creamy, irresistible ice-cream that's good for your eyesight - who knew? To serve, scatter with walnuts, serve with walnut or carrot cake, or scoop into waffle cones.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Nov 18 10:22:57 EST 2014

'Exciting, innovative': World's food luminaries share their views on Australian fare

Marron on the barbecue.

What happens when 80 top-tier chefs, food writers, bloggers and restaurateurs from around the world are sent all over Australia to eat and drink as part of Tourism Australia’s $40 million...

Food News | Jill Dupleix, Terry Durack | Tue Nov 18 10:07:59 EST 2014

Zucchini spaghetti

Zucchini spaghetti

This "spaghetti" is made from zucchini, extruded through a vegetable spiraliser into long, curling strands of raw vegetable goodness.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Nov 11 09:39:28 EST 2014

Banana bread with salted caramel

Banana bread with salted caramel.

This cafe favourite is deservedly popular. You can toast it and serve for brunch with cultured butter, or (as in this recipe) serve as dessert with ice-cream and salted caramel.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Nov 04 09:24:48 EST 2014

Chia and coconut yoghurt

Crunchy like poppy seeds when dry, and slippery like sago when they have absorbed up to 10 times their volume in liquid, chia seeds are gluten-free power bombs of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and...

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 28 11:04:22 EST 2014

Rose Bay Diner

Burger and chips

This cafe offers eggy, porky breakfasts and grainy tarty lunches, complete with boats sailing past the windows - on their trailers, that is.

Eat Out | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 28 08:36:37 EST 2014

Health food: Chia seeds

These little power bombs of protein have been hailed as a superfood, and are versatile enough to be used at breakfast or in desserts.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Oven-roasted spicy chickpeas

Spicy chickpeas are the new crisp and crunchy snack of choice, leaving olives and nuts in the shade.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 21 10:49:52 EST 2014

Health Food: Spicy roasted chickpeas

Whether pan-fried, deep-fried or oven-roasted, spicy chickpeas are the new snack of choice.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 21 00:00:00 EST 2014

Carrot-top pesto

Carrot-top pesto.

This is a great (and tasty) way to reduce food waste. Don't throw those carrot tops away next time you buy or pick a bunch.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 14 10:57:48 EST 2014

Tuna poke with rice crackers

Poke (pronounced pok-kay) is a Japanese-influenced Hawaiian dish of raw ahi tuna, traditionally served chopped and tossed with the local limu (seaweed) and ground kukui (candlenuts).

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 14 09:13:35 EST 2014