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.

Hot food: Home-made Nutella

Addictive mix: Home-made Nutella on toast.

Italy's favourite chocolate and hazelnut spread is conquering the world. People are so nuts about Nutella, they're making their own easy and delicious versions at home.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 14 00:15:00 EST 2015

Red wine reduction for steak, roast beef or fish

Red wine reduction with lamb.

You can finish up various left-over bottles of red wine and even port in this way. Makes a great sauce for steak, roast beef or even a rich fish such as salmon or ocean trout.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Apr 13 13:27:10 EST 2015

Sweet potato latkes with smoked salmon

The sweetness in the latkes (fritters) makes them the perfect foil for the smoky salmon, slightly sour cream and rich, oily caviar.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Thu Apr 09 15:05:48 EST 2015

Raw beetroot dip

Juiced, baked or blitzed, it's bleeding obvious why beetroot is good for you.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 07 11:56:02 EST 2015

Health food: Beetroot

Health-conscious option: Beetroot dip and chips.

Beetroot is not only in season – it's also in fashion, rapidly finding its way onto health-conscious eaters' shopping lists as we learn more about its benefits.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 07 00:15:00 EST 2015

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