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.

Jar salads

Stack glass jars or glasses with creamy baba ghanoush and crisp crudite for dipping for a cute start to a summer dinner, or dial up the numbers for a party crowd.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 13:52:40 EST 2015

Tabbouleh salad with prawns and pomegranate


Cracked wheat (burghul), parsley, mint and Australian prawns make a stunningly fresh, tangy salad combo.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 13:50:57 EST 2015

Soba noodle salad with Asian pesto


Make this with or without the teriyaki chicken; it's good either way.

Eat Out | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 13:48:30 EST 2015

Ten great summer salads

Tomato salad with tzatziki.

The hottest (and coolest) salads around for the summer of 2015.

Top 10 Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 13:10:09 EST 2015

Watermelon, feta and mint salad

Watermelon, feta and mint salad.

Make like you're on a Greek island holiday with icy-cold watermelon, cool cucumber, crushed feta and strong herbs. Add your favourite Greek dip and some grilled pita bread for a crowd.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 13:01:18 EST 2015

Guacamole salad

Mexican avocado salad.

Normally, the avocado goes into the guacamole. Here, the avocado becomes the bowl for the rest of the guacamole ingredients (and a few red kidney beans for fun), making every mouthful rich, creamy.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 13:00:11 EST 2015

Heirloom tomato salad with tzatziki

Tomato salad with tzatziki.

You could have a tomato salad every single day in summer and never tire of it - especially when it comes with the garlicky yoghurt and cucumber of a deconstructed Greek tzatziki.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 12:58:12 EST 2015

Grilled caesar salad

Grilled Caesar salad.

The world's favourite American salad now comes grilled, straight off the barbie. Serve with oven-crisped slices of baguette brushed with garlicky olive oil.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 12:56:55 EST 2015

Wild rice, lemon and dill with pulled salmon

Pulled salmon salad with wild rice.

This is what's called a sit-down salad, rich and substantial enough to be a salad-as-meal.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 12:55:52 EST 2015



The one and only extra you need to spice up all your summer cooking - a jar of home-made dukkah (doo-kah); a dusky, exotic Egyptian spice mix that adds an instant nutty crunch to everything from...

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 12:51:25 EST 2015

Mango passionfruit frozen yoghurt

Good fro yo is just like eating yoghurt and fresh fruit, only more fun. And while you won't get the same Mr Whippy texture at home, you'll at least know what's in it.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Jan 13 15:16:49 EST 2015

Pink Fizz and prawns make a colourful New Year's Eve cocktail party

Prawns go down a treat as party snacks and we all need a bit of fizz for festive times.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Fri Dec 26 23:45:00 EST 2014

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.

Celebration,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