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.

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

Dukkah

Dukkah

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

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