Good Food - Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw

2010 MasterChef winner and TV presenter

2010 MasterChef winner and TV presenter

How to prepare sashimi

Adam Liaw's salmon oyakodon (salmon and roe rice bowl).

Preparing sashimi is like any other part of Japanese cuisine; easy to get started, but incredibly difficult to perfect.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Mon Nov 10 14:53:51 EST 2014

Recipes from Adam Liaw's Adam's Big Pot

The dishes in Adam's Big Pot are simple enough for the novice home cook, affordable enough to feed the whole family, and can all be made from basic supermarket ingredients.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Sat Nov 08 23:45:00 EST 2014

Salmon oyakodon (salmon and roe rice bowl)

The playful name 'oyakodon' translates roughly as 'parent-and-child' rice bowl. Often made with chicken and eggs, this salmon version uses sashimi salmon and salmon roe for a delicious and simple...

Cook | Adam Liaw | Fri Nov 07 15:32:15 EST 2014

Adam Liaw's barbecue noodles

Adam Liaw's barbecue noodles.

Fried noodles may not seem like the most natural barbecue dish, but Adam Liaw finds a barbie hotplate makes a great teppanyaki grill.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Oct 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Toast Skagen

Toast Skagen.

This simple Swedish "prawns on toast" is great as a half-serve for an entree, or as a full serve for a perfect light lunch. Best of all, it's as simple as anything.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Sep 30 14:43:37 EST 2014

Swedish meatballs

Kottbullar med Graddsas

Kottbullar med graddsas, aka meatballs, are possibly Sweden's greatest culinary ambassador. Don't settle for pre-packaged shortcuts.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Sep 30 13:58:29 EST 2014

Lisbon-style pork bifana

Lisbon Style Bifana

Bifanas are a matter of national pride. There are local variations of bifanas all over Portugal, but any Lisbonian will tell you theirs is the best.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Wed Aug 13 14:21:55 EST 2014

Francesinha (Portuguese croque-madame)

Adam Liaw's Francesinha. <b>Photo:</b>William Meppem.
<b>Styling:</b> Hannah Meppem.

The Portuguese love their food. Travel around Portugal and you'll even find proud gastronomy between two slices of bread.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Wed Aug 13 14:21:22 EST 2014

Cinnamon and watermelon granita

Cinnamon and watermelon granita.

The flavour of watermelon combines the green, grassy compounds that give their distant relative, the cucumber, its flavour, with warm, woody notes similar to carrot, pumpkin or even tomato.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Jul 08 13:41:23 EST 2014

Roasted strawberries with liquorice cream

Roasted strawberries with liquorice cream.

For such a common fruit, the flavour of strawberries is anything but simple. There are aspects of pineapple, clove and caramel that combine to produce a flavour that's quite different to other...

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Jul 08 13:41:19 EST 2014

Tallarin saltado (stir-fried beef with noodles)

Chinese food far from home: Tallarin saltado

From Malaysia and Singapore's Hainanese chicken rice to Peru's Chifa cuisine, Chinese food far from home is evolving in new and creative directions. In Peru, Chifa restaurants can be found everywhere.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Jun 10 14:30:18 EST 2014

Lemon chicken

Adam Liaw's New York-style lemon chicken.

Yes, it's true; the perennial Chinese restaurant favourite in the West isn't really from China at all.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Jun 10 14:29:57 EST 2014

Adam Liaw's lemon chicken and Chinese-Peruvian 'pasta'

Good Food. 11 April 2014. Shots for Adams good food recipes. Photo: William Meppem.

Chinese food as far away from home as Peru is evolving in new and creative directions.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Jun 10 03:00:00 EST 2014

Tonkatsu (Japanese schnitzel)


The Japanese answer to schnitzel is one of the most popular dishes in Japan. This secret to the perfect tonkatsu was taught to me by the chef at my favourite tonkatsu place in Tokyo when I lived...

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue May 06 11:39:35 EST 2014

Chicken doria

Adam Liaw's chicken doria.

Although it was originally created in France, doria is now found almost exclusively in Japan. It's basically a rice gratin; rice is either flavoured or topped with other ingredients such as bolognese...

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue May 06 10:56:58 EST 2014

Adam Liaw's tonkatsu and chicken doria


We all love Japanese food, but one part of the cuisine that doesn't get much notice outside Japan is youshoku: dishes from the West that have been adapted and interpreted into something uniquely...

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue May 06 03:00:00 EST 2014

Sichuan fried fish and potato straws

Adam Liaw's Sichuan 'fish 'n' chips'.

In Chinese cooking potatoes are often stir-fried and eaten with rice. This easy stir-fry could be considered as a kind of fish and chips, but the similarity doesn't end there.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Apr 08 08:54:47 EST 2014

Classic beer-battered fish and chips

Adam Liaw's beer-battered fish and chips.

Sometimes the simplest dishes are the hardest to get right. This method for the classic fish and chips will give you perfect results every time.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Apr 08 08:54:40 EST 2014

Pan-roasted ling with sweet potato chips and avocado yoghurt

Pan-roasted ling with sweet potato chips and avocado yoghurt.

Don't think of this as just a healthy version of fish and chips. It's a delicious dish in its own right.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Apr 08 08:53:35 EST 2014

Adam Liaw's fish 'n' chips three ways

Adam Liaw's beer-battered fish and chips.

Traditional, healthy and with a twist: Adam Liaw shares three recipes for fish 'n' chips.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Mon Apr 07 12:33:00 EST 2014