Diana Lampe

Diana Lampe


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Diana Lampe is a Canberra-based writer. She is a regular contributor to the cook this week column in Canberra's Food and Wine magazine.

Diana Lampe's Japanese curry rice and potato salad

Wafu salad.

Diana Lampe reveals some Japanese favourites which originated from other countries.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue May 12 23:45:00 EST 2015

Aloo chole (chickpea and potato curry)

Aloo chole ?chickpea and potato curry.

Aloo chole is a popular Punjabi curry of chickpeas and potato. It is not particularly hot and spicy, so add a little extra chilli if you like.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Fri Apr 24 14:43:57 EST 2015

Eggplant and tomato with yoghurt and mint sauce

Borani banjan (eggplant and tomato with yoghurt and mint sauce).

This tasty dish - known as borani banjan - is a luscious and healthy Afghani dish that is served with a refreshing yoghurt and mint sauce.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Fri Apr 24 14:43:54 EST 2015

Anzac Day centenary: Perfect recipes to commemorate the day


Diana Lampe shares a selection of deeply-considered and thrice-tested Aussie recipes to mark the Anzac Day centenary.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Apr 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Recipe: Japanese potato salad and curry rice

Japanese cuisine puts its own spin on favourite dishes from other cultures.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Apr 21 23:30:00 EST 2015

Diana Lampe: Greek-style baked fish with lemon potatoes and dill salad


South coast snapper would be ideal for this Greek-style baked fish dish by Diana Lampe.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Apr 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Diana Lampe's Kisir salad; Georgian bean salad


Here are two refreshing cold salads from Turkey and Georgia for a late-summer party.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Feb 10 23:45:00 EST 2015

Diana Lampe's French summer recipes for Christmas

Bright: Green olive and artichoke tapenade.

For some real flair, here are Diana Lampe's French summer recipes for the Christmas break.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Dec 09 23:45:00 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's retro Christmas salmon mousse


Salmon mousse is the ultimate in retro cuisine, especially when it's served in a fish mould.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Nov 25 13:03:28 EST 2014

Moroccan recipes: Zaalouk, lamb and carrot tagine, North African bread


Diana Lampe cooks up a Moroccan feast this week with a tagine, a healthy salad and semolina bread.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Fri Oct 31 13:52:07 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's salade nicoise recipe

Salade nicoise

Diana Lampe shares a sensational spring salad recipe.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Oct 07 23:45:00 EST 2014

Turkish recipes: Ezo the bride's soup, cokelek and revani


Diana Lampe reveals three classic Turkish dishes that will inspire.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Aug 12 00:00:00 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's midwinter heartwarmers

Diana Lampe's Shepherd's pie .

Diana Lampe's three recipes are sure to warm the cockles.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Thu Jul 10 17:38:52 EST 2014


Elegant: Florentines are popular world-wide.

Florentines are elegant and delicious biscuits to serve with coffee or tea. They are made with almonds and candied fruits and coated with dark chocolate.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Jun 11 12:41:17 EST 2014

Veal parmigiana

Veal parmigiana.

Veal parmigiana is an Italian-American classic that is a favourite here as well, though you may be more familiar with the Australian pub classic, chicken schnitzel parmigiana.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Jun 11 12:31:40 EST 2014

Veal parmigiana and Florentines are classic fare


Elegant Florentines and hearty veal parmigiana are great for entertaining at the dinner table.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Thu Jun 05 12:14:18 EST 2014

Canberra's chestnuts have cracking appeal


It is chestnut season and Diana Lampe has two wonderful recipes to share.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Thu May 15 09:31:45 EST 2014

Turkish twist on Anzac Day tucker

Diana Lampe's Turkish recipes for Anzac Day.

To mark the growing friendship with the old enemy, here are some Turkish recipes.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Apr 23 03:00:00 EST 2014

Seeing red: Tomato recipes


Roasted tomato soup is delicious and a good way to use up summer tomatoes.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Feb 26 00:12:11 EST 2014

Cold spicy Sichuan sesame noodles

Cold spicy Sichuan sesame noodles.

In the spirit of the Chinese New Year festival, this recipe is from the Sichuan province in southwest China.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Mon Feb 03 12:52:58 EST 2014