Kate Gibbs

Kate Gibbs

Summer's best new ice-creams

Connoissuer's salted caramel and macadamia ice-creams.

The vanilla choc-dipped classic is no longer the only option to drip down our sun-kissed, sunscreen-smeared arms.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Jan 07 03:00:00 EST 2014

20 ways to throw a great party


Here are some great ideas to guarantee your guests have a memorable time.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to cook noodles like David Thompson

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The Australian-born chef shares a recipe and cooking tips for a classic Thai noodle dish.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Thu Oct 10 17:02:20 EST 2013

Tips for aspiring Thai cooks

Pad Thai.

Back home for Good Food Month, Australian-born chef David Thompson, who lives in Bangkok, shares his secrets for authentic Thai cuisine.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Oct 08 15:48:00 EST 2013

Best for bacon: Sydney

Where to go for bacon in Sydney.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Sep 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

These totally take the cake

Chocolate recipes.

Kate Gibbs tracks down six master bakers in Sydney and Melbourne and talks chocolate. Here are some of their best recipes.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Thu Aug 22 11:17:40 EST 2013

Olive oil: A guide to the 2013 vintage

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Not all olive oils are created equal. Not even all extra virgin olive oils are created equal. True, a drizzle of the golden liquid will spruce up a tangled bowl of spaghetti, but there's more to a...

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Jul 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Add fuel to the fire

Hot sauce bottles

Hot sauce is the new cool kid on tables around the country.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Apr 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hot sauce of happiness

Hot sauce.

There's no need to break out in a sweat on which hot sauce to choose – we've scoured the shelves for the best.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Mar 19 09:12:50 EST 2013

Beef and Aussie stout pies by Kate Gibbs

Kate Gibbs' beef and beer pies.

It's boldly un-Australian, but in adult memory I don't think I've ever bought a meat pie. But that doesn't mean I haven't eaten my fair share of this iconic morsel.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Jan 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Home-made pasta

Pasta handkerchiefs with rocket .

Cooking pasta from scratch need not be an ordeal.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Thu Nov 08 09:10:25 EST 2012

Korean beef tacos

Korean beef tacos

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Wed Oct 24 13:55:39 EST 2012

Chocolate whoopie pies with salted caramel and cream

Chocolate whoopie pies with salted caramel.

Messy and magnificent, caramel-filled and chocolatey, there just has to be an excuse for a sweet treat. Dreamed up in the USA, these cakey-soft morsels can be made a reality in your kitchen.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Sun Oct 21 00:00:00 EST 2012

Fresh ginger cake

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Fill the house with the smell of something glorious baking.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Fri Sep 28 16:31:01 EST 2012

Prune and Armagnac soufflés

Style Street. 

This light dessert is easy to make - and eat.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Mon Sep 17 16:25:50 EST 2012

Hot red duck curry

The perfect blokes night in. 
Red hot duck curry and Thai green bean and peanut salad.

A one-pot curry gets the night firing, and cuts out excess washing up.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Mon Sep 03 18:03:01 EST 2012

White cerviche with puffed quinoa

White cerviche with puffed quinoa.

Food that is good for your body and taste great? Yes, it really is possible.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Aug 14 15:11:35 EST 2012

Japanese steak tartare

The perfect 10 minute dinner. Japanese steak tartare with sweet spiced edamame (aka soy beans).

Chop the steak by hand for the perfect beef tartare texture.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Aug 14 15:00:49 EST 2012

Chestnut cream vacherin

The perfect apology. 
Chestnut cream vacherin and peanut butter and chocolate cookies. 

This chestnut cream vacherin is the perfect cake to seek an apology with.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Wed Aug 08 17:32:52 EST 2012

Chinese pork belly with Sichuan cucumber salad

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Anise-infused pork? Tick. Crackling? Tick. Fighting over the last sliver of roast? Tick.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Fri Jul 06 16:36:33 EST 2012