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Cook | | Tue Oct 21 15:31:29 EST 2014

Ceviche salad

Super-fresh fish is the hero of a simple ceviche, which is best accompanied by a zingy jalapeno and tomatillo salsa.

Cook | Pete Evans | Tue Oct 21 12:41:41 EST 2014

Thai beef salad

Thai beef salad

Spring is in the air and our thoughts turn to lighter food, and this Thai-beef number is tangy and herb-filled, perfect for sunny days.

Cook | Pete Evans | Tue Oct 21 12:25:11 EST 2014

Corned beef, gouda and jalapeno jaffle

Never mistake a jaffle for a toasted sandwich - it is so much more. The clam-shell shape you get from cooking it in a jaffle iron leaves more room for tasty fillings.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Tue Oct 21 11:40:25 EST 2014

Bacon, egg and kasundi jaffle

For a speedy, tasty feed, it's hard to beat a golden crispy bacon and egg jaffle. For this recipe, I recommend using kasundi relish - the recipe makes a large amount but if sealed in sterilised jars...

Cook | Frank Camorra | Tue Oct 21 11:40:20 EST 2014

Orecchiette with eggplant, oregano, balsamic and ricotta

Orecchiette with eggplant and ricotta.

This is a pantry-inspired pasta, one I made when the cupboard was almost bare. It's common to fry the eggplant for a pasta like this, but blanching it makes for a much lighter dish, and the texture...

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Oct 21 11:08:12 EST 2014

Oven-roasted spicy chickpeas

Spicy chickpeas are the new crisp and crunchy snack of choice, leaving olives and nuts in the shade.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 21 10:49:52 EST 2014

Inside Alessandro Pavoni's kitchen

Seaside: Chef Alessandro Pavoni in his home kitchen in Sydney's northern beaches.

Italian chef Alessandro Pavoni opened his first restaurant in 2009 at Sydney's Spit.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue Oct 21 07:00:00 EST 2014

Massimo Bottura's recipes for ragu and spaghetti cetarese

Massimo Bottura - spaghetti cetarese.

What is the secret to a perfect Italian ragu or pasta? This is the man to ask.

Cook,Good Food Month | Massimo Bottura | Tue Oct 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Health Food: Spicy roasted chickpeas

Whether pan-fried, deep-fried or oven-roasted, spicy chickpeas are the new snack of choice.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 21 00:00:00 EST 2014

Debbie Skelton: Smoked lamb with broad bean and pumpkin salad

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In making the most of the sweet spring produce available now and the smoking for flavour, I create a light, spring lunch, evocative of the Mediterranean.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Mon Oct 20 23:45:00 EST 2014

Best salsa verde and spring vegetables recipe

Chopped parsley and garlic makes a simple green sauce.

All you need to make a green sauce is a chopping board and sharp knife and access to a good range of new season shoots, writes Bryan Martin.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Mon Oct 20 23:45:00 EST 2014

Why do we have to cream butter and sugar for cakes?

Marble cake

Creaming butter and sugar is a first step in many baking recipes, but is it really necessary?

Cook | Brain food | Mon Oct 20 23:30:00 EST 2014

Kitchen Spy with Alessandro Pavoni

Seaside: Chef Alessandro Pavoni in his home kitchen in Sydney's northern beaches.

Inside the kitchen of Italian chef Alessandro Pavoni.

Cook | | Mon Oct 20 15:01:00 EST 2014

Ricotta gnocchi with spring vegetables and burnt butter

Ricotta gnocchi with spring vegetables and Burnt butter.

This delectable seasonal take on gnocchi is best-made fresh: it's really fun and you'll love the result. The gnocchi is also great with a simple tomato or cheesy cream sauce.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Oct 20 08:37:14 EST 2014

Roast chicken, avocado and rustic grain salad

Roast chicken, avocado and rustic grain salad.

This smart, substantial salad has a great texture and makes a perfect lunch with its mix of grains and greens. You can use any grains you like: spelt, barley or even boiled white rice.

Cook | Neil Perry | Mon Oct 20 08:37:11 EST 2014

Best asparagus recipes for spring

Asparagus with soft-boiled egg.

Whether in a soup, stir-fry or salad, asparagus is amazingly versatile in the cooking stakes. It's also plentiful in spring so stock up on this crisp and satisfying green and try one of these...

Cook | | Fri Oct 17 15:01:05 EST 2014

Weekly meal planner

Indian curried lamb.

A simple lamb curry for a family gathering and a chicken roast that can be prepared ahead of time.

Cook | | Wed Oct 15 14:32:12 EST 2014

Chicken with tarragon, corn and vermouth

Chicken with tarragon, corn and vermouth.

A very 1970s (and utterly delicious) late supper dish, this can be made ahead and assembled from the fridge.

Cook | Dan Lepard | Tue Oct 14 14:00:08 EST 2014

Corn-flecked rough puff pastry

Corn-flecked rough puff pastry.

Cornmeal adds a rich yellow hue and crunch to this intensely buttery pastry. It's great as the upper crust for a savoury pie. If you're into cooking and haven't ever made a rough puff, give this a go.

Cook | Dan Lepard | Tue Oct 14 13:58:52 EST 2014