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How to make pancakes

These thin, French-style pancakes are perfect for wrapping fillings but can also be served folded with lemon juice and sugar. Yum!

Cook | Dan Lepard | Mon Feb 08 14:30:48 EST 2016

Recipes from Luke Nguyen's France

Join Luke Nguyen as he travels the length and breadth of the French culinary landscape to discover its food, culture and people.

Cook | Luke Nguyen | Sat Feb 06 23:45:00 EST 2016

Weekly meal planner

Got a glut of summer vegetables? Use tomatoes, zucchinis and eggplants in these simply tasty dinner ideas.

Cook | | Thu Feb 04 14:27:29 EST 2016

Canberra Kitchen Garden: Rob Cuttell

A Yarralumla garden is full of bean harvests.

Cook | Susan Parsons | Wed Feb 03 00:15:00 EST 2016

Adam Liaw's Chinese New Year feast 2016

Dragon and phoenix longevity noodles.

My favourite thing about Chinese New Year is how ordinary foods are magically turned into lucky charms.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Feb 02 16:01:56 EST 2016

Kimchi

Brioche rolls with crayfish, kimchi and sesame mayonnaise.

Kimchi is probably Korea's most famous food product, and its popularity in the West has soared. Not that all kimchi has to be buried in the backyard for a couple of months to mature, fresher versions...

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Feb 02 14:45:43 EST 2016

Brioche rolls with crayfish, kimchi and sesame mayonnaise

Brioche rolls with crayfish, kimchi and sesame mayonnaise.

The lobster roll or New England lobster roll - named after their birthplace on the American east coast where lobsters are pretty plentiful (and just a little bit cheaper than here) - has captured the...

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Feb 02 13:53:49 EST 2016

Brioche

Making brioche

Brioche is a classic old-fashioned French bread, laden with as much butter and egg as it can carry. It is delicious toasted and served with terrine or pate, with herb-flecked scrambled eggs or gently...

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Feb 02 13:41:25 EST 2016

Orange marmalade fried ice-cream

Orange marmalade fried ice-cream.

Oranges and tangerines are symbols of wealth and good luck around Chinese New Year. There's no need to feel guilty about eating fried ice-cream if it's lucky, right?

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Feb 02 12:36:32 EST 2016

Dragon and phoenix longevity noodles

Dragon and phoenix longevity noodles.

The two great mythical animals of Chinese legend - the dragon and the phoenix - are represented in this dish along with long noodles to ensure a long life.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Feb 02 12:25:48 EST 2016

Red-braised lion's heads

Red-braised lion's head

Each of the four giant meatballs in this dish symbolises one of luck, prosperity, longevity and happiness. Which one will you get?

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Feb 02 12:01:14 EST 2016

Spinach and dried shrimp wontons

Spinach and dried shrimp  wontons.

These wontons are very lucky during the new year period, as their shape resembles ancient Chinese sycee gold ingots.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Feb 02 11:42:08 EST 2016

Steamed Murray cod with red chilli oil

Steamed Murray cod with red chilli oil.

This version of the classic Chinese steamed fish is covered with a vibrant red chilli oil to represent fire in the 2016 Chinese zodiac.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Feb 02 11:29:12 EST 2016

Chicken and peppers

For most dishes, spices work well when they aren't dominant but rather are used sparingly to enhance the other ingredients.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Feb 02 11:14:45 EST 2016

Honey and cardamom cheesecake

In this dessert, the floral and citrus notes of cardamom cut through the richness of cream and cheese, and you don't even need to bake it!

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Feb 02 10:27:37 EST 2016

Pulled pork and coleslaw burgers with chipotle mayo

Pulled pork and coleslaw burgers with chipotle mayonnaise.

The smokiness of chipotle helps make these burgers far from ordinary. You can substitute the pulled pork for slow-cooked lamb.

Cook | Neil Perry | Tue Feb 02 10:15:12 EST 2016

Main-worthy salads (big salad recipes)

A good salad uses the best of the season's produce, and pulls off a mix of flavours and textures. So why only enjoy salad as a side dish? Here are some of our best recipes incorporating protein from...

Cook | | Tue Feb 02 09:57:19 EST 2016

Sweet and sour duck salad with plums and almonds

This substantial salad is delicious and easy to put together. I have a few rules for salads. Mine need a dressing with some kick, fragrant herbs or spices, and a crunchy element such as toasted nuts...

Cook | Frank Camorra | Tue Feb 02 09:35:02 EST 2016

Bread and butter pudding

Consider this bread and butter pudding a basic model. Add your own touches, such as spoonfuls of your favourite jam between the layers, or swapping the bread for croissants – just don't bother...

Cook | Frank Camorra | Tue Feb 02 09:28:26 EST 2016

Sago with caramel plums

Sago, a form of starch extracted from tropical palm trees, has a reputation for being dull and stodgy. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Tue Feb 02 09:23:18 EST 2016