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Hot food: Crumpets

Fancy a bit of crumpet? Of course you do.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Fri Dec 25 09:15:00 EST 2015

How do I make pancakes with coconut milk?

For soft pancakes, use coconut milk sparingly.

By making a pancake batter with so much fat you're not letting the gluten form.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Mon Aug 03 10:00:00 EST 2015

Recipes from Meatballs: The ultimate guide, by Matteo Bruno

Meatballs make the perfect dish for a Monday night supper, a Saturday night dinner party or a Sunday feast.

Cook | | Sat Aug 01 23:45:00 EST 2015

Can I re-freeze chicken stock?

Can I defrost chicken stock, use some to make soup and refreeze the rest?

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Jul 28 00:15:00 EST 2015

Why bitter can be better in cooking


Food writer Jennifer McLagan's fourth book, 'Bitter' embraces an under-appreciated flavour.

Cook | Stephanie Wood | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

A tour of Italy: classic regional recipes to try at home

From Sicily to Naples, three Italian chefs share a favourite regional recipe.

Cook | Carla Grossetti | Mon Jul 27 17:45:05 EST 2015

Easy Weeknight Meals recipes for those what-to-cook blues

Here is the solution to every cook's weeknight dilemma - what to cook tonight? Delicious, simple-to-follow, nutritious recipes that your family and friends will love from the My Food Bag team and...

Cook | | Sat Jul 25 23:45:00 EST 2015

How to make the perfect spaghetti carbonara

Never add cream to a carbonara! This and other rules from chef Christian Candelori.

Cook | Carla Grossetti | Thu Jul 23 11:32:17 EST 2015

Why Wendy McMurdo seeks the 'Contented life' from her Mawson garden in Canberra

Chris Milner holds 14-week-old Chook while Wendy McMurdo prepares  soil for planting.

Why Wendy McMurdo of Mawson seeks to share her ethos of sustainable edible gardens, foraging and resourceful living through her blog, Contented life.

Food News,Cook | Susan Parsons | Tue Jul 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's one-pot wonder: Beef noodle soup

Bryan Martin's pho, or beef noodle soup.

Deep winter has set in, so Bryan Martin shifts into "one-pot meal" mode.

Cook,Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue Jul 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Diana Lampe's Polish white bean and cabbage soup, poppy seed and apple cake


Comforting soup and a perfect tea time cake that are great winter warmers.

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

What is economy meat?

Flintstones cut: Grass-fed rib eye steak.

Beware so-called 'economy' labels in the meat aisle - they can be misleading.

Cook | Ricahrd Cornish | Tue Jul 21 00:15:00 EST 2015

How to cut your food costs

Callan Boys saved a bundle by buying ugly, unloved vegetables.

Three Good Food writers were given a week to reduce their shopping bills. This is what they learnt.

Cook | Peter Barrett | Tue Jul 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Recipes from My Street Food Kitchen

Jennifer Joyce presents a selection of "street food" recipes from around the globe, the flavour-filled, exotic foods to go that we may have bought from hawkers or markets on our overseas travels, or...

Cook | | Sat Jul 18 23:45:00 EST 2015

How fermentation inspired Bryan Martin's roast cauliflower recipe


Bryan Martin's investigation into microbes and fermentation of food spawned his roast cauliflower recipe.

Cook,Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue Jul 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Cooking Circles in Canberra: How to make new friends in the kitchen

Women cooking together can help build friendships.

There's plenty to share at a Cooking Circle where women gather to cook, talk about food and make new connections.

Food News,Cook | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jul 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Does over-mixing cake batter make the texture tough?

Here's why you should listen to your mother on cake batter matters.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Are you cooking with the right oil?

Are you using the right cooking oil?

All oils aren't equal. With so many on the shelves to choose from, which should you use for which kind of cooking?

Cook | Peter Barrett | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin: Why my chestnut veloute champions local food and wine sourcing

Macerating truffle for a few hours in rich, high-fat cream extracted a wonderful aroma for Bryan Martin's chestnut veloute.

Bryan Martin explains how a lost deer and easy-to-find truffles were the catalyst for his hearty chestnut veloute that epitomises local wine and food sourcing.

Food News,Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Jul 07 23:45:00 EST 2015

Swap it for good health in winter

Swap it ... pasta for zucchini 'spaghetti'.

Here are 10 ways to indulge in winter comfort foods, without overdoing the kilojoules.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Jul 07 15:51:01 EST 2015