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Canberra's bakers: Camille Young, Anthea Cheng and Jo Binkin

Three Canberra bakers tell us how they turned their love of cake into thriving small businesses.

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Tue May 24 21:00:00 EST 2016

Help! I can't get my pizza base crisp

Back to base-ics: Less is more when it comes to pizza.

Go back to base-ics. Here are our home-made pizza commandments.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue May 24 00:15:00 EST 2016

Nigella Lawson: Five dishes every home cook should master

Chocolate cake: A must-do dish.

Ahead of her appearance on MasterChef Australia, Nigella Lawson shared her thoughts on the dishes home cooks need in their repertoire.

Cook,Special | | Mon May 23 07:15:00 EST 2016

Win a signed copy of Nigella Lawson's latest cookbook, Simply Nigella

Love Nigella? Here's an opportunity to win one of five signed copies of her latest cookbook.

Cook | | Mon May 23 07:08:13 EST 2016

Support Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea


You can help those affected by cancer this May or June by bringing your family, friends or workmates together for morning tea, in support of Australia's Biggest Morning Tea. 

Cook | | Sat May 21 23:45:00 EST 2016

Top 10 essential tools for home bakers

How many tools does a home baker really need?

Want to be a better baker? These top 10 tools are worth forking out for and will help you cook like a pro.

Cook | Phillippa Grogan | Tue May 17 09:45:00 EST 2016

Dan Lepard's cherry hazelnut upside-down pudding

The old technique used for this upside-down pudding and madeira cake is called the "flour batter" method, and gives a finer crumb.

Cook | Dan Lepard | Tue May 17 00:15:00 EST 2016

Should you rest meat before cooking, as well as after?

Just relax: All meat needs a little rest to be at its best.

Give it a rest. Really. And is it OK to freeze cheese? We answer your vexing culinary questions.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue May 17 00:15:00 EST 2016

Recipes from Surfing the Menu: The Next Generation

Get cooking and share in the trip of a lifetime as two of Australia's hottest young chefs hit the road.

Cook | | Sat May 14 23:45:00 EST 2016

Marco Pierre White's secret to the perfect risotto

Marco Pierre White takes the mystery out of risotto.

No more sloppy rice! Marco Pierre White shares his trade secrets to making risotto - plus his arancini balls recipe.

Cook | Nedahl Stelio | Fri May 13 00:00:00 EST 2016

Dan Hong's strange flavour salad with salt 'n' pepper tofu

A gluten-free and vegan take on strange flavour sauce and salt and pepper tofu.

Dan Hong shares this versatile gluten-free and vegan recipe from episode four of his TV show, #shelfie.

Cook | Dan Hong | Thu May 12 10:51:51 EST 2016

Karen Martini's sisterly banana bread

Sisterly Banana Bread

Karen Martini's take on banana bread is somewhere between bread and cake.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue May 10 16:51:28 EST 2016

Too cute to eat: Kawaii baking trend and recipes

Cactus-themed cake pops by Raymond Tan.

From cat doughnuts to character bentos, adorably decorated kawaii treats are winning hearts and big followings on social media.

Cook | Sofia Levin | Tue May 10 08:00:00 EST 2016

Recipes from It's All Easy, by Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow shares more than 125 of her favorite recipes that can be made in the time it would take to order takeout.

Cook | | Sat May 07 23:45:00 EST 2016

Introducing recipe writers Darren Robertson and Mark LaBrooy

Our new recipe writers, the Blue Ducks.

With their new cafe soon to open in Rosebery, Sydney, Darren Robertson and Mark LaBrooy share recipes that reflect their ethos of feeding people fresh, healthy food, made from scratch.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue May 03 14:26:01 EST 2016

Can you make scrambled eggs using a coffee machine?

Answering your vexing culinary questions

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue May 03 10:10:00 EST 2016

Best kid's birthday cake competition: Send us a photo

Kids cake photo competition.

What's the best kid's party cake you've made? Send us a photo for a chance to win Anneka Manning's bake bible.

Cook | | Tue May 03 09:19:45 EST 2016

How to make a pinata cake

Phillippa Grogan's pinata cake.

The lollies in this cake are so well concealed, no one will have any idea that they are about to pour out when the cake is cut.

Cook,Special | Phillippa Grogan | Tue May 03 09:15:00 EST 2016

Ten top books for young cooks

Animals Are Delicious by David Ladd & Stephanie Anderson.

Add these to your collection, and inspire junior kitchenhands to make cracking snacks, brilliant bakes and winning dinners, not to mention a little something sweet.

Cook | Larissa Dubecki | Tue May 03 00:15:00 EST 2016

Solve your cake emergency: baking tips and fixes

Dan Lepard's gluten-free chocolate birthday cake.

Dream birthday cakes mean high stakes. Here are 10 tips to save bakers from every kind of cake disaster.

Cook | Sofia Levin | Tue May 03 00:15:00 EST 2016