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Peace in Middle East? Solution is roast lamb with harissa


An Israeli and a Palestinian who work together to run restaurants set an excellent example to follow, writes Bryan Martin.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Tue Aug 12 23:45:00 EST 2014

How to make naan bread: Tips and a naan recipe from Sneh Roy

Sneh Roy: How to make naan bread.

In India, naan is actually a rare-occassion treat rather than the ubiquitous accompaniment to curries recognised in the West. Blogger Sneh Roy gives her tips on making the perfect naan bread.

Cook | Rob Moran | Tue Aug 12 14:01:40 EST 2014

Hot food: Jacket potatoes

Baked potato, prawns and lemon mayo.

Ye olde baked potatoes are simple, nourishing and now they've gone gourmet.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Salted versus unsalted butter: which is best?


And is there a hard and fast rule for sweet and savoury dishes?

Cook | Brain food | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Turkish recipes: Ezo the bride's soup, cokelek and revani


Diana Lampe reveals three classic Turkish dishes that will inspire.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Aug 12 00:00:00 EST 2014

Indian feast: Recipes from Anjum Anand

Ricotta and chard bake.

Anjum Anand is known as the Nigella Lawson of Indian cuisine in England, where she came to prominence with her BBC cooking show Indian Food Made Easy.

Cook | | Mon Aug 11 09:58:00 EST 2014

How to make Lolo & Wren's croque-monsieur

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 24:  The croque monsieur served at Lolo & Wren in Brunswick West on July 24, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Luis Ascui/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Hospitality veteran Franco Caruso, owner-chef of Brunswick West cafe Lolo & Wren, says croque-monsieur is a firm menu favourite.

Cook | | Tue Aug 05 07:56:00 EST 2014

Health food: Cauliflower rice - Q&A with LA chef and creator Benjamin Ford

Cauliflower rice

What is it? It's cauliflower turned into ''rice'', and it's the darling of the paleo, low-carb, vegan, gluten-free set.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Aug 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

Kitchen spy: TV chef and caterer Ed Halmagyi

Kitchen Spy:
TV chef Ed Halmagyi at home in his kitchen.
29th May 2014.
Photo: Steven Siewert

Best known as Fast Ed, take a look inside TV chef Ed Halmagyi's home kitchen.

Cook | Stephanie Clifford-Smith | Tue Aug 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

When should I throw out my plastic microwave containers?


Plastic containers may be convenient for reheating food in the microwave but watch out for signs of wear and tear.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Aug 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

Potato salad with duck confit

Frank Camorra's potato salad.

What do the words 'potato salad' mean to you? They make me think of a big bowl of firm white cubes slathered in mayonnaise served at a barbecue but the version I make is much tastier.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Fri Aug 01 23:45:00 EST 2014

Instant noodles put to the taste test

Instant noodles put to the test.

They're loved by students and budget cooks everywhere - but do instant noodles pass the taste test?

Cook | Callan Boys | Thu Jul 31 09:54:03 EST 2014

Spoil your soil, reap the benefits

THE KEY INGREDIENT: Organic matter is the lifeblood for living creatures in the soil.

Now is the time to feed the earth as mid-winter tightens its grip on your garden soil.

Cook | Owen Pidgeon | Wed Jul 30 00:15:00 EST 2014

Hot food: Pedro Ximenez

Sherry cake

What is it? A rich, treacly dessert sherry, traditionally produced in the Spanish region of Montilla-Moriles in Andalucia.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Jul 29 03:00:00 EST 2014

Kitchen Spy: fitness coach and former Ironman Guy Leech

Fitness coach and former Ironman Guy Leech in the kitchen of his Curl Curl home in Sydney. For Kitchen Spy
17th July 2014
Photo: Janie Barrett

Take a look inside the pantry and kitchen of fitness coach and Ironman Guy Leech.

Cook | Peter Barrett | Tue Jul 29 03:00:00 EST 2014

What is creme fraiche?

Cultured: French toast with berry compote and creme fraiche.

How is this thick and spreadable cream different from sour cream?

Cook | Brain food | Tue Jul 29 03:00:00 EST 2014

Truffle hunting at Terra Preta in Braidwood


Emiko Davies hunts the rare delicacy in Braidwood and makes a simple pasta dish and semifreddo with the spoils.

Cook | Emiko Davies | Tue Jul 29 00:00:00 EST 2014

Brasserie Bread's wholemeal loaf recipe

Home baked Wholemeal loaf from Brasserie Bread. To be used for upcoming Epicure/Good Food cover story by Nola James.

This wholemeal loaf is easy for home bakers and full of goodness.

Cook | Sofia Levin | Mon Jul 28 13:18:46 EST 2014

How to make Yorkshire puddings

Yorkshire puddings.

Get the roast ready! Here's how to make golden, puffy and crisp Yorkshire puddings with a soft, chewy centre.

Cook | Make it easy | Wed Jul 23 18:04:09 EST 2014

How to make almond milk

Almond milk recipe.

Remember when the only choice in milk at a cafe was skinny or full-cream dairy? These days soy milk provides a widespread alternative, but all of a sudden almond milk is on the menu - providing a...

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Jul 22 07:23:30 EST 2014