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In with a whole new Noel

Jill Dupleix's Christmas with a difference.

There's always room for a glamorous little twist to keep things interesting, and to make festive entertaining more relaxed and enjoyable.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Nov 13 11:18:46 EST 2012

Soak up the festive spirit

The Strodes' Christmas puddings.

Christmas cheer loaded with fruit, spice and booze.

Cook | Jane Strode | Tue Nov 13 11:04:59 EST 2012

The 63 degree egg

The 63 degree egg.

It's an egg cooked slowly at a very precise temperature to achieve a high-impact result

Cook | Hot food | Tue Nov 13 03:00:00 EST 2012

Kitchen spy: Gabriel Gate

Inside the kitchen of one of Australia's hardest working celebrity chefs.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue Nov 13 03:00:00 EST 2012

Easy? Fast? Road-testing those 'quick' recipe books

Jamie Oliver.

When it comes to modern cookbooks, one thing is clear: fast sells. We put four recipes from the latest batch of bestsellers to the test.

Cook | Jane Holroyd | Tue Nov 13 03:00:00 EST 2012

How to make ice-cream without a machine

Caroline Velik's cherry sorbet.

It can be extremely disappointing to read an ice-cream recipe only to find the statement "churn according to manufacturer's instructions" at the end.

Cook | Justine Costigan | Thu Nov 08 09:10:24 EST 2012

Home-made pasta

Pasta handkerchiefs with rocket .

Cooking pasta from scratch need not be an ordeal.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Thu Nov 08 09:10:25 EST 2012

Perfect pizza dough

Perfect pizza.

Famed Italian pizza-maker Gabriele Bonci shares his secrets (and a recipe) for the perfect pizza base.

Cook | Carla Grossetti | Wed Nov 07 13:32:07 EST 2012

Tiny cherry pies

Cherry pie.

Once you've made the pastry, the rest is easy as anything.

Cook | Just desserts | Wed Nov 07 03:00:00 EST 2012

Tuna tempter

Tuna confit.

Confit tuna is cooked very slowly to preserve the flavour of the fish. The method is a little time-consuming, but simple.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Wed Nov 07 03:00:00 EST 2012

Set aside the sous vide

Asparagus and pancetta.

Asparagus season calls for simple techniques.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Wed Nov 07 03:00:00 EST 2012

Popcorn shrimp

Popcorn shrimp.

These moreish nuggets of joy will be gone in a flash at any Christmas party do.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Nov 06 03:00:00 EST 2012

Puffed rice

Tuna sashimi with puffed rice.

A little snap, crackle and pop when it comes to the crunch.

Cook | Hot food | Fri Nov 02 16:11:23 EST 2012

Barbecue equipment essentials


To barbecue expertly, whether over gas or charcoal, there are few essential tools required.

Cook | Bob Hart | Tue Oct 30 17:04:17 EST 2012

Matt Wilkinson's toasted cheese sanga

Matt Wilkinson's cheese toastie.

Matt Wilkinson (of Pope Joan, the Bishop of Ostia) is a bit of a high achiever when it comes to flash sangers.

Cook | Bob Hart | Tue Oct 30 08:24:14 EST 2012

Kitchen spy: Adriano Zumbo

Adriano Zumbo in his kitchen.

Patissier extraordinaire Adriano Zumbo opens his kitchen.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue Oct 30 03:00:00 EST 2012

Strawberries and cream

Strawberry shortcake.

Follow up the exotic intensity of shiitakes, prawns and polenta with a sweet splash of strawberries and shortbread.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Oct 27 04:00:01 EST 2012

Skewers with spice

Lamb Pincho.

Tender lamb, vibrant spices and glowing coals equal perfect pinchos.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Oct 27 00:00:00 EST 2012

A perfect spring family meal

Roast chicken.

A good-quality chicken, well seasoned, cooked and rested is such a homely pleasure.

Cook | Karen Martini | Fri Oct 26 17:11:01 EST 2012

A spring roast

Blueberry and lemon cake.

Serve this blueberry and lemon cake with honey yoghurt, or a dollop of double cream.

Cook | Neil Perry | Wed Oct 24 17:32:31 EST 2012