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So what are activated almonds anyway?

Is soaking almonds in water to "activate" them really good for you?

Cook | Brain food | Tue Dec 02 00:00:00 EST 2014

Dear Santa: the Good Food team's Christmas wish list

Malcolm Greenwood Bowl `cement' glaze.

The Good Food team has been so very good this year. So here, Santa baby, is our list of demands. Pretty please.

Cook | | Tue Dec 02 00:00:00 EST 2014

Inside X-Factor winner Dami Im's kitchen

Dami Im

Kimchi and cupcakes: Dami Im shows us around her kitchen.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue Dec 02 00:00:00 EST 2014

Karen Martini's cherry, macadamia, Turkish delight and amaranth white Christmas

Karen Martini revises white Christmas, a staple on her Christmas table growing up.

Cook | Karen Martini | Mon Dec 01 23:30:00 EST 2014

How to make a Christmas gingerbread house

Phillippa Grogan demonstrates how to make a gingerbread house.

Darren Purchese creates the ultimate postmodern edible dwelling, complete with solar panels, while Phillippa Grogan shows how to make a childhood fantasy where Hansel and Gretel could live happily...

Cook | Darren Purchese and Phillippa Grogan | Mon Dec 01 09:52:24 EST 2014

Stephane Reynaud's Gourmet Hot Dogs


Cook | Stephane Reynaud | Fri Nov 28 23:45:00 EST 2014

Middle Eastern vegetarian recipes by Greg and Lucy Malouf

Turkish eggs with spinach, chilli and yoghurt cream.

Recipes from New Feast, Modern Middle Eastern Vegetarian, by Greg and Lucy Malouf.

Cook | Greg and Lucy Malouf | Tue Nov 25 23:00:00 EST 2014

Debbie Skelton's nicoise summer tart with monkey bread


Debbie Skelton shares two very cool recipes for early summer dining.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Tue Nov 25 23:00:00 EST 2014

Emiko Davies: Christmas raspberry swirl pavlova recipe


Raspberries and the scent of roses make this Christmas dessert even more appealing.

Cook,Christmas Feasts | Emiko Davies | Tue Nov 25 15:19:28 EST 2014

Debbie Skelton's Christmas seafood feast recipes

Festive fare: Impress your relatives with this Christmas seafood feast.

A seafood feast makes the ideal Christmas main course – all it requires is a little forward planning.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Tue Nov 25 14:48:14 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's retro Christmas salmon mousse


Salmon mousse is the ultimate in retro cuisine, especially when it's served in a fish mould.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Nov 25 13:03:28 EST 2014

Kitchen Spy: Carolyn Creswell

Carolyn Creswell:The entrepreneur loves baby gherkins.

Passionate cook Carolyn Cresswell reveals she isn't as conscious of expense as she used to be.

Cook | Peter Barrett | Tue Nov 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Hot food: Asian tacos

Asian tacos

These tacos combine flavours from Mexico, Korea and Japan - a cuisine mash-up in a hot, crunchy shell.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Nov 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

How do you stop meatballs from falling apart?

Italian meatballs by Karen Martini.

A little extra effort goes a long way when it comes to making the perfect meatball.

Cook | Brain food | Mon Nov 24 23:30:00 EST 2014

How to make a Christmas cake

Christmas cake by Odette Martini.

With a mix of Irish and Italian heritage, baker Odette Martini has the best of both worlds at Christmas.

Cook | Make it easy | Tue Nov 18 14:41:28 EST 2014

How to eat for your Ayurvedic body type

Smoked salmon kedgeree

It seems body types aren't just about apples and pears. Jody Vassallo shares her tips for eating for your Ayurvedic body types.

Cook | Danielle Colley | Tue Nov 18 13:54:08 EST 2014

From gas to charcoal: Barbecue methods put to the test

Barbecue road test.

We hunt down the best of the barbecues for the ultimate grill thrills.

Celebration,Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Nov 18 00:00:00 EST 2014

Pete Evans' paleo hot dog with a sweet potato 'bun'

Paleo dog

Fancy a hot dog minus the carbs? Pete Evans has a great, barbecue-friendly version.

Cook | Pete Evans | Tue Nov 18 00:00:00 EST 2014

Ten tips for better barbecuing


Barbecues should be fun but there is some good advice to bear in mind when you're ready to don the apron and pick up the tongs.

Celebration,Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Nov 18 00:00:00 EST 2014

Bryan Martin's recipe for the perfect cherry pie

Pip pip: Cherry pies should have a cracking shortcrust pastry and perfect, freshly picked fruit.

We've got one of the biggest cherry crops in Australia this season, so turn all those plentiful cheap cherries into a gorgeous pie.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Mon Nov 17 23:45:00 EST 2014