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To soak or not to soak? How to cook dried lentils, beans and peas

Sarah Britton's roasted cauliflower with Lebanese lentils and kaniwa (or quinoa) - recipe below.

Copenhagen based blogger Sarah Britton shares some tips for cooking legumes and a beautiful vegetarian recipe and protein bar recipe from her first cookbook, My New Roots.

Cook | Sarah Britton | Wed Apr 15 14:21:57 EST 2015

Diana Lampe: Greek-style baked fish with lemon potatoes and dill salad


South coast snapper would be ideal for this Greek-style baked fish dish by Diana Lampe.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Apr 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's veal tacos with tomatillo salsa

Enchiladas, tamales, tortillas and quesadillas - what's next in our homegrown Mexican revolution?

Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Apr 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra-raised chef Matthew Evans: Carp is worth eating

From left, Matthew Evans, Ross O'Meara and Nick Haddow set off on their adventure around Tasmania.

Canberra-raised foodie Matthew Evans says the fish is delicious if you know how to cook it.

Cook | Karen Hardy | Tue Apr 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Health food: Matcha balls

Matcha balls: Nutty, earthy, minty green balls of delight.

Chefs in the West are finally catching on to the colourful and nutritional properties of a traditional Japanese tea.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 14 12:03:11 EST 2015

What happens to all that stock I put into my risotto?

Comfort food: risotto with mint and peas.

What exactly is going on in the risotto pot that gives the rice that delicious flavour?

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Apr 14 09:30:00 EST 2015

Hot food: Home-made Nutella

Addictive mix: Home-made Nutella on toast.

Italy's favourite chocolate and hazelnut spread is conquering the world. People are so nuts about Nutella, they're making their own easy and delicious versions at home.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 14 00:15:00 EST 2015

Recipes from the Get Commando Fit Cookbook

There are no excuses when it comes to optimum health. What you put into your body is what you will get back out of it.

Cook | | Sat Apr 11 23:45:00 EST 2015

Healthy spreads to slather on toast

Delicious: Mayvers dark chocolate spread.

From sweet to the sublime, these spreads are as good for you as they taste.

Cook | Justine Costigan | Fri Apr 10 23:45:00 EST 2015

Cooking with Rachel Khoo in my Little Melbourne Kitchen

Chic treat: Rachel Khoo gets in baking mode in a little Melbourne kitchen.

Here's what happened when the British cookbook author and TV star Rachel Khoo met Good Food writer Annabel Smith and they shared dinner party and baking tips.

Cook | Annabel Smith | Tue Apr 07 09:00:00 EST 2015

What is that grey ring around the yolks of boiled eggs?

Cooking eggs for a shorter time reduces the chance the yolk will have a grey ring.

Here's why a ring appears on a hard-boiled egg.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Apr 07 00:15:00 EST 2015

Health food: Beetroot

Health-conscious option: Beetroot dip and chips.

Beetroot is not only in season – it's also in fashion, rapidly finding its way onto health-conscious eaters' shopping lists as we learn more about its benefits.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 07 00:15:00 EST 2015

Dinner party recipes from Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook

Lemon lava cakes.

Prepare a three-course dinner party with these recipes from Rachel Khoo's latest cookbook.

Cook | | Mon Apr 06 13:48:53 EST 2015

Six things you didn't know about hot cross buns

An Easter treat ... hot cross buns.

Here are six bits of trivia in advance of Good Friday when the smell of warm spice fills kitchens throughout the country.

Cook | Callan Boys | Thu Apr 02 08:30:53 EST 2015

River Cottage Australia Cookbook: Paul West shares three of the best

Featuring recipes from the first three television series of River Cottage Australia, this is the cookbook which reveals all the delicious dishes that Paul West has been creating on the farm.

Cook | | Wed Apr 01 19:14:46 EST 2015

Melbourne's tastiest tomato is ...

Melbourne's favourite tomato?

Nothing brings joy to gardeners and chefs like a tomato plucked straight from the plant. But which is the best-tasting?

Cook | Jane Holroyd | Wed Apr 01 15:20:33 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's recipe for duck congee with salted duck eggs

What do you do with salted duck eggs? Hatch a plan to make a breakfast dish called congee, or duck porridge, of course.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Mar 31 22:13:00 EST 2015

How to make Turkish pizza: tips and a recipe from Efendy's Somer Sivrioglu

When eggs and cheese combine ... Somer Sivrioglu's Samsun pide.

Somer Sivrioglu shares his tips and a recipe for making authentic Turkish pide.

Cook | | Tue Mar 31 18:20:24 EST 2015

Does sourdough use yeast?

Sourdough "mother" or "starter" is initially made from a flour and water paste that is left for several days to recruit microscopic bugs naturally occurring in the air.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015

How to make hot cross buns

Hot cross bun

Why not have a go at making your own buns this Easter? Your family will love you for it.

Cook | Alice Arndell | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015