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Inside Natalie Barr's kitchen

Natalie Anne Barr journalist, news and television presenter, currently news presenter on the Seven Network's <i>Sunrise</i> and presenter of <i>Seven Early News</i>.

A keen baker who makes her cakes from scratch, Sunrise news presenter Natalie Barr prefers the traditional to the trend-driven and can do almost anything with mince.

Cook | Stephanie Clifford-Smith | Tue Aug 25 10:20:00 EST 2015

What to make when you 'bring a plate'

The idea is that if every person attending brings a small plate of food there will be enough to feed the entire group.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Aug 25 09:15:00 EST 2015

Why dessert can be good for you

Lee Holmes' chocolatey mousse.

Sweet treats need not strain your system – in fact they can benefit gut bacteria.

Cook | Lee Holmes | Tue Aug 25 00:00:00 EST 2015

Meet Barbara Wheeler: Canberra's ultimate kitchen gardener

Barbara Wheeler's kitchen garden produce.

Barbara Wheeler is a true champion of Canberra's kitchen garden movement, and she even lets people tour her Watson garden to glean ideas.

Food News,Cook | Susan Parsons | Tue Aug 18 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra's freakshakes? Forget them, try this super-caramelised pudding and sauce


Freakshakes move aside, Bryan Martin has created a super-caramelised pudding and sauce.

Cook,Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue Aug 18 23:45:00 EST 2015

Huxtaburger's mac 'n' cheese with smoked mozzarella

Mac 'n' cheese goes deluxe in the new Huxtaburger cookbook.

Macaroni cheese is such a crowd pleaser. Here's a nice one to serve alongside some tasty burgers, from the new Huxtaburger cookbook.

Cook | Daniel Wilson | Tue Aug 18 16:40:09 EST 2015

Make the perfect cheeseburger with The Huxtaburger Book

A cheeseburger deluxe with extra tomato ketchup and mustard on the side.

Love Huxtaburger? Here's how to make their cheeseburger deluxe at home.

Cook | Daniel Wilson | Tue Aug 18 15:43:00 EST 2015

Kitchen Spy: Justine Schofield, TV chef and caterer

At home Justine Schofield draws inspiration from France and from the chefs who guest on her cooking show - but she'll go out of her way for a really good hamburger.

Cook | Stephanie Clifford-Smith | Tue Aug 18 09:15:00 EST 2015

Pod Food chef Matt Breis serves home-grown produce for patrons in Pialligo

Roast portobello mushroom, kale goat's cheese mousse and mushroom cream.

Susan Parsons meets Matt Breis, head chef at Pod Food, who embraces the kitchen garden ethos for patrons.

Food News,Cook | Susan Parsons | Tue Aug 11 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin: How to use fresh fenugreek to make a vegetarian tamarind curry

Finding fresh methi (aka fenugreek) at Belconnen markets got Bryan Martin's old vegetarian juices flowing for this curry.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Aug 11 23:45:00 EST 2015

Inside Sarah Wilson's kitchen

Television presenter and sugar-free advocate Sarah Wilson in her Potts Point home.

Sarah Wilson, bestselling author and anti-sugar advocate, is a passionate home cook who likes to make the most of what she finds in her fridge.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue Aug 11 09:15:00 EST 2015

Why we love Nutella so much

Nutella 'cronut' from The Factoria in Wetherill Park.

The world's obsession with hazelnut spread is out of control.

Cook | Callan Boys | Fri Aug 07 11:49:24 EST 2015

Food marriages that promise less sickness, more health

Tomatoes drizzled in olive oil benefit every organ in the body.

Tomatoes and olive oil do a whole lot more together than just taste good.

Cook | Ellie Krieger | Thu Aug 06 10:59:42 EST 2015

How to make a matcha latte

How to make a matcha latte.

Famed for its sweet taste and rich source of antioxidants, Japanese matcha tea is becoming popular amongst health-conscious caffeine fiends.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Aug 05 13:24:54 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's beef tagliata with waygu sirloin and the best olive oil

Rocket and wagyu for beef tagliata.

A family trip to Leura led to the discovery of a venue which served beef tagliata. Bryan Martin was so moved he created one using waygu sirloin and finest olive oil.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Aug 04 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra kitchen gardener Rosie Stevens shares her panforte recipe

Panforte is a traditional Italian dessert containing fruits and nuts.

Susan Parsons meets Rosie Stevens, who says she was fortunate to be born into a family with great passion for gardening.

Cook | Susan Parsons | Tue Aug 04 23:45:00 EST 2015

How do I make pancakes with coconut milk?

For soft pancakes, use coconut milk sparingly.

By making a pancake batter with so much fat you're not letting the gluten form.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Mon Aug 03 10:00:00 EST 2015

Recipes from Meatballs: The ultimate guide, by Matteo Bruno

Meatballs make the perfect dish for a Monday night supper, a Saturday night dinner party or a Sunday feast.

Cook | | Sat Aug 01 23:45:00 EST 2015

Can I re-freeze chicken stock?

Can I defrost chicken stock, use some to make soup and refreeze the rest?

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Jul 28 00:15:00 EST 2015

Why bitter can be better in cooking


Food writer Jennifer McLagan's fourth book, 'Bitter' embraces an under-appreciated flavour.

Cook | Stephanie Wood | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015