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Massimo Bottura's recipes for ragu and spaghetti cetarese

Massimo Bottura - spaghetti cetarese.

What is the secret to a perfect Italian ragu or pasta? This is the man to ask.

Cook,Good Food Month | Massimo Bottura | Tue Oct 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Health Food: Spicy roasted chickpeas

Whether pan-fried, deep-fried or oven-roasted, spicy chickpeas are the new snack of choice.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Oct 21 00:00:00 EST 2014

Best salsa verde and spring vegetables recipe

Chopped parsley and garlic makes a simple green sauce.

All you need to make a green sauce is a chopping board and sharp knife and access to a good range of new season shoots, writes Bryan Martin.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Mon Oct 20 23:45:00 EST 2014

Debbie Skelton: Smoked lamb with broad bean and pumpkin salad


In making the most of the sweet spring produce available now and the smoking for flavour, I create a light, spring lunch, evocative of the Mediterranean.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Mon Oct 20 23:45:00 EST 2014

Why do we have to cream butter and sugar for cakes?

Marble cake

Creaming butter and sugar is a first step in many baking recipes, but is it really necessary?

Cook | Brain food | Mon Oct 20 23:30:00 EST 2014

Health food: Hawaiian 'poke'

Hawaiian poke.

A traditional Japanese-influenced Hawaiian raw fish combo is proving a hit with diners.

Cook | Hot food | Mon Oct 13 23:45:00 EST 2014

Veg up the classics: recipes from Suzy Spoon's Vegetarian Kitchen

Vego salad.

Suzy Spoon puts a vegan spin on the classic dishes spaghetti bolognese, nasi goreng and fish 'n' chips.

Cook | | Mon Oct 13 08:33:24 EST 2014

Fresh now: pomegranate


What's in and in season at the farmers' markets.

Cook | Robin Powell | Mon Oct 13 00:00:00 EST 2014

Kylie Kwong's wallaby with black bean and chilli

Kylie Kwong at the Billy Kwong Stall, Eveleigh Farmers Market, Sydney

Kylie Kwong combines wallaby meat with Chinese flavours to create a dish reflecting her own childhood.

Cook | Matt Holden | Fri Oct 10 23:45:00 EST 2014

How to pick the best oysters for spring

Hot stuff: Angasi oysters.

After a weekend dawn raid in the regional markets Bryan Martin comes home with a mixture of oysters to crack open and try in a variety of ways.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Wed Oct 08 11:12:52 EST 2014

BrodDogs at Westfield Belconnen is top dog

BrodDogs' owners Sascha Brodbeck and Joelle Bou-Jaoude.

Bryan Martin visits Canberra's iconic little red caravan to sample its cool fast fare.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Tue Oct 07 23:45:00 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's salade nicoise recipe

Salade nicoise

Diana Lampe shares a sensational spring salad recipe.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Oct 07 23:45:00 EST 2014

Hot food: Skirt steak

Skirt steak.

Chefs are embracing this top-value, flavour-packed ''forgotten'' cut.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Oct 07 03:00:00 EST 2014

Can you freeze green curry?

When you freeze the curry, water forms ice, which separates the coconut oil out of the emulsion.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Oct 07 00:00:00 EST 2014

How to make pulled pork: recipes for the barbecue and stovetop

Meatmother/pulled pork.

Whether on the stove top or in a barbecue, cooking up a big batch of tender, juicy pulled pork is a surefire way to please a crowd.

Cook | Jane Ormond | Thu Oct 02 15:00:00 EST 2014

Chicken with caper and herb salsa

Chicken with caper and herb salsa.

Spice-rubbed chicken with fresh salsa - just add crusty bread.

Cook | | Wed Oct 01 00:01:35 EST 2014

Sichuan chicken with pickled ginger and cucumber

Sichuan chicken with pickled ginger and cucumber.

Pepper-crusted chicken breasts with cooling, crunchy pickled vegetables.

Cook | | Wed Oct 01 00:01:35 EST 2014

Why my Thermomix makes the best sorbet

Blood orange sorbet

A new model of Thermomix is out and Bryan Martin is in a bit of spin over its cult status.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Tue Sep 30 23:45:00 EST 2014

Chicken recipes from The Kitchen Therapist

Chicken laksa.

Recipes for Southern fried chicken and chicken laksa from cookbook The Kitchen Therapist: For the love of Chicken author Jo Richardson.

Cook | | Tue Sep 30 17:07:32 EST 2014

How to slice a boiled egg


Follow these tips to avoid crushing the eggs and smearing yolk across the white.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Sep 30 00:00:00 EST 2014