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Guacamole and salsa with a Tex-Mex twist

One cannot make enough guacamole. Ever.

There's a guacamole for every occasion with these recipes from Jonas Cramby's new cookbook.

Cook | | Sat Dec 20 23:45:00 EST 2014

Keep fresh: how to store vegetables


Ever opened the fridge to discover wrinkled carrots, limp celery and unrecognisable slime in a bag? Fresh fruit and vegetables are not cheap and wastage is not easy on the household budget.

Cook | Danielle Colley | Thu Dec 18 16:13:11 EST 2014

Swap it: simple changes to clean up your diet

Peter Evans' vegetable-replacement, gluten-free spaghetti with meatballs.

A full-blown diet can be a miserable affair, but there are simple dietary changes that can make a difference to your health, weight and energy levels.

Cook | Danielle Colley | Thu Dec 18 15:09:53 EST 2014

Kitchen Spy: Silvia Colloca

In her element: Silvia Colloca enjoys her expansive workbench with a view.

Actress, opera singer, author and cook Silvia Colloca grew up with great food. She shares some of her kitchen secrets.

Cook | Stephanie Clifford-Smith | Tue Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2014

How to make a Downton Abbey Christmas

I want to make an Edwardian Christmas dinner. What should I serve and where should I get recipes?

Cook | Brain food | Tue Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2014

How to cheat for Christmas treats 2014

Box of mangoes

Don’t stress over your festive fare – help is sometimes just a phone call and delivery van away.

Cook | Carli Ratcliff | Tue Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2014

Pimp your prawn: Five quick recipes for prawns

The taste of summer ... Prawns are very versatile.

Five ways to cook (and eat) prawns this summer.

Celebration,Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2014

Secrets of a lazy baker

Hazelnut biscuits.

Lyndey Milan shares 10 great baking tips. Whipping up a cake or biscuits need never instil fear again.

Cook | Lyndey Milan | Tue Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2014

Guillaume Brahimi's Christmas tree Mars Bar ice-cream

The Brahimi amily favourite: Christmas tree ice-cream.

What does a chef serve his family each Christmas? A delicious hot-weather dessert featuring Mars Bar.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Guillaume Brahimi | Mon Dec 15 09:34:23 EST 2014

How to choose the best Christmas ham

Christmas ham.

Natasha Rudra asks butcher Marco Balzanelli for his tips on selecting the best ham for the festive holidays.

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Sun Dec 14 16:09:20 EST 2014

Christmas barbecue recipes from Ross Dobson

Master of the barbecue tongs, Ross Dobson's collection of recipes will see you through a long hot summer, from Christmas Day onwards.

Cook | | Sat Dec 13 23:45:00 EST 2014

How to make the perfect Christmas turkey

Turkey is a winner for Christmas.

Not sure how to tackle a turkey this Christmas? We asked four experts for their tips for roasting the perfect bird this season.

Cook | Justine Costigan | Thu Dec 11 11:33:24 EST 2014

Bryan Martin's duck egg nets with roast duck salad recipe

Food that looks real: Make your own Chinese-style roast duck.

Make a summer dinner with these egg nets filled with roast duck salad.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Wed Dec 10 18:42:05 EST 2014

What we ate in 2014: Most popular recipes

Karen Martini's butter chicken was the fourth most-viewed recipe in 2014.

It's been the year of chicken, lamb necks, Yotam Ottolenghi-inspired fare and the ever-contentious paleo diet. Here's a round-up of what we've been cooking over the past 12 months.

Cook | Jane Holroyd | Wed Dec 10 14:32:49 EST 2014

Diana Lampe's French summer recipes for Christmas

Bright: Green olive and artichoke tapenade.

For some real flair, here are Diana Lampe's French summer recipes for the Christmas break.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Dec 09 23:45:00 EST 2014

When I make a pie, how do I stop the pastry being soggy?

Puff pastry pie

When using puff pastry to bake pies, follow a few simple rules and you won't go wrong.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Dec 09 00:00:00 EST 2014

The year I nailed Christmas: chefs and cooks recall the year when everything went right

Guillaume Brahimi's ice-cream Christmas tree.

Professionals and home cooks share tips and tales of that proud moment when everything gelled.

Good Food,Cook | Peter Barrett | Tue Dec 09 00:00:00 EST 2014

Inside Rachael Finch's kitchen

Rachael Finch

If evidence were needed for the benefits of clean living, regular exercise and a win in the genetic lottery, former Miss Universe Rachael Finch is it.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue Dec 09 00:00:00 EST 2014

Edible gifts to make for Christmas

Iced gingerbread biscuits.

Get ready for Christmas by baking some tasty fare.

Cook | | Fri Dec 05 23:45:00 EST 2014

How to barbecue salmon with Ross Dobson

Ross Dobson's newspaper wrapped salmon.

Impress at your next barbecue with perfectly cooked fish with these tips from 'Grill King' Ross Dobson.

Cook | Jane Holroyd | Wed Dec 03 13:03:35 EST 2014