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Three mango recipes for summer: from barbecues to ice cream

Barbecued mango cheeks with pomegranates.

Cook | | Fri Jan 30 23:45:00 EST 2015

Four ways to make a vegie burger

The black bean burger.

From black beans to lentils, Sue Quinn shares recipes for burger patties from her new cookbook Easy Vegan.

Cook | | Fri Jan 30 12:31:22 EST 2015

Top tips: fruit hacks for summer

This isn't the only way to get the flesh from a mango.

Here are six summer fruit hacks that may just change your life - or at least your fruit salad.

Cook | Ruby Lohman | Thu Jan 29 10:30:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's wild blackberry puddings and a side of bugs


What do you do with a "weed of national significance" before bulldozing them? Eat their fruit, writes Bryan Martin, who whips up a wild blackberry dessert, and a plate of "beer bugs'' on the side.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Tue Jan 27 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's pulled pork and coleslaw recipe


This slow cooked pulled pork with chipotle rub is perfect with crisp, creamy coleslaw in a soft white roll with dill pickles.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Tue Jan 27 17:55:13 EST 2015

Health food: Savoury granola

Savoury granola

This savoury cousin of breakfast granola adds crunch and fibre to everything in sight, from superfood salads to soups, hummus, eggs and grilled flatbreads.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2015

Lunchbox advice from the front line

School children share their tips for packing a great lunch.

Cook | Dani Valent | Mon Jan 26 15:05:54 EST 2015

Recipes from Clean Living Fast Food, by Luke Hines and Scott Goodling

One of the biggest challenges of embarking on a new diet is coping with the cravings for all that fast food you've had to give up.

Cook | | Sat Jan 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Easy summer pasta dishes

Angel hair pasta with prawn, pea and lemon sauce.

Cook | | Fri Jan 23 23:45:00 EST 2015

Eat Drink Paleo: Irena Macri's road to success

Paleo author Irena Macri came from Ukraine to Canberra as a teen.

Irena Macri came to Canberra from Ukraine with her mum and started her paleo blog in 2012. Now she's got a book deal.

Cook | Jil Hogan | Thu Jan 22 11:16:13 EST 2015

Hot food: gnocco fritto

When a little square of dough hits the hot oil and proudly puffs up into a crisp, golden pillow - it's magic.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 19 23:45:16 EST 2015

Lee Holmes says to eat clean, green and vegetarian

Karen Hardy gets the low-down on health from a nutritionist who believes it all starts with the gut.

Cook | Karen Hardy | Sat Jan 17 23:45:00 EST 2015

Supercharged foods: Eat clean, green and vegetarian recipes

You don't need to love yoga, kale or horsetail braids to enjoy vegetarian. This book is a complete guide to creating delicious, healthy and curative meals.

Cook | | Sat Jan 17 23:45:00 EST 2015

Barbecue recipes for mid-summer

Fire up the BBQ and get stuck into these great recipes.

Cook | | Fri Jan 16 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's fried chicken with homemade ranch dressing


Inspired by a visit to the United States, Bryan Martin sets about making fried chicken with ranch dressing.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Thu Jan 15 17:08:22 EST 2015

Royal Canberra Show 2015: Anzacs, lamingtons and damper for Gallipoli tribute

Happy accident: Lamingtons were in fact created by a French chef, or so the legend goes.

The Royal Canberra Show commemorates the diggers of Gallipoli with a special competition for Anzacs, lamingtons and damper. We got the show's baking experts to give us their best tips.

Food News,Cook | Isobelle Waller | Tue Jan 13 23:45:00 EST 2015

Why does my clafoutis always turn out so rubbery?

Fruit clafoutis

The cooking time, temperature and amount of egg used all must be right to produce a perfect clafoutis.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Jan 13 11:18:28 EST 2015

Health food: Frozen yoghurt

Simply refreshing and refreshingly simple, fro yo is here to stay.

Cook | Hot food | Mon Jan 12 23:30:00 EST 2015

How to serve cheese

Brain food

What is the best thing to serve with cheese. Dried fruit? Crackers?

Cook | Brain food | Mon Jan 12 23:30:00 EST 2015

Inside Darren Purchese's kitchen

Pastry chef Darren Purchese in his home kitchen.

You'll find brown sauce and Worcestershire sauce in British pastry chef Darren Purchese's pantry. But he's learning to love Asian flavours.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Mon Jan 12 23:18:53 EST 2015