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Hot food: goat

Goat ragu

What is it? It's goat. You know - Nanny, Billy and the kids. In Australia, young milk-fed goat is marketed as capretto, and more mature (weaned) goat as chevon.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Why is some balsamic vinegar so expensive?


Traditional balsamic vinegar, Aceto Balsamico de Modena, is made from grape juice that is boiled to make a thick dark must.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Neil Perry's meatball tagine


Bite-size meatballs with eggs pack a punch, while a zesty salad adds a fresh touch.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 31 03:00:01 EST 2014

Canele recipe that breaks the mould


Debbie Skelton introduces us to a pretty French baked treat.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Tue May 27 16:33:48 EST 2014

Deep fried mac and cheese: A hipster hit

Deep-fried mac and cheese.

Bryan Martin examines the hipster diet and creates an artisanal, ironic recipe.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Tue May 27 15:29:10 EST 2014

Frank Camorra's pumpkin swiss roll and savoury pumpkin tart

Pumpkin swiss roll.

The sweetness of this versatile vegetable works well in cakes and tarts.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Tue May 27 13:01:12 EST 2014

Pete Evans' 15-minute fish

Spiced kingfish with avocado tabbouleh.

You can get this refreshing dish on the table within 15 minutes of assembling the ingredients.

Cook | Pete Evans | Tue May 27 03:00:00 EST 2014

What is a broiler?

Chicken at Sepia

If you were in the United States you would be referring to a grill.

Cook | Brain food | Tue May 27 03:00:00 EST 2014

Kids in the kitchen

Ella Mooney in the Stephanie Alexander garden at her school.

Contrary to popular opinion, plenty of children are getting hands-on with preparing and cooking food.

Cook | Dani Valent | Tue May 27 03:00:00 EST 2014

Prawn toasts: a new spin on the yum cha classic

Prawn toasts with a twist.

They're prawn toasts as you've never seen them before. Here's how to make them.

Cook | Hot food | Tue May 27 03:00:00 EST 2014

Frank Camorra's crepes with vanilla chestnuts and orange cream

Chestnuts in syrup.

As the weather cools, transform chestnuts into a sweet surprise.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat May 24 03:00:00 EST 2014

A versatile ragu

Versatile pork and pea ragu.

Marinating requires a little forward planning, but you'll be richly rewarded for the extra effort.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 24 03:00:01 EST 2014

How to make the perfect finger sandwich

The Hotel Windsor's traditional ribbon sandwiches.

Dainty finger sandwiches are a fixture of afternoon tea. The Hotel Windsor's Joel Alderson shares a recipe, and his tips for making perfectly uniform, fluffy and light ribbon sandwiches.

Cook | Make it easy | Thu May 22 07:09:40 EST 2014

Polenta's pure and simple appeal

Polenta and mushroom crostini.

Polenta is a staple of north Italian cooking and it's also good for gluten-free recipes. Emiko Davies shares three beautiful dishes.

Cook | Emiko Davies | Wed May 21 15:08:13 EST 2014

Hawkesbury producers coming up with the goods

Willowbrae Chevre cheese is made from Toggenburg-Anglo Nubian-cross goats? milk.

The Hawkesbury region has long been the agricultural mainstay of Sydney, but over the past couple of decades, encroaching urban development and cheap food imports have put increasing pressure on its...

Cook | Sally Feldman | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014

Kitchen spy: Marta Dusseldorp

Marta Dusseldorp

We take a sneaky peek inside the Paddington actor's kitchen cupboards.

Cook | Stephanie Clifford-Smith | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014

Hot food: Hot oysters


Toss them on the grill or poach them in white wine. Oysters are in their prime.

Cook | Hot food | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014

Dan Lepard's magic puddings

Gingerbread pudding with red wine pears.

While straightforward, there are tweaks that make your saucy puddings better.

Cook | Dan Lepard | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014

Barber family's culture in cheddar

Giles Barber

No more than a pinprick of bacteria is needed to make 16,000 kilograms of cheese. However, the mother culture at the centre of the world's oldest cheddar cheese recipe is so precious its custodians...

Cook | Inga Ting | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014

Why do Jerusalem artichokes give you gas?

Jerusalem artichoke

Experts say there is a soluble fibre in Jerusalem artichokes that makes its way to the lower intestine where bacteria break it down.

Cook | Brain food | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014