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Kefir: the champagne of milks


Known to its fans as a hangover cure, ancient miracle food and weight-loss wonder, kefir is a fermented milk drink.

Cook | Katie Falkiner | Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Ten foods for a protein boost at breakfast

Protein breakfast ideas.

From eggs to steak to salmon, here are 10 ways to up your protein intake at the start of the day.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon Mar 09 13:22:37 EST 2015

Autumn recipes for weeknights

With these recipes, you'll welcome the chance to move on from the barbecue and embrace a new season of eating.

Cook | | Fri Mar 06 23:45:00 EST 2015

Matt Wilkinson and his simply dressed salads come to Canberra

Matt Wilkinson tells us about the perfect salad, his nan's tendency to overcook everything, and shopping trolleys in Yorkshire.

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Fri Mar 06 17:09:37 EST 2015

Recipes from Healthy Body, by Sally Matterson

Savoury super-food bowl with poached egg

Cook | Sally Matterson | Thu Mar 05 23:45:00 EST 2015

Recipes from Taking You Home, by Helena and Vikki Moursellas

Identical twins and 2014 My Kitchen Rules finalists Helena and Vikki Moursellas take you home to the simple Greek food they love to eat with friends and family.

Cook | | Thu Mar 05 10:20:11 EST 2015

Mulye family's Opa's Brandywine tomatoes a source of inspiration

Seema Mulye's comments that the Brandywine is generous and forgiving of mistakes have motivated a number of people to seek out the variety next summer.

Seema Mulye's photos of her Opa's Brandywine variety harvest have gone viral on social media.

Cook | Susan Parsons | Thu Mar 05 09:43:29 EST 2015

How to make sushi: tips and recipes from Sake's Shaun Presland

Shaun Presland's sushi for beginners.

Making sushi at home is a cinch with Australia's favourite sushi chef, Shaun Presland, as your teacher.

Cook | Ruby Lohman | Wed Mar 04 12:49:11 EST 2015

Sydney rock oysters with champagne vinaigrette and salmon roe


There's a lot to like about life as a winemaker, so best to enjoy it while it lasts.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Mar 03 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin and David Reist's new cookbook Tongue and Cheek hits Canberra

Bryan Martin's columns have been turned into a book available in Canberra.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Mar 03 23:30:00 EST 2015

Hot food: S'mores

Balance the sweet marshmallow with a good dark chocolate.

After one bite, anybody remotely human immediately wants s'more.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2015

What's the best way to keep herbs?

Pesto is a great way of capturing the essence of late summer basil.

Pesto is not only a lovely sauce but also a great way of capturing the essence of late summer basil.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2015

Recipes from My Kitchen Rules' Vikki and Helena Moursellas' cookbook

Helene and Vikki's galataboreko (custard pie).

Twins Vikki and Helena Moursellas share Greek recipes for fritters, pork meatballs and a delicious custard pie from their new cookbook Taking You Home.

Cook | | Mon Mar 02 15:02:37 EST 2015

Recipes from Michelle Bridges' Powerful Living

Stir-fried beef with ginger

With more 70 percent of Australians suffering weight issues, the time is right for Powerful Living. Not just another recipe and exercise book, Powerful Living provides practical tools to empower what...

Cook | | Sat Feb 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

Kitchen garden: Susan Parsons finds chokos can be grown in Canberra


With a little care, chokos can thrive in Canberra. And cooked with a little chilli, they taste great.

Cook | Susan Parsons | Wed Feb 25 15:44:09 EST 2015

Expert bakers share their secrets


Bakers from around the world share their baking tips and tricks.

Cook | Peter Barrett | Tue Feb 24 08:24:05 EST 2015

How to make sweet potato fries

Fry time: For a healthier version, leave the skin on, and bake instead of fry.

Sweet potato is fat-free, packed with fibre and vitamins and has a lower glycaemic index than normal potatoes.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

How long should I marinate a piece of meat?

Tender: Chicken in lemon marinade.

We answer your vexing culinary dilemmas.

Cook | Richard Conrish | Tue Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Recipes by Tracey Meharg: sticky-hot doughnuts to make at home

Croissant-doughnut bites with dulce de leche.

Espresso cream-filled doughnuts and croissant-doughnut bites with dulce de leche

Cook | | Fri Feb 20 23:45:00 EST 2015

Recipes from New feast by Greg and Lucy Malouf

New Feast is the result of Greg and Lucy Malouf's delicious new food adventure: a collection of more than 130 Middle Eastern-inspired vegetarian recipes that celebrate the freshness, flavour and...

Cook | | Thu Feb 19 15:00:00 EST 2015