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Bryan Martin's olive and chicken salad recipe

Olive chicken salad.

Having an Italian friend who has cracking olive oil pays dividends in the kitchen.

Cook,Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue May 05 23:45:00 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon's tips on growing rosemary and herbs in Canberra

With a little care, growing herbs in Canberra is not difficult and can result in a year-round supply of cooking ingredients.

Cook,Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue May 05 23:45:00 EST 2015

Judy and Bill Chaffey preserve the good life at Evatt


This Evatt kitchen garden is full of red, white and green garlic.

Good Food,Food News,Cook | Susan Parsons | Tue May 05 23:45:00 EST 2015

How do I blind bake a pie crust so the top edge does not overcook?

Follow these tips for a pie crust that's perfectly crisp and golden.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue May 05 09:30:00 EST 2015

How to make a chocolate roulade

Cocoa meringue roulade.

Roll up, roll up, anyone who has even been too scared to attempt a roulade. Nat Paull of Melbourne's Beatrix shares her recipe and tips.

Cook | Annabel Smith | Sun May 03 10:57:55 EST 2015

Recipes from Gennaro: Slow Cook Italian, by Gennaro Contaldo

Unfussy, effortless and often inexpensive, these gutsy and sumptuous dishes are mostly quick to prepare.

Cook | | Sat May 02 23:45:00 EST 2015

Lola Berry's health hacks: Coffee alternatives

Add lemon juice to water to start the day.

If you want the comfort of a hot drink minus - or with less - caffeine, here are five alternatives.

Cook | Lola Berry | Fri May 01 12:13:29 EST 2015

Recipes: Smoky tomato lasagne and crackly apple tart by Debbie Skelton


Smoked Tomato Lasagne and Crispy Apple Tart

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Fri May 01 12:10:43 EST 2015

A cold weather feast from the Monday Morning Cooking Club

Beef Bourguignon

Bite-sized honey cakes, beef Bourguignon and spinach and feta coils are tempting winter treats to warm body and soul.

Cook | | Fri May 01 02:17:44 EST 2015

Recipe: Classic French Daube a la Provencale from Bryan Martin

Bryan Martin's delicious French dish Daube a la Provencale.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Apr 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

How to make heart-warming gnocchi

Gnocchi alla sorrentina.

Emiko Davies shares recipes for two classic Italian dishes: Gnocchi alla romana and gnocchi alla sorrentina.

Cook | Emiko Davies | Tue Apr 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

Health food: Whey

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 27:  Hot Food with Jill Dupleix. Cumquat Jam on April 27, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Dominic Lorrimer/Fairfax Media)

Whey is versatile, nutrient rich, packed with probiotics and great for your skin.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 28 13:10:42 EST 2015

What is the best way to thaw frozen fish?

On ice: whole Atlantic salmon.

Freezing fish doesn't kill bacteria, so be careful when it comes time to defrost.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Apr 28 09:15:00 EST 2015

Hot food: Beef tendon

One of the cheapest parts of a cow you can buy, transformed into golden clouds of awesomeness.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 28 00:15:00 EST 2015

Recipes from Let's Eat, by Margaret Pomeranz and Philippa Whitfield Pomeranz

Come and sit at the table of Margaret Pomeranz to share stories of movie stars and directors, family adventures and simple, delicious food.

Cook | | Sat Apr 25 23:45:00 EST 2015

Anzac Day centenary: Perfect recipes to commemorate the day


Diana Lampe shares a selection of deeply-considered and thrice-tested Aussie recipes to mark the Anzac Day centenary.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Apr 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Debbie Skelton's Turkish sumac roast chicken with flatbread

Sumac roast chicken with flatbread.

Debbie Skelton shares her sumac roast chicken with flatbread recipe.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Tue Apr 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra chef Serif Kaya from Ottoman talks Turkish food

Serif Kaya in Ottoman

Ottoman's chef Serif Kaya says there's more to Turkish food than kebabs and pide.

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Ted Kizor's easy one-pot feast for a Canberra winter

Brown butter sage polenta.

What Ted Kizor served at Clonakilla one lunch time is one of the best one-pot dishes you'll have.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Apr 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Recipe: Japanese potato salad and curry rice

Japanese cuisine puts its own spin on favourite dishes from other cultures.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue Apr 21 23:30:00 EST 2015