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Supercharge your diet with these healthy recipes and salad 101

Lee Holmes' kale slaw is a great example of how to bring a salad together.

Four recipes and tips on nailing salad from Lee Holmes' new book Eat Clean Green & Vegetarian.

Cook | Lee Holmes | Wed Dec 31 12:32:57 EST 2014

Pink Fizz and prawns make a colourful New Year's Eve cocktail party

Prawns go down a treat as party snacks and we all need a bit of fizz for festive times.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Fri Dec 26 23:45:00 EST 2014

What's Australia's favourite Christmas recipe?

No-bake favourite: white Christmas slice.

Gingerbread or white Christmas? Eggnog versus sangria? Which Christmas treat or tipple do you prefer?

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Jane Holroyd | Tue Dec 23 12:11:05 EST 2014

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