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Hot food: Crumbed brains

Crumbed brains

Beloved by oldies, lambs' brains are now being discovered by a new generation of adventurous eaters.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Mar 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Fresh now: durian

The fruit that Asian hotels ban from bedrooms is at its best this month. Durian is famously stinky, but fans can’t get enough of its intense flavour.

Cook | Robin Powell | Mon Mar 10 23:59:03 EST 2014

Recipes to dial up the garlic


Sometimes you just want something simple. But that doesn't mean you have to compromise on flavour, especially if you love garlic.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Mar 08 04:00:01 EST 2014

Over the campfire

Simplicity is the key to a happy cooking experience in the outdoors.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Mar 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Campfire winners: Frank Camorra's flame-licked meals

Potato hash browns with sardine salad.

Food always tastes great cooked over an open fire but a sophisticated hash brown brekkie and a chicken-chorizo one-pot dinner will glam up your next camping trip.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Mar 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Shane Delia's tagine tips

A traditional ceramic tagine.

Maha chef and owner Shane Delia lifts the lid on how to make a quick and easy tagine at home, writes Justine Costigan.

Cook | | Thu Mar 06 09:42:30 EST 2014

Creme de la creme


Versatile mascarpone began as a seasonal product but is now available all year round, writes Emiko Davies.

Cook | Emiko Davies | Tue Mar 04 12:15:59 EST 2014

Pita lamb treat inspires reboot


On the menu was some lamb, panfried quickly, and a green dressing, like a runny salsa verde.

Good Food,Cook | Kate McKay | Tue Mar 04 12:15:56 EST 2014

Dashi simple but exacting


I’m not sure what is driving this deep down desire to pursue selective things to the point of perfection, writes .

Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Mar 04 12:15:55 EST 2014

Modern day manners at the dinner table

Table manners.

When eating at a restaurant, should you wait until everyone else has their dishes before starting to eat?

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Salads with soul

Carrot and red quinoa salad with oregano, smoked almonds, currants and roasted garlic dressing.

A great salad can be as simple as a bowl of just-picked leaves with the lightest coating of dressing.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Hot food: Nasturtiums


Nasturtiums are a sprawling ground plant rich in nutrients with peppery, saucer-shaped leaves and bright, trumpet-shaped edible flowers.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Prawn cocktails with a Mexican twist

Neil Perry's duck carnitos taco.

Forget sour cream and chilli overdose - there's a lot more to Mexican food.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Mar 01 04:00:01 EST 2014

A loaf with culture

Make your own yoghurt.

This loaf cake makes an excellent dessert when served with some of your favourite ice-cream.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Mar 01 03:00:00 EST 2014

A cake with culture

Raspberry and yogurt loaf.

The origins of yoghurt are unknown, but it is thought that milk may have become unintentionally infected through contact with bacteria, transferred via the udder of a domestic milk-producing animal.

Cook,Good Food | Frank Camorra | Sat Mar 01 03:00:00 EST 2014

How to make passata


Giovanni Pilu and Marilyn Annecchini make passata every summer - enough for two and a half families for a whole year. They share their tips and a recipe with Justine Costigan.

Cook | Make it easy | Thu Feb 27 16:42:30 EST 2014

Seeing red: Tomato recipes


Roasted tomato soup is delicious and a good way to use up summer tomatoes.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Feb 26 00:12:11 EST 2014

Year of umami

Lasagne with Bolognese.

With a little gentle nurturing, the fifth taste will be your lifelong delicious friend.

Cook | Larissa Dubecki | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Hot food: Creamed corn

Creamed corn

What is it? It's that sweet, creamy corn mush that comes in a can, right? Nope. These days, it's made from scratch using summer's sweet, fresh corn, stock and cream.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Can pork be served rare?

Slow-roast shoulder of pork with fennel and apples.

It seems there is some leeway when it comes to cooking pork.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014