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Book extract: Recipes for kids from Alice's A-Z of Food, by Alice Zaslavsky


Kids will love this fun read, chock-full of quirky cartoons, healthy food info, and recipes to inspire your junior master chef.

Cook | | Mon Jun 08 23:45:00 EST 2015

Recipes from The Two-Step Low-FODMAP Diet and Recipe Book by Sue Shepherd

Braised beef cheeks with creamy polenta.

Dr Sue Shepherd offers Irritable Bowel Syndrome sufferers a guide to symptom-free enjoyment of good food.

Cook | | Sat Jun 06 23:45:00 EST 2015

How to make perfect choc-chip cookies

How to make choc-chip cookies.

Earl Canteen's Jackie Middleton shares the secret to baking the perfect crunchy yet chewy-centred mix of biscuit and chocolate.

Cook | Justine Costigan | Fri Jun 05 10:20:41 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: How to grow citrus plants in pots to beat Canberra frosts


Frost-free citrus trees in Canberra? Of course you can, reveals Owen Pidgeon, who also shares his stuffed baked apples with lemon syrup recipe.

Food News,Cook | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jun 02 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's Peruvian breakfast with chicharron and lime

Peruvian breakfast or brunch served with chicharron and lime.

Bryan Martin reveals that you don't have to climb a mountain for his Peruvian breakfast - and the chicharron, or crispy pig's skin, is worth the effort.

Food News,Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Jun 02 23:45:00 EST 2015

Mr Frugii maestro John Marshall shares ice-cream making secrets

Frugii Dessert Laboratory at Braddon

Ever wanted to make ice cream like John Marshall?

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jun 02 17:00:00 EST 2015

How to avoid a runny batch of bolognese sauce

Sizing up: When cooking a large quantity of bolognese sauce, consider using several pots to ensure the right consistency.

When I increase my bolognese recipe to feed 40 instead of 10, I find the sauce is much thinner and watery.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Jun 02 00:00:00 EST 2015

Soup, stew and a snack: Recipes from Good Food, Good Life, by Curtis Stone

Popcorn with bacon and parmesan.

Curtis Stone reckons we can all cook delicious recipes with ease and success, enjoy the process and reconnect with the kitchen.

Cook | | Sat May 30 23:45:00 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: Culinary and historical delights of Centennial Trail

Owen Pidgeon takes us on a historical "food source" tour of the Centennial Trail, and gives us the good oil on olives with a beef roll recipe.

Cook,Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue May 26 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's cavatelli con fagioli (pasta with mussels and cannellini beans)


Black mussels are perfect for this simple Italian pasta recipe from the Amalfi Coast.

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Tue May 26 23:45:00 EST 2015

Where can I find fresh yeast?

Where oh where can fresh yeast be found - and can you use dried yeast instead?

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue May 26 06:00:00 EST 2015

Deliciously Ella recipes, by Ella Woodward

Ella Woodward wants us all to embrace the natural foods our bodies love and create fresh and simple dishes which are easy to make and taste amazing.

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

How do you clean a wok?


Washing up liquid is used when you first get the wok home, then never again.

Cook | Brain food | Tue May 19 03:15:00 EST 2015

Health food: Breakfast miso

Steaming hot, savoury miso soup is rich, aromatic and subtly sweet.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue May 19 00:00:00 EST 2015

Adam Liaw's unconventional curries from Singapore and Japan

Hainanese cooks in Singapore and enterprising chefs from the Japanese island of Hokkaido have come up with unique riffs on the curry theme.

Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue May 19 00:00:00 EST 2015

Karen Martini's roasted rhubarb and ginger clafoutis

Clafoutis is a traditional French dessert of cherries baked in batter. It is also particularly good with rhubarb.

Good Food,Cook | Karen Martini | Tue May 19 00:00:00 EST 2015

Eat the Week recipes, by Anna Barnett

Taking you from Monday through to Sunday, breakfast through to dessert, Eat the Week will take the hassle out of food shopping and meal planning and put the fun back into your week.

Cook | | Sat May 16 23:45:00 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: How to grow and cook Jerusalem artichokes in Canberra

Jerusalem artichokes are an iron-rich root crop and one of the few that can be harvested late autumn. Owen Pidgeon has two great recipes that are easy to make.

Food News,Cook | Owen Pidgeon | Tue May 12 23:45:00 EST 2015

Minders of Tuggeranong Homestead: Jenny Horsfield nurtures Canberra heritage

Jenny and Rob Horsfield have spent 30 years nurturing their kitchen garden in Kambah and Jenny is also an avid supporter of the Minders of Tuggeranong Homestead group.

Food News,Cook | Susan Parsons | Tue May 12 23:45:00 EST 2015

Diana Lampe's Japanese curry rice and potato salad

Wafu salad.

Diana Lampe reveals some Japanese favourites which originated from other countries.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Tue May 12 23:45:00 EST 2015