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Brent Savage's perfect poached eggs

Brent Savage at Yellow. 
Poached eggs in burnt onion consomme

The poached egg is a breakfast mainstay but it has the power to intimidate even the fiercest of home cooks. Here's how to make the perfect poachie.

Cook | Ruby Lohman | Fri Jun 06 11:00:44 EST 2014

Veal parmigiana and Florentines are classic fare


Elegant Florentines and hearty veal parmigiana are great for entertaining at the dinner table.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Thu Jun 05 12:14:18 EST 2014

The world of an oyster


Australians love an oyster and in winter these molluscs are in their flinty prime.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Why is some balsamic vinegar so expensive?


Traditional balsamic vinegar, Aceto Balsamico de Modena, is made from grape juice that is boiled to make a thick dark must.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Lighten up: Winter comfort foods without the stodge

Lentils, beetroot, apple salad with grilled salmon.

Winter need not be about adding layers. It is possible to eat delicious, comforting food and be healthy at the same time.

Cook | Dani Valent | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Hot food: goat

Goat ragu

What is it? It's goat. You know - Nanny, Billy and the kids. In Australia, young milk-fed goat is marketed as capretto, and more mature (weaned) goat as chevon.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Kitchen spy: Lucy Folk

Jewellery designer Lucy Folk.

The food-inspired jewellery designer grew up making sandwiches in her parents' cafe.

Cook | Pete Barrett | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Dan Lepard's sticky apple crumble and brandy syrup cake

Apple Brandy Syrup cake

Every apple season I reach first for lemon and sugar to add tartness and sweetness.

Cook | Dan Lepard | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Neil Perry's meatball tagine


Bite-size meatballs with eggs pack a punch, while a zesty salad adds a fresh touch.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 31 03:00:01 EST 2014

Canele recipe that breaks the mould


Debbie Skelton introduces us to a pretty French baked treat.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Tue May 27 16:33:48 EST 2014

Deep fried mac and cheese: A hipster hit

Deep-fried mac and cheese.

Bryan Martin examines the hipster diet and creates an artisanal, ironic recipe.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Tue May 27 15:29:10 EST 2014

Frank Camorra's pumpkin swiss roll and savoury pumpkin tart

Pumpkin swiss roll.

The sweetness of this versatile vegetable works well in cakes and tarts.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Tue May 27 13:01:12 EST 2014

What is a broiler?

Chicken at Sepia

If you were in the United States you would be referring to a grill.

Cook | Brain food | Tue May 27 03:00:00 EST 2014

Kids in the kitchen

Ella Mooney in the Stephanie Alexander garden at her school.

Contrary to popular opinion, plenty of children are getting hands-on with preparing and cooking food.

Cook | Dani Valent | Tue May 27 03:00:00 EST 2014

Prawn toasts: a new spin on the yum cha classic

Prawn toasts with a twist.

They're prawn toasts as you've never seen them before. Here's how to make them.

Cook | Hot food | Tue May 27 03:00:00 EST 2014

Pete Evans' 15-minute fish

Spiced kingfish with avocado tabbouleh.

You can get this refreshing dish on the table within 15 minutes of assembling the ingredients.

Cook | Pete Evans | Tue May 27 03:00:00 EST 2014

A versatile ragu

Versatile pork and pea ragu.

Marinating requires a little forward planning, but you'll be richly rewarded for the extra effort.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 24 03:00:01 EST 2014

Frank Camorra's crepes with vanilla chestnuts and orange cream

Chestnuts in syrup.

As the weather cools, transform chestnuts into a sweet surprise.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat May 24 03:00:00 EST 2014

How to make the perfect finger sandwich

The Hotel Windsor's traditional ribbon sandwiches.

Dainty finger sandwiches are a fixture of afternoon tea. The Hotel Windsor's Joel Alderson shares a recipe, and his tips for making perfectly uniform, fluffy and light ribbon sandwiches.

Cook | Make it easy | Thu May 22 07:09:40 EST 2014

Polenta's pure and simple appeal

Polenta and mushroom crostini.

Polenta is a staple of north Italian cooking and it's also good for gluten-free recipes. Emiko Davies shares three beautiful dishes.

Cook | Emiko Davies | Wed May 21 15:08:13 EST 2014