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Five of a kind: Rice

Long-grain rice.

Trying to get a handle on the huge range of rice available and the delicate differences separating varieties? Simone Egger has the long and the short of it.

Cook | | Sat Jul 13 03:00:00 EST 2013

Tongue in cheek

Beef cheek with Pedro Ximenez sherry.

There is nothing wrong with a bit of tough beef, the pieces with the muscles that work hardest. In most instances, more texture in a cut of meat translates to more flavour, as long as some extra...

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Jul 13 03:00:00 EST 2013

The French concoction

For Food and Wine. Cook This Week by Debbie Skelton. Tourteau de chevre.

Veal marengo is a retro dish that comes with its own crazy legend with Napoleon Bonaparte at its centre.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Wed Jul 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

Winter's best fruit and vegetables

An A to Z produce guide.

Cook | Robin Powell | Tue Jul 09 17:09:49 EST 2013

Nutty but nice

Walnut, macadamia and honey tart.

Browning pastry, caramelising sugar or the scent of a chocolate cake is a surefire way to warm the spirits.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Jul 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

Answering your vexing culinary questions

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What is an effective way to properly wash leeks?

Cook | Brain food | Tue Jul 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

Shanks for the memories

Hearty: Braised lamb shanks by Three Blue Ducks chef Mark La Brooy. Styling by Vicki Valsamis.

Mark La Brooy's braised lamb shanks with mint, pea and zucchini salad.

Cook | Mark La Brooy | Tue Jul 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hot food: Duck-fat potatoes

Good Food. Hot Food. July 9 Duckfat potatoesPhoto: Edwina Pickles. 25th June 2013.

Golden, hearty and crunchy, they're all they're quacked up to be.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Jul 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

Let them eat cake: Gluten-free baking

Peanut butter pikelets.

The words "gluten-free" need not mean and end to delicious baking forays. Arabella Forge on her favourite flours and binding agents (including peanut butter).

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon Jul 08 16:48:50 EST 2013

Oasis found

Stuffed dates.

Spice up the midweek menu with a feast of Middle Eastern flavours.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jul 06 03:00:01 EST 2013

Keeping afternoon munch time under control

Banana and cashew nut bread.

The clock ticks around to 4pm and the stampede to the vending machine begins. The chocolate wrappers crinkle and the chip packets pop. It's the familiar symphony of the late afternoon munchies.

Cook | Tara Diversi | Wed Jul 03 14:53:20 EST 2013

The magic of truffle time

Kipflers. Photo: David Reist.

The frost is tingling the toes as you dance around at 4am trying to round up your pig that is trying to get into the house.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Wed Jul 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Light and cheesy choux

Cheese puff by Robbie Howard.

It was the packaging that caught my eye as I browsed the cheese counter, and thought I will have to take this home.

Cook | Robbie Howard | Wed Jul 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Roll up, roll up

white cheese Stock photo of white cheeses.

The Canberra Environment Centre is holding a couple of very popular food workshops this month

Cook | Morsels | Tue Jul 02 13:35:07 EST 2013

When to throw out potatoes

Pile of freshly harvested Kestrel potatoes.

Green-potato poisoning is not common but not unheard of.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Jul 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Time to sniff out the fancy fungus

Black magic: Flavours and aromas vary between regions.

The aromatic, seasonal delicacy can elevate everyday dishes into something special.

Cook | Jane Holroyd | Tue Jul 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Sunshine on your plate

Rustic-style ratatouille.

Ratatouille is a great full-flavoured dish for winter and one of Karen Martini's favourite ways of eating Mediterranean vegetables.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Jul 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Good v bad: navigating the supermarket aisle

Natural selection: Fresh, unsweetened foods and liquids should dominate your shopping list (left) over processed, seed oil- and sugar-loaded treats, conveniences and condiments.

Ten ways to change your shopping list that could help you live longer.

Cook | David Gillespie | Tue Jul 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hot food: Gumbo

Good Food. Hot Food. July 2 Prawn and Okra gumbo.July 9 Duckfat potatoesPhoto: Edwina Pickles. 25th June 2013.

A combination of West African, French, Spanish, German and native Choctaw influences, gumbo is a real melting pot in action.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Jul 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Back to your roots


Celeriac is the root of the celery bulb and offers a deep celery-like flavour and perfume along with extreme versatility.

Cook | Justin North | Mon Jul 01 16:11:49 EST 2013