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Autumn's red gems

Plum, blackberry and hazelnut shortcake.

Blood plums are a great eating fruit but also perfect for cooking.

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

Mix master

King prawn and green pawpaw salad with nam jim dressing

Neil Perry’s sweet and salty king prawn and green pawpaw salad, plus jasmine custard.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Mar 30 04:00:01 EST 2013

An appetite for apples

Danish apple cake. Frank Camorra APPLES recipes for Spectrum and Good Food. Photographed by Marina Oliphant. The Sydney Morning Herald. March 8, 2013.

Autumn means apples - in all their glorious variety.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Mar 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Full of papal goodwill

Bryan Martin Paddock to Plate good food dinkus

It's Easter and us 1.2 billion Catholics are in a good mood since we've got a new Pope.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Wed Mar 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Easter cake rich in tradition

Lamb-shaped cake.

Avoid the obligatory chocolate overdose and choose a cake that has traditional French significance.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Wed Mar 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Brain Food

Vanilla beans should be kept in a small airtight container to avoid over-drying.

This week: Reviving dry vanilla beans, matches for mint and what to do with pears.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Mar 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Milkshakes make a comeback

Drink up: Double chocolate and peanut butter shake.

The milkshake - a childhood staple - is back, and it's better than ever.

Drink,Cook | Hot food | Tue Mar 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

An Easter feast

Karen Martini 's hot cross buns.

Easter traditions include some pretty good food, if slanted towards the sweet end.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Mar 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Best-ever chocolate recipes

Chocolate macaroons.

Discover and savour's favourite cocoa-fuelled treats.

Cook | Sarah McInerney | Tue Mar 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Answering your vexing culinary questions

Spoon of minted peas.

This week: Uses for mint, reviving dried out vanilla beans, and how to cook with pears.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Mar 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Kitchen spy: Neil Perry

Neil Perry in his home kitchen.

Despite a life lived largely in high-end restaurants, the chef with the lustrous ponytail still loves simple food.

Cook | Stephanie Clifford-Smith | Tue Mar 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to make an Easter egg

Easter eggs.

Ever been tempted to make your own Easter eggs? Pastry chef Kirsten Tibballs shows Jane Holroyd how it's done.

Cook | Make it easy | Mon Mar 25 17:04:20 EST 2013

Mex appeal: it's a taco fiesta!

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Down Mexico way with Neil Perry’s soft tacos, salsa and guacamole.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Mar 23 04:00:01 EST 2013

Super skewers

Gilda, skewered white anchovies, guindilla pepper and green olives. Frank Camorra.

Skewered snacks have livened up celebrations from time immemorial.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Mar 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to make hokey pokey ice-cream

Hokey pokey ice-cream.

Learn how to make Hokey Pokey ice-cream, a New Zealand favourite.

Drink,Cook | Make it easy | Fri Mar 22 15:17:50 EST 2013

A farewell to summer

Winded cucumber cocktail.

Take your green tomatoes and humble cucumbers to new heights.

Drink,Cook | Mr Wilkinson's fresh talk | Thu Mar 21 09:00:20 EST 2013

How to make a vegie burger

Vegie burger.

Good vegetarian burgers can be difficult to find. Even patties that win points for flavour can lose their appeal when they fall apart and turn to burger sludge on your plate at the pub.

Cook | Make it easy | Wed Mar 20 06:00:50 EST 2013

Good Friday pie

Good Friday fish pie.

Fish pie is a comforting British dish that is topped with creamy mashed potatoes.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Mar 20 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hot sauce of happiness

Hot sauce.

There's no need to break out in a sweat on which hot sauce to choose – we've scoured the shelves for the best.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Mar 19 09:12:50 EST 2013

Melted moments

Chocolate sponge with chantilly cream, chocolate sauce and candied macadamia nuts.

It's almost Easter and time to get into the swing of things with some chocolate-laced recipes.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Mar 19 03:00:00 EST 2013