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Sweet Greek

Sweet Greek, by Kathy Tsaples.

Sweet Greek, by Kathy Tsaples, Melbourne Books, $39.95.

Cook | | Tue Jun 18 00:00:00 EST 2013

Shank heavens

Twice-cooked veal shanks.

Ward off the winter chills with this classic comfort food from Neil Perry.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jun 15 03:00:01 EST 2013

Crunch time

Soft chocolate with almond prailine.

Almonds always take me back to Andalusia in southern Spain. The versatile nuts were introduced by the Moors, and they are now Spain's second-largest export crop, behind olives.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Jun 15 03:00:00 EST 2013

Squid and calamari: what's the difference?

Calamari versus squid.

Squid and calamari are two different beasts. Squid is cheaper and tougher; calamari is more tender and expensive.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Jun 11 13:29:00 EST 2013

Bowl 'em over

Potato-leek soup with pistachio dukkah.

Cold winter day, home on a Saturday, time to spare. It's a perfect opportunity to make a soup for lunch that will warm you to your toes.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Tue Jun 11 00:02:50 EST 2013

Ways with truffles

Cooking with fresh truffles.

Welcome to the esoteric world of the truffle. Here are some tips to take you to truffle heaven.

Cook | | Mon Jun 10 13:45:50 EST 2013

Hot food: Protein balls

Protein balls.

These likeable little bombs lend an energy burst on the run.

Cook | Hot food | Mon Jun 10 13:27:50 EST 2013

Give the spices a fresh shake

Spiced calamari with fennel and smashed avocado.

Spices can add layers of subtlety and detail to any number of dishes without necessarily adding heat.

Cook | Karen Martini | Mon Jun 10 12:04:20 EST 2013

Marinade magic

Thyme, oregano and citrus chicken.

Serenading with marinades: Neil Perry serves up thyme, oregano and citrus chicken, and a spicy kimchi.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jun 08 03:03:01 EST 2013

Do-it-yourself rotisserie pork

A rotisserie pancetta from Josh Murphy, The Builders Arms.

Cooking meat by slowly turning it over hot coals is a method of roasting that's both ancient and universal.

Cook | Make it easy | Thu Jun 06 14:12:20 EST 2013

They're a choux in

macarons
Debbie Skelton
pic Steve Shanahan

The traditional eclair - a favourite from my 1960s school tuckshop - is a simple affair.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Wed Jun 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

An elaborate vegetable roast

How to make a vegetarian roast.

Chef Mauro Callegari from Melbourne's True South demonstrates his spin on a traditional Argentinian dish; "Burnt market vegetables".

Cook | Mauro Callegari | Tue Jun 04 11:35:40 EST 2013

Making a meal of the morning

Scrambled curried tofu with spinach and peas.

Three very different breakfast recipes to get your day off to a good start, especially in the colder months.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Winter warmers: a cold-weather survival guide

Roasted root vegetable soup with cinnamon and ginger.

Kick back and savour the season with 27 simple ideas and recipes guaranteed to warm home and heart.

Cook | Dani Valent | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Making a meal of the morning

Grilled mushrooms with haloumi and tahini.

Three very different breakfast recipes to get your day off to a good start, especially in the colder months.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Kitchen spy: Cindy Sargon

Cindy Sargon in her home kitchen.

Alligator Brand's Cindy Sargon supplies carbs to everyone from Pope Benedict to Qantas.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hot food: Mac and cheese

Jill Dupleix's macaroni and cheese.

What was once Sunday night tea is now an individual serving on some of the hippest tables in town.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Tender v flavour: what matters most in a steak?

Wagyu steak with mushrooms and lemon.

Tender steak is the lollywater of the meat world, writes Richard Cornish. It's flavour we should be seeking instead.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Winter wishlist

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There's no need for heaters when you have these wooden beauties for warmth ...

Cook | Sarah Wormwell | Mon Jun 03 17:24:32 EST 2013

From land and sea

Braised wagyu in home-made XO chilli sauce.

Surf and turf: Get the best of both worlds with these Asian-inspired mains by Neil Perry.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Jun 01 03:05:01 EST 2013