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A feast of flavours out of Africa

Moroccan spiced chicken.

Karen Martini finds inspiration in the flavours of North Africa and the Middle East with recipes for chicken, a roasted caluiflower salad and a pistachio basbousa.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue May 21 03:00:00 EST 2013

Answering your vexing culinary questions

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How do I know my food isn't genetically modified?

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue May 21 03:00:00 EST 2013

Genetically modified? How do I know?

Dark chocolate olive oil cake.

RICHARD CORNISH | This week in Brain Food we find out what "cochineal" is, what to do if you hate evaporated milk, and, the big one ... how do I know my food isn't genetically modified?

Cook | Brain food | Tue May 21 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hot Food: Black pudding

Good Food - Jill Dupleix - Hot Food. Black Pudding. Teusday 14th May 2013. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH GOOD FOOD 130514

Love it or hate it, you'll get used to seeing it on menus as part of the whole nose-to-tail, use-the-whole-beast thing.

Cook | Hot food | Tue May 21 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to store cheese

Hard cheese.

Forget the cheese shelf in your fridge. The vegetable crisper is actually a better place to store your favourite cheddar and brie, writes Olivia Riordan.

Cook | Olivia Riordan | Mon May 20 11:52:20 EST 2013

Moor the merrier

Middle Eastern spiced chicken.

When I was a young chef, I went to eat at the restaurant where Greg Malouf was cooking. I remember that the beautifully simple style of food he served fortified my desire to be a cook and helped me...

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat May 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

A hearty Korean dish

Bibimbap with beef and onions.

Simple yet flavourful, bibimbap is a hearty warmer for the cooler months.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 18 03:00:01 EST 2013

Last of the tomatoes

Pope Joan Cafe in Brunswick. 1.cucumber cocktail (recipe for blog) 2. black pepper cake. 3. green tomatoes. 8 March 2013.
The Age Epicure. Photo:EDDIE JIM.

With the first frost in the vegetable garden, I'm harvesting the last of the frost-tender plants for chutney.

Cook | Robbie Howard | Wed May 15 03:00:00 EST 2013

Into the kitchen

The cleavers are furiously splattering fatty pig juices in all directions. It's a crisp autumn evening in Berkeley, California, 2010, and I'm sitting in Michael Pollan's front yard among his...

Cook | | Wed May 15 03:00:00 EST 2013

Cultured: The glorious world of fermented food

Sauerkraut with Arabella Forge.

Fermented foods are not new, or novel, or elitist. They are uncooked, cultured, and teeming with health promoting bacteria.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue May 14 10:00:10 EST 2013

Mild at heart

Brik pastry with tuna, egg, spring onion and mint capers.

Tunisia-inspired recipes including harissa, hummus and tuna and egg-filled brik pastry.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue May 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Mild at heart

Hummus.

Tunisia-inspired recipes including harissa, hummus and tuna and egg-filled brik pastry.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue May 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hot food: Arancini

Jill Dupleix's arancini balls.

These fried risotto balls stuffed with a little extra something are tasty and comforting.

Cook | Hot food | Tue May 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Not just a matter of price

Dried pasta shells.

What's the difference between dried pasta in supermarkets and the more expensive stuff in delis?

Cook | Brain food | Tue May 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Kitchen spy: Michelle Bridges

Michelle Bridges in her home kitchen.

The personal trainer and leader of the The Biggest Loser's red team has a lot on her plate.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue May 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Cool change

Lentils, beetroot, apple, grilled salmon.

As winter approaches, it's not compulsory to cook big, heavy braises and the sort of food that makes you sleepy after eating.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat May 11 03:00:00 EST 2013

Easy as pie

Rhubarb and almond crumble.

Soup and dessert - simple to make, simply delicious to eat.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat May 11 03:00:01 EST 2013

Acorn meal not so nuts

Dotori muk, Korean acorn jelly, pic supplied Bestore

Our story about eating acorn meal (Kitchen Garden, March 20) brought some fascinating responses and a link to Korea.

Cook | Susan Parsons | Wed May 08 03:00:00 EST 2013

Colour me mellow

Bryan Martin Paddock to Plate good food dinkus

With winter's imminent arrival, I thought it best to get the hell out of here. I'm in Hawaii and it's 27 degrees.

Cook | Paddock to plate | Wed May 08 03:00:00 EST 2013

Porridge that warms the heart

PULSE 14 March 2013. Chilled Apple Pear and Quinoa Porridge with Raw Almonds from Blood Sugar The Family by Michael Moore. Supplied

It may seem a little weird, but the food trend that's burning through the Twitter-sphere is porridge.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Wed May 08 03:00:00 EST 2013