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Dare to eclair

Chocolate floss eclairs.

The English tradition of elevenses, having a piece of cake and coffee in the morning, is an old-fashioned sort of ritual that appeals to me.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Nov 16 03:00:00 EST 2013

Five of a kind: Asian vegetables

Bitter melon.

Asian vegetables come in many shapes and sizes, with tastes ranging from bitter to sweet and textures from soft to crunchy.

Cook | Lauren Wambach | Sat Nov 16 03:00:00 EST 2013

Karen Martini's delish dip recipes

Roasted beetroot, cinnamon and pomegranate dip.

Commercial dips are such staple entertaining food that it's not surprising supermarkets devote so much fridge space to them, but it's just as quick and easy to make dips at home, and they're...

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

Relishing the return of the preserve

Cornersmith Cafe

What do you think of when you think of pickling? Forget all that. Pickling is back, baby - big time.

Cook | Brigid Delaney | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

Kitchen Spy: Elvis Abrahanowicz and Sarah Doyle

Elvis Abrahanowicz & Sarah Doyle of Porteno.

Elvis Abrahanowicz and Sarah Doyle show Stephanie Clifford-Smith around their Sydney kitchen.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

20 ways to throw a great party


Here are some great ideas to guarantee your guests have a memorable time.

Cook | Kate Gibbs | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to cook up a book


Creating my second cookbook was really hard work, especially for my neighbours, who received text messages such as ''Vodka cocktail testing now - help!'' and ''Overrun with dessert, bring...

Cook | | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

Eat your weeds

Back to nature: Miles Irving belives Australia's potential for foraging is largely unexplored.

He's the wild man of food. Top British chef Miles Irving says native ingredients could redefine Australian cuisine.

Cook | Will Hawkes | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

Better than mozzarella?

Burrata: Should be eaten within two days of being made.

A fresh Italian curd cheese similar to mozzarella, invented in the southern Italian region of Puglia and made from cow or buffalo milk.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to make a gluten-free cake sing


Richard Cornish answers your vexing culinary questions: Gluten-free baking; cherries less-glamorous cousins, Bolst's curry powder and how to cook bandicoot (don't).

Cook | Brain food | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

Party canape recipes


These are perfect summer canapes to serve to a garden or house full of guests as they can be eaten in one hand with minimal mess and fuss. While still, of course, tasting delicious.

Cook | | Mon Nov 11 14:53:40 EST 2013

Neil Perry's gazpacho with an Aussie summer twist

Neil Perry's prawns and asparagus with gazpacho.

This is a cracking dish for a hot day, featuring the best produce of the season.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Nov 09 04:00:01 EST 2013

Ripe and ready

Rhubarb and strawberry fool.

As local strawberries come into season, it's time to make the most of them.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Nov 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

Relishing the teachings of pickles and preserves guru Nellie Kerrison

Sweet sour dill and tarragon pickled cucumbers.

Sterilisation of the jar and bottles is key, plus an understanding of setting points, then all you need is a healthy imagination for ingredients.

Cook | Jessica Wright | Thu Nov 07 11:48:40 EST 2013

Could you eat like a dietitian?

Steamed Chinese Vegetables.

A side of non-starchy vegetables with take-away pizza and no treats in the house are just two of Tara Diversi's rules.

Cook | Tara Diversi | Wed Nov 06 18:40:10 EST 2013

Cut a slice of camembert-making action


The Canberra Environment Centre will run a camembert-making workshop as part of its locavore series on November 16.

Cook | Morsels | Wed Nov 06 09:26:22 EST 2013

In search of perfection

Daniel Patterson , chef 
at Coi 
restaurant, California. 




Co-ordinator, World 
Chef Showcase

Crave Sydney 
International Food Festival

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To: Barbara Sweeney
Subject: did I 
already ask about pics of Daniel Patterson and Coi?
If you have 
anything, could you please send?



Deputy Editor

Good Living

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Pyrmont NSW 2009

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When Daniel Patterson opened Coi in 2006, he was considered crazy to be opening a fine diner, given the overwhelming trend for casual food.

Cook | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Nov 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

The breakfast trifle

Breakfast Trifle

What is it? A quick and healthy breakfast in a glass, taking inspiration from the traditional English trifle but using various combinations of muesli or granola, yoghurt and fresh fruit instead.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Nov 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

Perfect pasta for warm days

Ragu alla Bolognese with peas and basil.

Pasta is so versatile, just as suited to elaborate, slow-cooked sauces and luxurious ingredients as it is to simple, quick meals and humble ingredients.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Nov 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to make home-made butter


I have a mate well versed in all matters dairy who, for some reason, wanted to make his own butter and call it ''Last Tango'' butter.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Nov 05 03:00:00 EST 2013