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Why does my wine label read 'contains fish'?

Winemakers have a raft of processing aids they can use to make wine.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Jun 16 02:15:00 EST 2015

Health food: Unbaked desserts and raw cakes

Get activated. Unbaked desserts and cakes are trending globally.

Cook | Katie Falkiner | Tue Jun 16 00:30:00 EST 2015

Recipes from Courtyard Kitchen, by Natalie Boog

A meal can be transformed with just a few fresh herbs and while many of us don't have a sizeable garden, we can still grow herbs and put them to use in the kitchen.

Cook | | Sat Jun 13 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin: How to make perfect deep-fried pizza pockets (battilocchio)

Bundle of joy: Battilocchio or deep-fried pizza pockets.

What can Bryan Martin do with his last batch of precious, high-protein flour, and buffalo ricotta? Make Italian battilocchio, of course.

Cook,Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue Jun 09 23:45:00 EST 2015

Kitchen spy: James 'Jimmy Giggle' Rees

Television presenter James Rees aka Jimmy Giggle.

Children's television presenter James Rees is a slow-cooking star.

Cook | Peter Barrett | Tue Jun 09 00:15:00 EST 2015

Alice Zaslavsky's tips for cooking with kids

Alice Zaslavsky

Former teacher, author, one-time MasterChef Australia contestant and host of Channel Nine's kids' show Kitchen Whiz, Alice Zaslavsky shares her tips for inspiring kids in the kitchen.

Cook | Alice Zaslavsky | Tue Jun 09 00:00:00 EST 2015

Where did the superfood kale come from?

Kale was a diet staple during the Middle Ages.

The term 'kale' basically means cabbage without a head.

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Jun 09 00:00:00 EST 2015

Book extract: Recipes for kids from Alice's A-Z of Food, by Alice Zaslavsky


Kids will love this fun read, chock-full of quirky cartoons, healthy food info, and recipes to inspire your junior master chef.

Cook | | Mon Jun 08 23:45:00 EST 2015

Recipes from The Two-Step Low-FODMAP Diet and Recipe Book by Sue Shepherd

Braised beef cheeks with creamy polenta.

Dr Sue Shepherd offers Irritable Bowel Syndrome sufferers a guide to symptom-free enjoyment of good food.

Cook | | Sat Jun 06 23:45:00 EST 2015

How to make perfect choc-chip cookies

How to make choc-chip cookies.

Earl Canteen's Jackie Middleton shares the secret to baking the perfect crunchy yet chewy-centred mix of biscuit and chocolate.

Cook | Justine Costigan | Fri Jun 05 10:20:41 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: How to grow citrus plants in pots to beat Canberra frosts


Frost-free citrus trees in Canberra? Of course you can, reveals Owen Pidgeon, who also shares his stuffed baked apples with lemon syrup recipe.

Food News,Cook | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jun 02 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's Peruvian breakfast with chicharron and lime

Peruvian breakfast or brunch served with chicharron and lime.

Bryan Martin reveals that you don't have to climb a mountain for his Peruvian breakfast - and the chicharron, or crispy pig's skin, is worth the effort.

Food News,Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Jun 02 23:45:00 EST 2015

Mr Frugii maestro John Marshall shares ice-cream making secrets

Frugii Dessert Laboratory at Braddon

Ever wanted to make ice cream like John Marshall?

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jun 02 17:00:00 EST 2015

How to avoid a runny batch of bolognese sauce

Sizing up: When cooking a large quantity of bolognese sauce, consider using several pots to ensure the right consistency.

When I increase my bolognese recipe to feed 40 instead of 10, I find the sauce is much thinner and watery.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Jun 02 00:00:00 EST 2015

Soup, stew and a snack: Recipes from Good Food, Good Life, by Curtis Stone

Popcorn with bacon and parmesan.

Curtis Stone reckons we can all cook delicious recipes with ease and success, enjoy the process and reconnect with the kitchen.

Cook | | Sat May 30 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's cavatelli con fagioli (pasta with mussels and cannellini beans)


Black mussels are perfect for this simple Italian pasta recipe from the Amalfi Coast.

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Tue May 26 23:45:00 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: Culinary and historical delights of Centennial Trail

Owen Pidgeon takes us on a historical "food source" tour of the Centennial Trail, and gives us the good oil on olives with a beef roll recipe.

Cook,Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue May 26 23:45:00 EST 2015

Where can I find fresh yeast?

Where oh where can fresh yeast be found - and can you use dried yeast instead?

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue May 26 06:00:00 EST 2015

Deliciously Ella recipes, by Ella Woodward

Ella Woodward wants us all to embrace the natural foods our bodies love and create fresh and simple dishes which are easy to make and taste amazing.

Cook | | Sat May 23 23:45:00 EST 2015

How do you clean a wok?


Washing up liquid is used when you first get the wok home, then never again.

Cook | Brain food | Tue May 19 03:15:00 EST 2015