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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

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

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

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

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

Answering your vexing culinary questions

Meyer lemons

This week: How do you remove the wax on lemons?

Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Mar 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Kitchen spy: Margaret Fulton

Margaret Fulton's favourite items.

One of Australia's best-known food writers, Margaret Fulton, gives Stephanie Clifford-Smith a tour of her kitchen.

Cook | Kitchen spy | Tue Mar 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Answering your culinary questions

Meyer lemons

This week: Removing wax from waxed lemons and two custard questions.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Mar 19 03:00:00 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

Lessons from the masters

The Age/SMH. Epicure . Karen Martini dinkus.Pic Simon schluter 18 September 2012.

The world's top kitchen talent share their culinary wit and wisdom.

Cook | Terry Durack, Roslyn Grundy, Lisa Hudson and Janne Apelgren | Tue Mar 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

The fried green tomato burger

Green tomatoes have a tangy, lightly-pickled quality.

The unique flavour of this deep south delicacy is making its way Down Under.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Mar 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to make butter

How to make butter at home.

Butter is one of the easiest kitchen staples to make at home.

Cook | Make it easy | Mon Mar 18 14:51:00 EST 2013