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Into the mouths of babes

Melanie Gill

No wonder the French have sophisticated palates: they start early. According to nutrition research, French mothers introduce their infants to a wide variety of vegetables within a month of the baby...

Cook | Caroline Baum | Tue Apr 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Five ways with over-ripe bananas

Banana and cashew nut bread.

Not sure what to do with the surplus bananas in your fruit bowl? Here are some great ideas to get you right through the year.

Cook | Annabel Smith | Mon Apr 29 07:28:30 EST 2013

Good vibrations

Frank Camorra's chickpea, calamari and chorizo salad.

Although they're humble ingredients, beans, chickpeas and lentils are extremely versatile. Soups, braises, salads, purees - they all work well with pulses.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Apr 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Good vibrations

Frank Camorra's pulse recipes.

Although they're humble ingredients, beans, chickpeas and lentils are extremely versatile. Soups, braises, salads, purees - they all work well with pulses.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Apr 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Simply Spanish

Churros.

Spanish comfort food doesn't get better than a hearty soup and crisp, sugary churros.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Apr 27 03:00:01 EST 2013

Egg pasta

You can roll out pasta dough by hand, using a rolling pin, but it's easier with a machine. I recommend a small pasta machine with a handle - it is all you need; the bigger ones aren't necessarily...

Cook | Brigitte Hafner | Thu Apr 25 16:38:14 EST 2013

Middle Eastern match-up

Lamb shanks, pear and pomegranate

Debbie Skelton recipe

Pic: Steve Shanahan
 

Lamb Shanks & Pears 01.jpg

Making the connection between food production and the changing seasons is traditional in many parts of the world.

Cook | Debbie Skelton | Wed Apr 24 03:00:00 EST 2013

Deliver me

lamb breast ribs
pic David Reist
story and recipe Bryan Martin

Bryan Martin tackles a lamb breast recipe.

Cook | Bryan Martin | Wed Apr 24 03:00:00 EST 2013

Caramel popcorn

Caramel popcorn.

Popcorn has always been popular in both savoury and sweet forms, but caramel popcorn is now turning up as a garnish for everything from chocolate mousse and cheesecake to cupcakes.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Apr 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Diamonds in the puff

Apple and cherry pies.

Rough puff pastry is simple to make and a great recipe to have in your repertoire.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Apr 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hot food: caramel popcorn

Caramel popcorn

At home or as part of a favourite dessert, this snack is popping up everywhere.

Cook | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Cooking with quince

What to do with quinces? Brain food.

It's about more than just paste and jam.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Apr 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Wonton bites

Wontons with prawn and chilli oil.

Prawn wontons for starters and stir-fried cumin lamb.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Apr 20 03:00:01 EST 2013

Butter makes it better

Almond croissant - Frank Camorra.

Quality butter is a short cut to extra flavour, bringing the simplest dish to life.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Apr 20 03:00:00 EST 2013

Fresh: silverbeet recipes

Justin North's cannelloni of silverbeet with burnt butter and parmesan.

With its leaves full of goodness, silverbeet is in the gold-medal class of healthy vegetables, writes Justin North.

Cook | Justin North | Thu Apr 18 14:03:24 EST 2013

Top tips to reduce food waste

Shopping bag with fresh vegetables.

Australia's food is of high quality but too much ends up in the rubbish.

Cook | Simone Egger | Thu Apr 18 13:58:50 EST 2013

Beyond the common grain

Quinoa salad with pumpkin and hazelnuts.

You've heard of quinoa, spelt, chia and buckwheat, here's how to cook with them.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Apr 17 09:00:50 EST 2013

Golden oldie

Quinces. Ingredient detail image. Caroline Velik QUINCE recipes for Epicure. Photographed by Marina Oliphant. Food preparation and styling by Caroline Velik.

Quince trees are a good option for Canberra.

Cook | Owen Pidgeon | Wed Apr 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

Set for winter

Quince jelly. Caroline Velik QUINCE recipes for Epicure. Photographed by Marina Oliphant. Food preparation and styling by Caroline Velik, jars from Essential Ingredient, MUST CREDIT.

Quinces have a fragrance like no other fruit.

Cook | Robbie Howard | Wed Apr 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

Bols them over

9TH APRIL 2012- FOOD AND WINE- DIANA LAMPE- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Diana Lampe's version of Heston's spaghetti bolognese.

Ragu bolognese: a dish to keep your kids at home, if that's your desire

Cook | Bryan Martin | Wed Apr 17 03:00:00 EST 2013