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Neil Perry's barbecue beef with curry butter

Neil Perry's steak and curry sauce.

Revamp the traditional meat and potatoes medley with a buttery twist of herbs and exotic Indian spices.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Dec 21 04:00:01 EST 2013

Happiness is a homemade pie

Smoked trout and snapper pie.

The crunch of a crisp pie crust is so enticing; once you break through and taste the first mouthful of the rich filling, you remember how good a homemade pie can be.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Dec 21 03:00:00 EST 2013

Strawberry Santas

Strawberry Santas.

It's not just kittens that fall into the 'cute overload' category. Best of all, these strawberry santas are really easy to make.

Cook | Bites | Fri Dec 20 11:19:39 EST 2013

Quest for the perfect roast spud

Roast potatoes.

Experts reveal the golden secrets to a perfect roast spud.

Cook | Larissa Dubecki | Fri Dec 20 10:08:12 EST 2013

Solving Christmas kitchen disasters

Christmas cake.

Wondering how to avoid overcooked meat and lumpy custard? Justine Costigan shares some tips.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Justine Costigan | Fri Dec 20 03:00:00 EST 2013

Making the most of leftovers

Chicken leftovers with salad and nuts.

Roasted a chook and have loads leftover? Here's how to use the meat in other delicious dishes.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Steve Manfredi | Thu Dec 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

What we've been cooking in 2013

Spicy pork noodles.

Pork noodles and lasagne but paleo recipes too.

Cook | Jane Holroyd | Wed Dec 18 07:58:30 EST 2013

For the love of cooking


From inoculating a log with mushroom spores, to sharpening knives on a traditional Japanese whetstone, or making your own labna, there is no shortage of food experiences on offer for hard- to-buy-for...

Cook | Carli Ratcliff | Tue Dec 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

Adam Liaw's guide to hosting your first Christmas feast

Adam Liaw.

Adam Liaw shares his thoughts, plans and hints of a first-time Christmas lunch host.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Adam Liaw | Tue Dec 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

Handling food in the temperature danger zone

Is it safe to leave food out overnight?

This week: Is it safe to leave cooked food out overnight? Plus, buttermilk substitutes, mayonnaise alternatives, and kosher salt.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Dec 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

Beginner's guide to seafood

Christmas crayfish or rock lobster.

Rock lobsters, ocean trout, mussels, prawns, oysters ...we've got your summer seafood covered.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Richard Cornish | Tue Dec 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to make an ice-cream sandwich

Jill Dupleix's ice-cream sandwiches.

Use wafers, brioche, French toast or butternut snap biscuits, and make these little beauties at home.

Cook | Hot food | Tue Dec 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

A hipster Christmas menu

Star Anise Roasted Pork Belly

Pork belly, prawn cocktail, Sriracha sauce ... Karen Martini's trio of hip Christmas recipes.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Dec 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

Fresh now


Redcurrants look like Christmas and are available for only a few weeks.

Cook | Robin Powell | Mon Dec 16 23:59:57 EST 2013

Poached chicken and seafood pasta recipes from Neil Perry

Chicken in magic water.

Chicken in crazy water: Neil Perry tries his hand at a traditional Italian poaching methods.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Dec 14 04:00:01 EST 2013

In a nutshell

Grilled prawns with macadamia, lime and peach.

A friend of mine grew up in Queensland and had macadamia trees growing around the house. Their deep emerald-green leaves have spikes down the side, which caught on his feet while running around the...

Cook,Good Food | Frank Camorra | Sat Dec 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Frank Camorra's 'Queensland Cake'

Grilled prawns with macadamia, lime and peach.

Macadamias add crunch and flavour to sweet and savoury summer dishes.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Dec 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's summer fruit recipes

Apricot fool.

Make mango lassi, barbecued pineapple and apricot fool at home with these recipes from the new River Cottage Fruit Everyday cookbook.

Cook | | Fri Dec 13 13:30:20 EST 2013

Kitchen tools: which do you need?

A tagine has a cetrain wow factor.

Paella pans, ice-cream makers and tagines are often high on the foodie Christmas wish-list. We ask the experts if they're actually a help in the kitchen.

Cook | Justine Costigan | Wed Dec 11 14:29:20 EST 2013

Pot luck: why it's great to bring a plate

Neil Perry's tiramisu.

The bring-a-plate or pot-luck phenomenon is making a comeback as people entertain on tighter budgets or with greater time constraints.

Cook | Carla Grossetti | Wed Dec 11 07:42:00 EST 2013