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Where can I find sriracha chilli sauce?

Sriracha

Thai-style chilli sauce, sriracha consists mainly of chilli, sugar, salt and garlic and is readily available in Asian grocers and some supermarkets.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Icy cold treats for summer

Cucumber and Pimm's Sorbet.

Karen Martini's recipes for sorbet and semifreddo.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Fresh now

Peaches

Peaches are best picked when the downy skin near the stem has turned from green to gold.

Cook | Robin Powell | Mon Nov 25 23:56:28 EST 2013

A simple lamb braise by Neil Perry

Lamb with fennel, preserved lemon and olives.

This versatile recipe is what you make it; add dates, dried apricots, almonds - whatever takes your fancy.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Nov 23 04:00:01 EST 2013

Melbourne cafe Hobba in Prahran hosts butter-making classes

Bridget Culliney

A growing number of people are giving butter-making a go.

Cook | Roslyn Grundy | Sat Nov 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Taste of summer: Mango recipes from Frank Camorra

Mango rice pudding brulee.

Summer without mangoes is like a tapas bar with no beer - it doesn't feel right.

Cook | Frank Camorra | Sat Nov 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

War fare to comfort the troops

Diana Lampe good food dinkus

Homity pies and bara brith are good old-fashioned recipes that have stood the test of time.

Cook | Diana Lampe | Wed Nov 20 03:00:00 EST 2013

Taramasalata and other caviar recipes

Taramasalata.

Roe, in the form of sturgeon caviar, is probably the most decadent of the world's luxury foods, but even in its more humble forms it can be just (well almost) as exciting.

Cook | Karen Martini | Tue Nov 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Cakes for every occasion

Cupcakes

Who doesn't love a cupcake? Jennifer Graham started baking them to help sell her cake stands at markets, but the cupcakes' popularity meant they overtook her other business.

Cook | Jennifer Graham | Tue Nov 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Is it OK to put coins in the Christmas pudding?

Christmas Pudding

For generations, Australians had steamed their puddings with sixpence and thruppence embedded. Then, the change of currency.

Cook | Brain food | Tue Nov 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hot food: Pimientos del padron

Pimientos del Padron with chorizo.

They're sweet and mild - until a bit later in the season, when every one in 10 is surprisingly hot.

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

Fresh now

Mangoes

Kensington Pride mangoes from Katherine are tastier than the early-season Darwin fruit.

Cook | Robin Powell | Mon Nov 18 23:59:10 EST 2013

Veganissimo: Lasagne and Thai curry recipes for vegans

Thai-style vegan green curry with coriander dressing

Veganissimo! By Leigh Drew, Arbon Publishing, $34.99.

Cook | Leigh Drew | Mon Nov 18 08:57:40 EST 2013

Neil Perry's crispy skin salmon and braised beans

Neil Perry's crispy skin salmon with braised white beans.

Silky on the inside yet crispy on the out, salmon gets grounded by the earthy addition of white beans.

Cook | Neil Perry | Sat Nov 16 04:16:01 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

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

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

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

How to cook up a book

Cookbooks

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