Food News


'Something beneficial may be hiding within your daily brew.'

Is coffee good for you?

Andrew Masterson Evidence is mounting that moderate coffee intake may protect us from a range of diseases, and even increase life span. So is it OK to be addicted to coffee? Andrew Masterson reports.

opera house


Bennelong is back, baby

Callan Boys After two years of uncertainty, the Opera House's iconic dining room is back in business, with star chef Peter Gilmore at the helm.

winter warmers

Sticky date pudding at Cicciolina, St Kilda.

Melbourne's top 10 winter food experiences

Jane Ormond Here are some delicious experiences that will turn your shivers into a shimmy.

good food guide

Apple Strudel at Esquire.

Pick of the plates

Callan Boys The regional kitchens of Queensland outshone city restaurants at the latest Brisbane Times Good Food Guide awards.

recipe writing 101


Cooking the books

Barbara Sweeney What makes a good recipe and how do professionals write them? Food writer and 'talking cookbook' Barbara Sweeney gives us the lowdown.



What's in season?

A guide to seasonal produce and beautiful recipes. Read more



Replay video

Brent Savage's perfect poached eggs

Brent Savage from Yellow in Sydney's Potts Point creates his slow cooked poached eggs in an onion consomme. (02:22)