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Owen Pidgeon's pesto with home-grown rocket recipe

Rocket is very simple to grow, writes Owen Pidgeon, who shares his pesto recipe made with the home-grown herb.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jul 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

MasterChef Australia 2015: Winner Billie McKay scores a job at the Fat Duck restaurant

The finalists created Blumenthal's 'Botrytis Cinerea'. The dish appears on the tasting menu at the Fat Duck, Melbourne.

The winner thought it couldn't get any better than the MasterChef prize of $250,000 cash and a car - then along came Heston Blumenthal with a once-in-a-lifetime 'gift'.

Food News | Paul Kalina | Tue Jul 28 13:43:36 EST 2015

Melbourne Fat Duck flies out for Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Innovators: Ashley Palmer-Watts and Heston Blumenthal.

The Fat Duck site at Crown will be swiftly reworked into the second outpost of Heston Blumenthal's renowned London restaurant.

Food News | Simone Egger and Roslyn Grundy | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Evan Pemberton joins Sefa Kitchen line-up

There's a new face preparing the dishes at Bondi's Sefa Kitchen.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Palisade Hotel back in business in Millers Point

Up and running: The Palisade Hotel in Miller's Point.

The century-old Palisade Hotel at Millers Point is being brought back to life, step by step.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

What's fresh: Best buying in fruit and vegetables around Sydney

The cold snap has brought out the truffle hunters. Buy to eat as these gems lose flavour fast.

Food News | Robin Powell | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

On the road with Noma's Rene Redzepi

Rene Redzepi.

The renowned Danish chef Rene Redzepi is bringing his restaurant to Australia - and bringing Australia to his restaurant.

Food News | Jill Dupleix | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Via Napoli crosses harbour to Surry Hills

Margherita pizza at Via Napoli.

Lane Cove's Via Napoli Pizzeria is set to open on Crown Street.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Grounds of Alexandria set to expand into Sydney CBD

Coffee at The Grounds, Alexandria..

The Grounds is headed to the big smoke, but don't expect rambling gardens, copper shingle outdoor bars or farmyard pets when it opens on George Street.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Three Blue Ducks and Pinbone may move to Rosebery's Kitchen by Mike site

Pinbone may be thinking of a move to the Kitchen by Mike site in Rosebery.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Dog's Bar, St Kilda

Kingfish ceviche with avocado cream, grapefruit and cucumber dressing.

New owners want to return the Acland Street venue to its heyday as an iconic wine bar with great food.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Nutella shortage sparked by Melbourne doughnut craze

The nutella  doughnut at  Jimmy's Place.

Melbourne's Nutella doughnut craze has led to supplies of the chocolate-hazelnut spread drying up.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Jul 27 13:59:04 EST 2015

Just Open: London Fields, West End, Brisbane

Clams with parsley and 'nduja at London Fields.

Bonnie Shearston and Tom Sanceau, owners of Public, Red Hook and Coppa Spuntino, have added a gastropub to their growing portfolio.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Mon Jul 27 13:56:13 EST 2015

Brunetti set to expand with new 160-seat Carlton restaurant

The caffeine and cake empire is set to open an Italian restaurant, wine bar, coffee bar, roastery and dessert bar.

Food News | Suzanne Carbone | Mon Jul 27 11:28:52 EST 2015

Noma's Rene Redzepi to open Sydney pop-up in Barangaroo

Rene Redzepi forages in the Australian bush for produce he will use on his menu when Noma comes to Sydney.

Rene Redzepi is uprooting his acclaimed Copenhagen restaurant Noma, and relocating it to Australia.

Food News | Jill Dupleix | Sat Jul 25 10:22:10 EST 2015

Just Open: Mopho Canteen, Balaclava

Pork spring rolls at Mopho Canteen.

Casual Carlisle Street diner offers an elevated take on a clutch of Vietnamese classics.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Jul 24 14:40:53 EST 2015

Night Noodle Markets cockroach a one-off: organisers

Organisers to talk to stallholder after a cockroach was reportedly found.

Food News | | Fri Jul 24 13:38:10 EST 2015

McDonald's trialling all day breakfast menu in Australia

Fear 10.31am no more, because it may never be too late for that McMuffin and hash brown again.

Food News | Tang Li | Fri Jul 24 13:21:25 EST 2015

Just Open: Rude Boy Burger, Brunswick West

DBC (double bacon and cheese) burger at Rude Boy Burger, West Brunswick.

The owners of bustling Brunswick West cafe Lolo and Wren are now serving top-notch burgers with "a bit of grunt" next door.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Jul 24 12:06:18 EST 2015

Just Open: Adriano Zumbo's Italian cafe Little Frankie's, South Yarra

Adriano Zumbo.

The old-school cafe at the front of Adriano Zumbo's fanciful high-tea salon Fancy Nance is now open.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Jul 24 11:34:48 EST 2015