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How to avoid a truffle kerfuffle

The more I study the warty black exterior of the fungus, the more nervous I become, Hamish Boland-Rudder writes.

Food News | Hamish Boland-Rudder | Wed Jun 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Thinking in the box

Square Metre Gardening, pic supplied publisher

Growing winter's vegetables will be a pleasure with Square Metre Gardening.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Wed Jun 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Daramalan College students shine

Daramalan College year 11 students Ben McDonald and Jemima Edwards have won the ACT Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge held by the Australian Culinary Federation.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Jun 18 18:42:10 EST 2013

Hunt for the first Chinese restaurant

Neil Manton sets out to discover when the first Chinese restaurant – and specialist Chinese ingredients – came to Canberra.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Jun 18 18:42:45 EST 2013

Blending food with science at Questacon

Questacon will hold a food and science night for adults on Friday, June 21.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Jun 18 18:42:49 EST 2013

ANU holds vegetarian cooking workshop

The Australian National University Food Co-op hosts a vegetarian cooking workshop on Saturday, June 29.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Jun 18 18:42:26 EST 2013

Rooftop dinner at Realm

The Hotel Realm hosts a dinner with wines from Blue Poles in the Margaret River, Western Australia, on Tuesday, June 25.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Jun 18 18:42:29 EST 2013

Truffles are in the air

Truffles have always seemed a fairly adult kind of treat, not least because of the exorbitant cost, but there’s no doubt children can love them, too.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Jun 18 18:42:19 EST 2013

Three Italians stage feast at Benedict House

Two young Italian cooks on a two-year working visit to Australia are teaming up with Sam Pauletto from Benedict House in Queanbeyan to cook a lunch at Benedict House on Sunday, June 23.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Jun 18 18:42:36 EST 2013

Tricky treat

First Truffles of the season. The first truffles of the season were picked yesterday morning on the farm of Denzil Sturgiss  right  ,  Woodlawn Farm ,Tarago,  NSW  with the help of Duncan Garvey  left  of  Perigord Truffles of Tasmania  and his dog  Pickles . Photo by Bryan O Brien Friday 8 June SMH News

Truffle growing is far from easy riches, so it helps to really dig it, writes Hamish Boland-Rudder.

Food News | Hamish Boland-Rudder | Tue Jun 18 10:28:20 EST 2013

New opening: Verona in the Valley

Romeo and Juliet meet Fortitude Valley.

Food News | Graze | Tue Jun 18 08:40:00 EST 2013

Hold the butter

Brisbane is set to get its second "paleo" cafe.

Food News | Graze | Tue Jun 18 08:00:00 EST 2013

Bacchus chef shuffle

TRA 23 MARCH Brisbane. LOW RES. Smoking impressionist cocktail at Bacchus Bar. Credit Daniel Scott

Mark Penna replaces Americo Fernandes at Bacchus.

Food News | Graze | Tue Jun 18 08:00:00 EST 2013

New opening is Alimentari, my dear

Smith Street Alimentari is to open in Collingwood.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Industry rallies to support one of its own

The team behind China Lane in the city will join the clambake down at Bondi Beach next summer, opening a new restaurant, China Diner, at The Hub development on Hall Street.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Pilu to open at Taronga Zoo

Giovanni Pilu has been brought in to open a cafe in the old Top Plaza Cafe site at the entrance to the zoo in early July.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Aki's hits back at Name and Shame sting

Kumar Mahadevan at his refurbished Indian restaurant,  Aki s  at Woolloomooloo. GOOD LIVING-SMH photo by Marco Del Grande SPECIALX 82641

The owner of Aki's has hit back following the Woolloomooloo restaurant's appearance on the NSW Food Authority's Name and Shame list.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

In season now

SELECTED FOR WEBSITETravatino family at their fruit, veg & cafe ... l-rJoseph, Sebastian, Samuel and Teresa,photo taken on the 4th of july 2003,smh,goodliving,photo by Jacky Ghossein/jgz SPECIALX 00000Strawberries

Strawberries from Queensland are the treat of winter.

Food News | Robin Powell | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Design praise for cool hand Luke

05-07-2012 Seddon 18302 - Food review, Common Galaxia owner Luke Mutton.
 Photo by MICHAEL COPP / THE WEEKLY

Cafe owner Luke Mutton is wins a high commendation for his interior design.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Food and hair a heady combination for entrepreneurs

Cutting hair

Food and strands of hair in any combination would be an unappetising thought for most people, but it is the underpinning of a thriving cafe business model in Redfern.

Food News | Esther Han | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013