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Lunch with Alla Wolf-Tasker

Lakehouse founder Alla Wolf-Tasker.

Alla Wolf-Tasker defied the naysayers with Lake House and became a culinary star and pioneer.

Food News | Andrew Stephens | Sat Feb 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Five of a kind: Lunch-box snacks

Homemade hummus is an excellent snack.

School meals don't have to be boring. Forget bickies and plastic cheese and get creative with these offerings.

Food News | Justine Costigan | Sat Feb 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Seasonal cheese on the menu at Growers' Market

Sheep cheese from Pecora Dairy in Robertson.

Robertson cheese makers Michael and Cressida McNamara have such refined palates they can taste the seasons in their handcrafted products.

Food News | Georgia Booth | Fri Feb 01 17:34:30 EST 2013

Mutton sold as lamb: abattoir fined

Tolsat abattoir on the mid-north coast of NSW has been fined $66,000 for mislabelling older sheep meat as lamb.

Food News | Esther Han | Fri Feb 01 11:47:20 EST 2013

Why gourmands should give the Gold Coast a go

Pigs n pints

The Gold Coast isn't famous for its food, but new venues mean gourmands might now enjoy a visit.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Feb 01 10:28:50 EST 2013

New temporary home for Gambaro's

Gambaro's is gone! Well sort of. Stand in front of where it once was and look across the road.

Food News | Graze | Fri Feb 01 10:18:20 EST 2013

Award-winning cheese coming to Australia

One of the world's most highly regarded cheeses, the Rogue Special Reserve Blue, is coming to Australia.

Food News | Graze | Fri Feb 01 09:34:30 EST 2013

Anise re-emerges despite flood chaos


Anise re-opened on Wednesday, a rejuvenated but still petite bistro serving pan-European dishes.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Feb 01 09:10:30 EST 2013

What's on February: in and around Sydney

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A wrap-up of some of the food, wine and beer events in and around Sydney this month.

Food News | Georgia Booth | Thu Jan 31 17:53:20 EST 2013

Listeria infection prompts another cheese recall

A Hunter Valley cheese company has recalled one of its award-winning products because it is infected with listeria.

Food News | Esther Han | Thu Jan 31 16:39:40 EST 2013

What's On in February: Events around Melbourne

Victorian Craft Beer.

A wrap-up of some of the food, wine and beer events in and around Victoria this month.

Food News | Bites | Thu Jan 31 11:55:50 EST 2013

Chinatown hot spots fined for food breaches

china town

SOME of Chinatown's biggest eateries have been fined for failing to comply with the food safety code as the Chinese New Year looms.

Food News | Scott Bolles, Esther Han | Thu Jan 31 03:00:00 EST 2013

Aussie chefs place 7th in world pastry competition

Justin Yu from Team Pastry Australia makes his competition piece in Sydney, prior to the Pastry World Cup in France this month.11th January 2013Photo: Janie Barrett

A team of Australian pastry chefs has placed 7th - ahead of pastry heavyweights Belgium and Taiwan - in the world's most prestigious and demanding pastry competition.

Food News | Inga Ting | Wed Jan 30 10:14:59 EST 2013

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival: Culinary conversation

Hawaiin chef Ed Kenney.

Guest and resident chefs dig deep to celebrate Earth with a feast of flavours.

Food News | Sarina Lewis | Tue Jan 29 14:39:30 EST 2013

Pop-up Vietnam ... in Brunswick

The Bia Hoi team: Peter Healy (left), Chantelle Kallmeier, Kath Utry and Tom Stanislavski.

Hospitality veterans start a "summer fling" Vietnam pop-up in Brunswick.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jan 29 10:14:50 EST 2013

Lollies we love

Mixed bag of lollies.

They represent our first discretionary purchase, and are important enough for a PhD thesis.

Food News | Larry Writer | Tue Jan 29 03:00:00 EST 2013

Rhonda, Ketut and the perfect catch

Fish and chips can be hot and miss.

The hunt for great fish and chips starts in Bali but ends up closer to home.

Food News | Deborah Forster | Tue Jan 29 03:00:00 EST 2013

Kitchen Spy: Pete Evans

Peter Evans in his home kitchen.

Chef Pete Evans has cooked for royalty, built Hugos, written seven cookbooks and is a regular judge on My Kitchen Rules.

Food News | Stephanie Clifford-Smith | Tue Jan 29 03:00:00 EST 2013

Tennis champ Li Na ranks Dainty Sichuan

Tennis player Li Na at Crown, Silks.

Add tennis champ Li Na to the list of visiting foodies for whom South Yarra's Dainty Sichuan is chilli catnip.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Tue Jan 29 03:00:00 EST 2013

Eat, drink, discover, party: this year's hot tickets at Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

MFWF 2012 world's longest lunch

Can't work out what to see? Here are some of the program highlights for 2013.

Food News | Sarina Lewis | Tue Jan 29 00:00:00 EST 2013