Supermarkets versus farmers' markets: which is better in value and taste?

Farmers' market produce versus supermarkets.

Big chains versus small producers: who has the tastiest, longest-lasting produce, and how much does it cost? We bought, tasted and tested food from supermarkets and farmers' markets and the verdicts...

Top 10 Cook | Tue Mar 08 06:02:00 EST 2016

Tomato sauce taste test

A squirt of 'dead horse'.

We taste-tested 10 top brands of tomato sauce. Here are our results, from best to worst.

Top 10 Cook | Tue Feb 23 23:30:00 EST 2016

Best off-the-shelf mustards

French's mustard is an American classic.

Whether it's dijon, hot English, American or boutique, these mustards add some bite.

Top 10 Cook | Tue Feb 23 09:53:15 EST 2016

In search of Australia's best supermarket sausage 2016

Supermarket sausage taste test 2016.

It was a sausage sizzle of heroic dimensions. But which bangers were the best and which were the wurst?

Top 10 Cook | Tue Feb 23 06:15:36 EST 2016

Taste test: Top 10 off-the-shelf mustards

Cutting the mustard: It wouldn't be a real hot dog without that yellow condiment.

Keen on mustard? Whether it's dijon, hot English, American or boutique, these off-the-shelf offerings add some bite.

Top 10 Cook | Tue Feb 23 00:45:00 EST 2016

Time to get saucy


Good Food taste-test 10 brands of tomato sauce and rate them best to worst.

Top 10 Cook | Mon Feb 22 16:12:46 EST 2016

Super snags

Sausage taste test for good food to run feb 23 2016 Photo Tim Grey

Good Food gives you Australia's best supermarket sausage, from best to wurst.

Top 10 Cook | Mon Feb 22 16:12:41 EST 2016

Julia Zemiro's home kitchen

Good Food. Kitchen Spy. Julia Zemiro, television presenter in her kitchen. Photo by Edwina Pickles. Taken on 2015.

Television host Julia Zemiro takes us through her favourite kitchen goodies.

Top 10 Cook | Mon Feb 22 13:54:07 EST 2016

Taste test: Top 10 new-wave Australian hot sauces

Hot sauce.

Turn boring brunches, lacklustre lunches or drab dinners into a fiery fiesta with these sparky sauces.

Top 10 Cook | Tue Feb 16 00:00:00 EST 2016

Taste test: Top 10 Australian hot sauces

Hot sauce.

With the rise of barbecue and burger joints, hot sauce is really having a moment. Here are 10 of the best. Heat ratings: (1 (softcore) - 3 (hardcore).

Top 10 Cook | Mon Feb 15 14:24:34 EST 2016

The top 10 food films of all time

Is Ratatouille the best restaurant movie ever made?

What's better than cooking up a storm? Watching other people slaving away of course.

Top 10 Cook | Mon Feb 01 09:00:00 EST 2016

Top 10 iconic Australian foods

Mixed lollies from a mlk bar.

The uniquely Aussie, occasionally daggy things that far-from-home care packages are made of.

Top 10 Cook | Tue Jan 26 13:31:00 EST 2016

The food trends we've discovered via Instagram

Good Food
Baked camembert cheese at Royal Hotel in Paddington.
15th November 2015.
Photo: Steven Siewert

Fifty thousand followers later – here's what we've learnt about food trends via Instagram.

Top 10 Cook | Wed Jan 06 10:00:00 EST 2016

Top 10 foods you shouldn't be eating (and 10 you should)

Kale salad.

What foods should you steer clear of, and what should you add to your diet for a healthier 2016?

Top 10 Cook | Tue Jan 05 16:45:56 EST 2016

Australia's best ham: Good Food Christmas ham taste test 2015

Ham taste test at Kirk's Wine Bar for Epicure Good Food.

It's the 2015 Good Food Ham Jam, with 22 legs tested and tasted by a pork-loving team to see what will make the cut at the Christmas table.

Top 10 Cook | Tue Dec 01 00:15:00 EST 2015

Ten great food mash-up recipes

Lasagne spaghetti.

Sure, lasagne and spaghetti bolognese are delicious on their own, but together, they're amazing.

Top 10 Cook | Thu Nov 05 10:11:45 EST 2015

Momofuku Milk Bar's Christina Tosi shares her cookie tips

Christina Tosi, of Momofuku Milk Bar, with her Singleton whisky maple cookies.

Founder of New York milk bar is in Sydney to share her cookie philosophy.

Top 10 Cook | Thu Oct 08 13:01:13 EST 2015

Ten things you didn't know about chocolate


Chocolate is made from dried seeds found in pods on the cacao tree and it's loved everywhere from Townsville to Timbuktu to Texas. But you probably knew that. Here are some facts you might not.

Top 10 Cook | Fri Sep 25 12:00:49 EST 2015

Ten foods that are a drag to buy but easy to make at home

Homemade ricotta

Buying certain foodstuffs just doesn't make sense. At least, not when they are this easy to make.

Top 10 Cook | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Ten great summer salads

Tomato salad with tzatziki.

The hottest (and coolest) salads around for the summer of 2015.

Top 10 Cook | Mon Jan 19 13:10:09 EST 2015