Ever heard of kosher salt? And what's the go with those fancy flakes?
This week's reader questions: What puts the bend in bangers? And can I pluck greens from the beach?
Chefs know they are only as good as their ingredients. Get to know your gruyere from your gouda.
Who can remember that green cardboard tube that contained small crumbly granules of 'parmesan'?
There is an art to a successful farm-fresh market shop. Here's what to ask the stallholders and how to select the best of the bunch.
Fancy eating broccoli raw? It might just be the healthiest way to prepare it.
With only four ingredients and lacking in challenging techniques, shortbread is quick to master. Once you've covered the buttery biscuit basics add a twist - citrus, vanilla or even choc-chips.
They're the stuff of weekend dreams: fluffy, creamy, indulgent scrambled eggs. Check out these tips from the top chefs on how to perfect your recipe.
Sydney baking teacher Anneka Manning shares the 'why' behind the 'how' of whipping up an easy sponge.
Can food-borne bacteria actually survive in the harsh conditions of your home freezer?
Honey has several interesting attributes that make it such a useful ingredient in cooking.
What is the tastiest ingredient that people routinely throw away and why?
This bold little loaf can be served with soups and dips, and has a golden pumpkin crumb studded with green olives.
Road-testing two popular cold brew coffee makers, plus recipes and water-to-coffee ratios.
Low GI, lower in gluten, higher in fibre: real bread is back and bakers are going back to basics.
Cult Sydney pastry chef Andrew Bowden aka Andy Bowdy shares how to assemble one of his blockbuster layer cakes.
World Latte Art Champion 2015 Caleb Cha shares his top tips for texturing milk.
Etiquette and manners are the lubrication that allows society to function smoothly.
Brain Food: In which Richard Cornish answers your vexing culinary dilemmas.
If you're still living on cheese toasties and takeaway, here are six familiar 'dishes' and hacks to improve them.