Karen Martini is a Melbourne-based chef, restaurateur, author and television presenter. karenmartini.com
Cooking with spice
Karen Martini Like any spice mix or paste, some versions of Garam masala are better than others, and the one you make yourself is always the best.
Bitter sweet dessert
Karen Martini The bitter-sweet marmalade tang of this syrup adds a great accent to desserts, sauces and savoury dishes.
Cook: puff pastry
Karen Martini Rough puff pastry is simple to make and a great recipe to have in your repertoire.
Karen Martini Karen Martini's slow-cooked meats and tender braises are perfect for cool autumn nights.
Karen Martini Recipes for a pumpkin pie, baked lasagnette and soup. Comfort alert.
Karen Martini These pretty little treats from Karen Martini are perfect for Easter.
Karen Martini These spicy, fruit-rich buns are the best way to start Easter morning.
Karen Martini It's almost Easter and time to get into the swing of things with some chocolate-laced recipes.
Karen Martini These are really elegant and flavourful little pies: sticky, rich and layered with spice.
Gluten free recipes
Karen Martini Can you believe it? There's a pizza recipe too. Glory!
Karen Martini Karen Martini's take on porchetta, served with jap pumpkin and silverbeet gratin.
Karen Martini Grilled eggplant with tahini dressing; melanzane sotto aceto, and yellow miso eggplant.
Chinese New Year
Karen Martini These three Karen Martini recipes might not be traditional, but they're a tasty way to usher in the year of the snake.
Karen Martini recipes
Karen Martini Try this delicious spatchcock with spicy escabeche dressing recipe by Karen Martini.
Karen Martini Karen Martini's vanilla and blackberry caramel ripple ice-cream.
Karen Martini Warm weather and beachy days calls out for fresh fish and happiness.
Karen Martini Karen Martini offers a festive ginger-spiced drink, and a sophisticated spider for dessert.
Karen Martini These three dishes are not so much Spanish dishes as dishes inspired by Spain.
Karen Martini Karen Martini has some excellent ideas to get your started.
Karen Martini Canapes that will suit any occasion - from posh nibbling to drunken gobbling.