Food Features

Good news!

Finally! Sydney is getting its own cat cafe!

What to expect: here's a cat relaxing in a cat cafe in Tokyo.

Effie Mann A couple have started a crowd funding campaign to get a cat cafe in Sydney... and it's gonna be space themed.

Halloween treats

What to make for your Halloween party

Jane Ormond Halloween isn't all about sugar and scary films, yeah?

Fountain of youth

Taste of the 90s: Sub Zero is back

Sub Zero's are back in bottle shops today.

Sarah Oakes The source of so many sentences that began, "I'm never drinking again" is back in your local liquor store fridge from today.

Aussie Xmas

Introducing the Christmas lamington

If ever there was an excuse for a Christmas/Aussie-baking-great mash up I feel the lamington is it.

Katrina Meynink If ever there was an excuse for a Christmas/Aussie-baking-great mash up, the lamington is it.

Worst news for Xmas party-goers: McDonald's is running out of fries in Japan

RUNNING OUT: The shortage means customers in Japan will be able to buy only small packs of fries.

Anna Fifield Nooooo! McDonald's is running out of french fries and will start rationing the crispy delicacy.

Holiday Picnic - Bill Granger food

Apricot and almond tart.

Bill Granger Yes, it's true, food really does taste better outdoors. Bill Granger suggests these easy recipes for your next alfresco spread

Breakfast in a jar

Breakfast in a jar

Arabella Forge breakfast smoothie recipes.

Arabella Forge Delicious, nutritious and totally Instagrammable.

Anti-Martha Stewart

The food icon to be obsessed with right now

Jeff Gordinier The late, and beloved, food writer Laurie Colwin described herself as a "refined slob" and she's appealing to a new generation of food - and book - lovers.

Ferran Adria

Tips from the five time world's best chef

Richard Cornish Ferran Adria shares his tips on grilling, saucing and combining flavours.

Delightful pairings

Sophisticated beer and food matching


Annie Stevens Beer goes with so many more things than you might have thought.

Slow food

The nose to tail approach to food is one to know about

Annie Stevens Bishop Sessa head chef

Neil Perry

It's Autumn, let's eat Neil Perry's roast pork belly

Roast pork belly.

Neil Perry It makes an absolutely terrific sandwich.

Whole foods

Bill Granger wants you to love whole foods

Annie Stevens Bill Granger is on a mission to elevate real, whole foods.

Neil Perry

Spicy salmon salad and fragrant broth

Neil Perry Heat and spice come to life in a noodle broth boasting big, beefy flavours and a simple but saucy salad.

Neil Perry

Warm up with Neil Perry's spicy clam and white bean chowder

Neil Perry Beans mean business, especially when teamed with fruits of the sea. Use them as a base to thicken soups or as the main feature in a side dish.

Cooking secrets

Top chefs reveal their cooking secrets

Drumroll, please. We'd like to announce our crack team of recipe writers, Pete Evans, Neil Perry, Karen Martini, Dan Lepard and Adam Liaw, who share the cooking wisdom they live by and some of their...

Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw's Japanese inspired chicken schnitzel

Adam Liaw Your chicken schnitz just got a whole lot tastier.

Food trend: scuffins

What do you get when you cross a muffin with a scone?


Annie Stevens A tasty and reasonably healthy play lunch sized treat.

Mother's day cake

A completely and utterly lovely cake


Katrina Meynink A cake for all the mothers and cake lovers out there.

Italian dinner party

Three dishes to master for a DIY Italian dinner party

Acclaimed Italian chef Stefano Manfredi shares his thorougly impressive regional party recipes.