Food Blogs

Bastille Day

A quince tart for the soul

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KATRINA MEYNINK Pastry so light and flaky you expect to find it down your top, in your beard, or on your baby’s head for weeks to come.

Chocolate chocolate chocolate

A chocolate flavourologist is an actual job

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Katrina Meynink Ummm where do we sign up?

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Donburi

A delightful Teriyaki salmon bowl

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Katrina Meynini A field guide to a perfectly constructed Donburi bowl.

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Winter food

A coq a vin of sorts

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Katrina Meynink The art of using what you have on hand to make something seriously tasty.

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Treat yourself

Your sticky dated antidote to winter blues

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Katrina Meynink Sticky date pudding just got even more delicious/soul bolstering.

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Hearty fare

Hurrah, it's soup season

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Katrina Meyink And by that we mean soup so thick and comforting that you could stand a spoon in it.

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Pure heaven

What cupcake fatigue?

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Katrina Meynink Just when you thought you were over cupcakes, these came along.

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Sweet + Savoury

Delicious meatballs with cherry jam and yoghurt

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Katrina Meynink Wonderous spicy, pungent, textural flavour bombs in your mouth.

Huxtabook recipes

A good bit of chargrilled beef with caramelised onion puree and pepper sauce

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emann Rejoice fine eating friends - finally, Huxtable dishes can be recreated at home!

Bun recipes

Why not enjoy a hot cross bun festival?

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Katrina Meynink Get amongst it people – hot cross buns in their various forms and incarnations from breakfast through to dessert.

Marvelous Creations mousse cake

Introducing the Marvelous Creations mousse cake

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Katrina Meynink Yes this is really happening, an unholy creation of perfection.

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Thai food

How to make perfect Pad Thai

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Katrina Meynink There's not better example of all that's good about Thailand than this dish, except when it's done badly.

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This roulade will be your dessert weapon

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Katrina Meynink A roulade featuring Turkish delight, meringue, raspberries and pistachios, oh my. Oh my, oh my.

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The joy of old-fashioned cooking techniques

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Katrina Meynink Here's one good reason: pomegranate and spice maple slow-roasted lamb shoulder. Yeahhhh.

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Homemade ice-cream

Impossibly refreshing basil and mint ice-cream

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Katrina Meynink A delightfully quick and easy recipe for homemade ice-cream/joy.

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Comfort desserts

The best desserts are the slab kind

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Katrina Meynink These apple and rhubarb slabs are frills-free comfort food at its best.

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Really fancy waffles

The not-so-humble waffle

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Katrina Meynink Wasabi, cheese and pancetta waffles. You're going to want to face plant into these on the weekend.

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Summer flavours

A light and lush summer salad

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Katrina Meynink Fresh fish and watermelon, could you actually get any more summery?

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Valentine's Day recipe ideas

A Valentine's Day dinner that will win over cynics

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Katrina Meynink Even if you hate Valentine's Day it's still OK to gobble delicious things!

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Nutella meringue

Little bites of heaven (and Nutella)

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Katrina Meynink The meringue is totally underrated in its excellence.

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Breakfast ideas

The alternative to a dull breakfast

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Katrina Meynink Perfect brunch food.

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Australian classic

A pavlova that's just like eating clouds

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Katrina Meynink Salted bourbon caramel with grilled peach clouds to be exact.

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Treat yourself

Chocolate crackles for grownups

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Katrina Meynink A delicious alternative to a New Year's diet.

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The everything Christmas roulade

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Katrina Meynink Introducing the fruit mince pie, chocolate and brandy cream Christmas roulade.

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Christmas ideas

Now this is how to glaze a ham

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Katrina Meynink A sticky Christmas ham that takes inspiration from Southern America. Oh yeeahh.

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Festive treats

Festive (melting) moments

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Katrina Meynink With added candy cane cream. We repeat, candy cane cream.

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Christmas ideas

A luxuriously slow-cooked pork shoulder

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Katrina Meynink And since you can't really get it wrong, it's perfect for the Christmas table.

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The Kitchen Coquette

Festive chocolate and butterscotch bites

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Katrina Meynink These miniature delights are the perfect thing to serve during party season.

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Popcorn prawns

Popcorn prawns are undeniably delicious

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Katrina Meynink The ultimate summer lunch. Or dinner. Or snack.

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Spring dessert

Heavenly berries with meringue, vanilla yoghurt and musk syrup

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Katrina Meynink The ultimate food flavour pyramid for spring.

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How to BBQ

This delicious salad is made with a bbq

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Katrina Meynink The two coolest chefs around are changing how we feel about bbqing.

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Banh mi

A banh mi roll in salad form

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Katrina Meynink It's genius, really.

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Hump day treat

An utterly sinful icecream sandwich

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Katrina Meynink Go on, do it. Isn't about time you treated yourself?

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Amazing cupcakes

Bake yourself happy

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Katrina Meynink This is especially possible with turkish delight and dark chocolate cupcakes.

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Fancy icecream bars

A fancy homemade Weiss bar

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Katrina Meynink With added booze. Hurrah!

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Exotic treat

Middle Eastern rocky road

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Katrina Meynink Meet us in a happy, happy place.

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The new burger?

We might love lobster rolls even more than burgers

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Katrina Meynink When they go as well with beer as they do champagne, why wouldn't you?

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Spring Salmon Salad

Summery salad

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Katrina Meynink It's basically a non-soggy miracle.

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Blueberry blondie

The brilliant blueberry blondie

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Katrina Meynink Crammed with blueberries, chocolate chips and nuts, this blondie sure is something.

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Pretty sweet treats

Crack caramel

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Katrina Meynink These pretty caramels are good enough for gifts, and/or gobbling until your teeth ache.

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Parmesan pesto fries

Now these are potato chips

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Katrina Meynink These pesto parmesan fries will probably change your life.

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Cherry Ripe inspired dessert

Cherry Ripe, redux

cherry ripe choc tarts

Katrina Meynink That old favourite, the Cherry Ripe, gets a schmancy makeover.

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Simply delicious

A simply delightful cake

earl crumble cake

Katrina Meynink Not all cakes should be fancy and fiddly, there's much to love about a simple cake.

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Genius ideas

You need to know about bacon jam

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Katrina Meynink Because it is a frankly genius idea.

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