Food Features

Dream cake

This is how you do a lazy long lunch


Katie Quinn Davies Try this dreamy menu from What Katie Ate at the Weekend.

What Katie Ate

Five minutes with Katie Quinn Davies


Candice Chung We talk to the creator of 'What Katie Ate' about her new book and the best things about being a food photographer.

Kitchen Coquette

Coconut, mango and passionfruit ice pops

Coconut, mango and passionfruit ice pops with Thai kaffir lime chilli salt

KATRINA MEYNINK With Thai kaffir lime chilli salt.

Peter Gilmore app

Peter Gilmore launches new gourmet cooking app


Oh this? Just Chef Peter Gilmore talking you through how to make his three-hatted dishes. No biggie.

Summer pie

Chicken pie with tarragon, corn and vermouth


Dan Lepard No such thing as a wrong season for pie.

Bill Granger's mid-week dinner party

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Bill Granger When you have people over, you don't want to miss out on any of the fun. Go for dishes that can be easily prepared, says Bill Granger.

New croissant-hybrid 'Baissant' is the world's heartbreaking attempt to create the next 'cronut'


The bagel-croissant debuted alongside other items, including the "crozel," a pretzel-croissant hybrid.

Kitchen by Mike

Sourdough pancakes with lemon curd


Mike McEnearney A weekend brunch recipe that's worth every bit of prep time.

Huxtable classic

Huxtable's john dory, fricassee of peas, smoked mussels and lomo

Huxtable’s john dory, fricassee of peas, smoked mussels and lomo.

Daniel Wilson This dish is excellent for warmer weather months, the adaptation of a classic combination with lighter summer ingredients.

Yotam Ottolenghi's corsican pie with zucchini flowers

Yotam Ottolenghi's zucchini tart.

Yotam Ottolenghi You can also use a wide range of wild, cultivated or supermarket greens in this recipe.

Lazy summer salad

A two-minute meal for grown-ups

Cous cous is two minute noodles for grown-ups.

KATRINA MEYNINK This cous cous salad is the ultimate go-to on a lazy summer afternoon.

Dreamy cakes

Everything you've ever wanted in a chocolate cake

Double chocolate cloud cake

Anna Jones You have not lived life thoroughly until you've tried this double chocolate cloud cake.

Here's how to eat like the French


Bill Granger Nobody does long lunches with quite as much elegance as the French – simple, timeless and totally delicious.

Sweet envy

An old-timey biscuit to master


Alistair Wise and Teena Kearney-Wise The Margate is a salute to the great Kingston biscuit — made of two coconut biscuits sandwiched around a chocolate centre.

Homemade cronuts

So this is how you make a real cronut

An authentic recipe for cronuts.

Eitan Levine Straight from Dominique Ansel, the Beyoncé of pastry chefs. (Oh yeah, it takes three days, BTW)

Adam Liaw's Japanese comfort food

Adam Liaw's Chicken soboro

Adam Liaw This clever one-bowl dish will cure your mid-week dinner rut.

Dreamy dessert

A hedonistic Golden Rough cake

A hedonistic mix of coconut chocolate and buttermilk cake, vanilla and chocolate ice cream and coconut macarons.

KATRINA MEYNINK Behold, a deconstructed dessert that would quell any current and future needs for all things chocolate and coconut.

80s food trend

Neil Perry's Prawn, scallop and crab seafood cocktail


Neil Perry An 80s hit that's worth revisiting this summer.

Summer starters

Snapper sashimi with wasabi snow


Hamish Ingham Hamish Ingham from Bar H shares a perfect summer recipe from his masterclass at the upcoming Omnivore World Tour.

Kitchen Coquette

Shredded duck dumplings with hoi sin sauce


KATRINA MEYNINK This is a quick, cheating version of dumplings where the craving outweighs the desire for a trip out for your secret local best.

Mr Hong recipes

A Dan Hong approved feast


AKA how to turn your dinner table to a pop-up Ms G's.

Italian cake

An Italian cake you should master


Claire Clark Trust us, this will overtake your love of Tiramisu.

Modern Mexican

Bill Granger's take on Tex-Mex


Bill Granger Bill Granger serves up a menu guaranteed to wow any crowd. Ole!

Taste of Summer

How to make Le Fizz

Le Fizz

This could be your new favourite drink.

Dan Hong interview

Everything you've always wanted to ask Dan Hong

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Candice Chung We chat to the sneakers-loving, perennially Instagramming kitchen genius about his new book, Mr Hong.

Kitchen Coquette

Chocolate vino cotto pavlova with balsamic strawberries and basil


KATRINA MEYNINK Nothing beats a sneaky pav in the warm weather, one groaning with fruit and mascarpone cream whipped into submission.

The magical things you can do with potatoes


Bill Granger The potato is not so humble in the opinion (and hands) of Bill Granger.

Not quite shakshuka

A colourful weekend brunch to master


Yotam Ottolenghi Yotam Ottolenghi's 'not quite shakshuka' is the perfect recipe for vegetarian brunch lovers.

Decoding menus

A linguist's guide on hipster menus


Jennifer Schuessler The science behind fancy dish names and (overly) passionate Yelp reviews.

Neil Perry

Neil Perry's chocolate hazelnut tart


Happiness is made of this.

Kitchen Coquette

Coconut poached jewfish with ruby red grapefruit and green papaya salad


KATRINA MEYNINK Celebrate spring with this coconut poached jewfish with ruby red grapefruit and green papaya salad.

World's best

Cow and Moon: what it's like when your local gets ruined

Enmore's Cow and Moon gelato last night. Photo: Asian Games

Ali Benton This is no exaggeration, last night the queue for Cow and the Moon gelato shop stretched around the corner and down the street.

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Best gelato in the world revealed....

Gelato tubs at Cow and the Moon in Enmore.

Phoebe Tilelli A gelateria in Sydney's Enmore has been named the world's best, outranking even the Italian teams.


Neil Perry's yakitori chicken sticks


Neil Perry This Japanese-inspired dish is perfect with a bowl of rice and a miso soup on the side.

Peppermint brownies

Dark chocolate peppermint brownies with chocolate mint


KATRINA MEYNINK May we present: a very minty, chocolatey and amazing party.

Pork belly sliders

You can make your own bar snacks at home


Gary Mehigan Turn your home into a pop-up bar with Gary Mehigan's delicious pork sliders.

Comfort food

Soup is more than a starter


Bill Granger Try soup on a Monday and start the week in a deliciously relaxing way.

Slow-cooked lamb

Slow-baked lamb shoulder with garam masala


Karen Martini Because weekends are for slow-cooking, right?

Marmalade puddings

Gary Mehigan's ginger marmalade puddings


Gary Mehigan Oh, the magical things you can do with jam.

Kitchen Coquette

A dish for hangovers and broken hearts


KATRINA MEYNINK Nothing lifts the spirits quite like delicious ribbons of pasta and a rustic Bolognese sauce.

Japanese food

A chef's guide to the top 10 Japanese restaurants around the world


Sake chef Shaun Presland's favourite haunts for delicious Japanese eats.

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Winter warmer

Bill Granger's winter shepherd's pie


Bill Granger Convenience and scrumptiousness combine when Bill Granger fires up the oven and breaks out the pastry.

Kitchen coquette

Chai tea poached pears with gingersnap crumble and vanilla bean yoghurt


KATRINA MEYNINK There is something about poached pears that is delicate and soothing. Ditto a cup of chai.

Perfect pasta

Are you sure you're cooking pasta correctly?


Celebrity chef Stefano De Pieri on what we talk about when we talk about 'al dente'.

Frank Camorra

Frank Camorra's lamb chilindron with celeriac puree


A Spanish slow-cooked dish that's definitely worth your while.

Chocolate treat

Consider the chocolate cloud cake


Anthia Koullouros If there's one reason to learn to bake, it's this.

Winter long lunch

Barbecues aren't just for summer, you know


American style Smoked bbq is very different from a summer barbie but it's perfect for a winter long lunch.

Kitchen Coquette

Chocolate truffle tarts with honeycomb and crystalised violets


KATRINA MEYNINK An utterly grown up way to cure your honeycomb cravings.


Winter feast

A Vietnamese style winter feast


Roast dinner isn't the only cold weather treat. Try Simmone Logue's Vietnamese comfort food recipes.

Apres ski style food

Bill Granger - Alpine food

Bill Granger Food to eat post hitting the slopes. Or sitting on the couch. Your choice.

Selfie toaster

Do you need a selfie toaster?


ANNIE STEVENS Some pros and cons.

Yes to meatballs

Meatballs just made for lazy day eating


KATRINA MEYNINK It doesn't get much heartier than meatballs on a slab of cheesy brioche.

Entertaining ideas

DIY Korean-style fried chicken

Karen Martini's Korean-style fried chicken.

KAREN MARTINI A make at home version of the Korean classic. Don't forget the napkins.

Things you can whip up with puff pastry

Puff pastry

Bill Granger Including these delicious passionfruit tarts.

Winter roasts

The art of cooking a perfect roast chicken

Belinda Jeffrey's roast chook.

Angie Schiavone A fool-proof guide to this most comforting of winter recipes.


Stews aren't pretty, but they sure are comforting

Bill Granger food - Let it stew 
Photography: Kristin Perers
Food preparation: Rosie Reynolds 
Props merchandising: Rachel Jukes

Bill Granger They might not look fancy, but stews suit cold evenings perfectly, plus they sure do feed a crowd.

How to make a Chinese banquet at home

Prawn wonton soup.

NEIL PERRY A fuss-free banquet with spice, texture, colour and vibrancy on the palate (and plate).


Delicious things to do with bacon


FRANK CAMORRA Bacon just makes everything better, yes?


Donburi bowl

An everything you need Teriyaki salmon bowl


KATRINA MEYNINK A field guide to a perfectly constructed Donburi bowl.