12:00am A breakfast salad of green-goddess like proportions with just the right combination of cooked and raw.
Victor Chung A tangy summer salad from the head chef of Subcontinental, the sister restaurant of Longrain.
JILL DUPLEIX The perfect weekend breakfast or brunch; cleverly designed so the toast captures the oozing pan juices of the warm, ripe plums.
Fresh, fun and delicious, here are great ways to cool down while treating yourself to some fruity goodness.
JILL DUPLEIX Serve with a bowl of yoghurt swirled with harissa chilli paste for dipping. They go equally well with drinks, a simple grill or an eggy weekend brunch.
KATRINA MEYNINK What better way to celebrate than a good, honest, but still decadent chocolate delight?
Zac Ahrens Here's how to recreate an Ash Street Cellar classic at home.
DIY duck buns
Gus Armstrong Why not master the bao as the ultimate Chinese New Year treat?
KATRINA MEYNINK What are those little puffed magic delights I hear you ask?
Bill Granger Provençal food is healthy, light, big on fish and vegetables, and pile-on-the-plate simple – my kind of cooking.
NEIL PERRY Make life a little less ordinary with this sublime yet simple sandwich.
FRANK CAMORRA For when you need a very big chocolate hit.
Episode 5 in the Tiny Hamster series has dropped, you guys, and love is in the air.
KATRINA MEYNINK A tart inspired by the humble Picnic Bar and all things chocolate, caramel and wafer.
ADAM LIAW If you lighten up the sides your steak dinner can still be a healthy option.
These desserts are seductive and so easy, leaving you plenty of time for the important business of romancing.
NEIL PERRY Vietnamese wraps make a table-side choose-your-own-adventure: serve up a few fab fillings and let guests do the rest. DIY-delicious.
KATRINA MEYNINK A simple spin on the sweet, sticky classic.
Cadbury, the No.1 player in Australia's $2 billion chocolate market, plans to reduce the size of its big-selling family blocks of chocolate by about 10 per cent to save costs.
Ali and Mitch Torres Recipes influenced by a melting pot of influences from Aboriginal Australia, Malaysia, China, Japan and the Philippines.
Patrick Friesen A summer dish inspired by a mennonite soup called somma borscht.
NEIL PERRY Mix wholesome trout with Japanese marinade for a healthy and mouth-watering dish.
DIY lamb wraps
KATRINA MEYNINK These DIY lamb wraps are so damn colourful -- and they take five minutes to pull together.
There is a little corner of New York that is forever Australia, writes Chloe Angyal.
JILL DUPLEIX You could have a tomato salad every single day in summer and never tire of it.
KATRINA MEYNINK Eat this and good things will come. Promise.
FRANK CAMORRA A reworked Mexican classic that means no leftovers.
Bill Granger Friends for dinner? Try these light, Asian-inspired dishes made to please a crowd on a summer evening.
Shane Delia Try Shane Delia's poached chicken with rice, ginger, pinenuts, barberries.
Tom Phillips Just. No.
KATRINA MEYNINK Those blistering hot weekends require delicious cold things.
With Brazil nuts and coconut chocolate sofa dipping sauces.
NEIL PERRY It's perfect for whiting and sole, but fish like snapper, bream, blue-eye trevalla and coral trout are also good.
Candice Chung It feels like the whole 2014 was building up to this single moment, right?
Summer party food
FRANK CAMORRA Making a splash with summer party food doesn't always mean making a huge effort.
NEIL PERRY Fresh spices add a wonderful fragrance to this simple Middle Eastern-inspired dish.
KATRINA MEYNINK Yes, there is light shining at the end of the ham eating tunnel.
JAMES ROBERTSON Fast-food giant KFC is adding beer and cider to its menu alongside the chicken and chips.
Strawberries are at their best right now, and Santa is definitely in season. It doesn't take much to put the two together - with cream cheese - in one very cute Strawberry Santa.
Trust us, this honey-glazed ham with cumberland sauce is worth your while.
DAN LEPARD This pudding - in the grand tradition of Australian iced Christmas desserts - can be made a week ahead, sliced straight from frozen, and gets an evocative mix of childhood and adult flavours bang-on.
Rachel Eddie Being a recently dumped single lady has never been so easy.
Scott Pickett Roasts are traditional for Christmas – but this is a spruced up version.
KATRINA MEYNINK The one thing that can certainly be said for the food trends of 2014 is the celebration of all things vegetable.
Jill Dupleix Here's to the prawn cocktail, a time-honoured classic that's being reinvented by modern chefs.
Izzy Hossack A sticky swirl of cinnamon-layered dough with a dark, pretzely crust and sprinkle of chunky salt.
Bill Granger Not a fan of the traditional Christmas pud? Here are has some alternatives that will have the crowd licking their plates.
Spicy Xmas feast
Anjum Anand A delicious showstopper of a dish, this spiced leg of lamb will brighten up a summer’s day.
Mmm ... Cumbercupcakes.
Izy Hossack Baked rosemary polenta chips are perfect for the times when you want to make oven fries but don’t have any potatoes.
KATRINA MEYNINK Don't think. Just do it.
Neil Perry Give tuna steak a Spanish spin with a dash of oloroso sherry.
We like to think we know everything there is to know about cooking meat. Now wait till you've tasted the Argentinian way with beef…
Plan this in advance and you'll cruise through the Xmas lunch prep on the day.
Best ever cookies
Izy Hossack Stop whatever you’re planning on doing. New agenda: go and make this cookie dough now.
KATRINA MEYNINK Try Katrina Meynink's interpretation of the Redskin milkshake from Melbourne's The Tuckshop Takeaway.
Emiko Davies Raspberries and the scent of roses make this Christmas dessert even more appealing.