Food Features

Kitchen Coquette

Shredded duck dumplings with hoi sin sauce


KATRINA MEYNINK 8:51am 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

dan hong

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

Food Fashion Love

Fleur Wood's chicken rice paper rolls with edible flowers


Fleur Wood The most Instagram-worthy dishes from Fleur Wood's new book, 'Food Fashion Love'.

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.

Carb-free tacos

River Cottage: A tasty Mexican classic made healthy


Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Want a carb-free alternative to tacos? Try River Cottage chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's spiced beef with bashed beans.

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.

Kale chips

Kale chips really and truly are delicious


JILL DUPLEIX Permission to feel very, very smug about your life choices.

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21 of the biggest food myths busted


Larissa Dubecki The final word on all those food things you've been wondering about.


Vegan degustation

I did a seven course raw, vegan degustation


ANNIE STEVENS And it turned out to be totally delicious.

You're a grownup, eat your greens


Bill Granger And you know they're way more delicious than they used to be.

Snuggle Up in This Delicious Pepperoni Pizza

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Colin Gorenstein We're not quite sure how to feel about this?

Delicious pairings

A celebration of pinot and duck


ANNIE STEVENS Otherwise known as happiness in food form.

Pinot and duck trail venues 2014

All the restaurants participating in the Cloudy Bay pinot and duck trail in July.

World's best job

So a chocolate flavourologist is an actual job


KATRINA MEYNINK Ummm, where do we sign up?

Butter coffee

Are you into butter in your coffee?

Butter coffee at Ruby's Diner.

Jane Holroyd Because plenty of people are.


Bill Granger's super speedy desserts

Bill Granger - Easy desserts
Photography: Laura Edwards
Food preparation: Marina Filippelli
Props merchandising: Rachel Jukes

Bill Granger Bill Granger dishes up delicious desserts in just 10 minutes.

Winter food

A coq a vin of sorts


KATRINA MEYNINK The art of using what you have on hand to make something seriously tasty.

Lunch box ideas

Tasty lunchbox treats

Apricot and molasses muesli slice.

FRANK CAMORRA For both school recess and mindless desk snacking.


Delicious overload

A dazzle your friends kind of Persian feast

Image via Persiana by Sabrina Ghayour, published by Hachette Australia, RRP $39.99.

Delight all of your senses with these delicious Persian recipes.

Look of the day

In praise of dreamy colour combinations

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15:  Margot Robbie attends One For The Boys Fashion Ball, hosted by Samuel L Jackson which is uniting men against cancer as part of London Collections: Men at Natural History Museum on June 15, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage for One for the Boys)

ANNIE STEVENS Margot Robbie knows her way around a colour palette.

A simply spiced cake

Spiced date cake.

NEIL PERRY Food to stay inside for.


DIY Nutella

A homemade Nutella recipe

Pic. Gary Medlicott. The Age. Epicure.
Nutella and strawberry piadina at Stuzzichino. 169 Lygon St. Carlton.

Jim Webster One for all the Nutella - fans and general greedy people out there.

Treat yourself

Your sticky dated antidote to winter blues


KATRINA MEYNINK Sticky date pudding just got more delicious/soul bolstering.

Adam Liaw's experimental (and delicious) Chinese food

Good Food. 11 April 2014. Shots for Adams good food recipes. Photo: William Meppem.

ADAM LIAW Chinese food as far away from home as Peru is evolving in new and creative directions.