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Samantha Selinger-Morris   Going on a sugar detox didn't just mean dealing with physical cravings for Samantha Selinger-Morris. It meant wrestling with her mind in ways she couldn't have imagined.

Ginger cream pots with pears and pistachio

Ginger cream pots with pear and pistachio.

Neil Perry   This lovely, warmly spiced dessert makes the perfect finish to an Asian-style banquet. Or just grab your spoon and eat it in front of the telly.

Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw's swedish onion tart with salmon roe

Swedish onion tart with salmon roe.

Adam Liaw   There's much more to Nordic cuisine than gravlax. Its home cooking is a revelation.

Neil Perry's plum and hazelnut tart

Plum and hazelnut tart.

Neil Perry   Early Autumn is the perfect time of year to celebrate sweet treats with a decadent, nutty plum tart.

Neil Perry's Korean slow-cooked pork belly wraps

Neil Perry's Korean slow-cooked pork belly wraps

Neil Perry   These delicious wraps are great for dinner-time get-togethers.

Chicken Laarb burgers

On one level it seems wrong to turn a salad into a burger, but then again like many other 'mash ups' that have gone ...

Katrina Meynink   On one level it seems wrong to turn a salad into a burger, but then again like many other 'mash ups' that have gone before, it is oh so right.

Scrambled eggs

The secret to perfect scrambled eggs

Scrambled eggs

Jill Dupleix   Do your scrambled eggs turn out differently every single time - from soupy to rubbery? Here's how to get soft, creamy curds, every time.

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Slow-roasted lamb with tarragon, peas and crispy potatoes

Slow-roasted lamb with tarragon, peas and crispy potatoes.

Adam Liaw   Lamb is a traditional spring dish in many European cultures, and luckily works equally well in our autumn.

How to make your own hot cross bun pudding

Hot cross bun, bread and butter pudding for Easter.

Darren Purchese   In the unlikely event you have leftover hot cross buns in the house this Easter, this recipe could come in handy.

Jill Dupleix's spatchcock tarator with herb and walnut salad

Chicken tarator.

Jill Dupleix   The glorious Easter break calls for versatile food that can work a crowd and cover the table.

An Easter chocolate Eton Mess of sorts

Easter chocolate Eaton Mess: This is how you incorporate everything indulgent into a single dish.

Katrina Meynink   This is how you incorporate everything indulgent into a single dish.

Adam Liaw's hot cross choux creams

HOT CROSS CHOUX CREAMS

Adam Liaw   Roll up your sleeves and fill the kitchen with the irresistible smells of traditional Easter baking, says Adam Liaw.

Adam Liaw's chocolate and almond Easter cake

Chocolate and almond Easter cake

Adam Liaw   Time to fill the kitchen with the irresistible smells of traditional Easter baking.

Lobster roll

DIY mini lobster roll

Coogee Pavilion's Jordan Toft shares his recipe for mini lobster rolls.

Jordan Toft   How to make your own lobster roll at home, according to Coogee Pavilion's Jordan Toft.

Five-minute sugar plum and lavender oat slice

Five-minute sugar plum and lavender oat slice

Katrina Meynink   Sometimes life throws us a few afternoon sustaining pre-requisites.

Adam Liaw's sweet pumpkin flan

Sweet pumpkin flan.

Adam Liaw   Flan is a very traditional Mexican dessert. This pumpkin version is both simple and delicious.

Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw's carne asada tacos

Carne Asada Tacos.

Adam Liaw   Marinated meat, an onion relish and a tomato salsa. Put it all together and your taco is done. Simple. And simply delicious.

Karen Martini's semolina, almond and blood plum cake

Semolina, almond and blood plum cake.

Karen Martini   Karen Martini's easy and delicious cake uses seasonal plums to great effect.

Katrina Meynink's naked burrito bowl

Naked burrito bowl

Katrina Meynink   Get involved, it's a Mexican holiday for your mouth. And for your insides.

Adam Liaw's tomato and lemon tart

Tomato and lemon tart.

Adam Liaw   Vegetables not only taste amazing but there are dozens of them, and so many delicious ways to cook them.

Neil Perry

Neil Perry's chicken with lemon and orzo risotto

Chicken with lemon and orzo risotto.

Neil Perry   It's all about good company: lemon and capers bring a new dimension to a chicken dish.

Adam Liaw's fish 'n' chips three ways

Fish and Chips

Adam Liaw   Adam Liaw shows the way with three simple, tasty takes on fish 'n' chips: traditional, healthy and with a twist.

Peach and prosciutto salad with feta and mint vinaigrette

Peach and prosciutto salad with feta and mint vinaigrette

Jill Dupleix   Peaches bring a lovely fresh, ripe sweetness to summer salads. The feta and mint vinaigrette is a beauty - any left over can be used with the next meal of fish, chicken or lamb.

Chocolate brownie with mascarpone, honeycomb and berries

Gluten free and nut free chocolate brownie with mascarpone, honeycomb and berries

Katrina Meynink   Top it with pretty things and this is a win for the gluten and non gluten lovers alike.

Grilled zucchini with basil and mint

Grilled zucchini with basil and mint

Adam Liaw   rop grilled zucchini straight from the barbie into a vinaigrette and it will absorb lots of delicious flavours.

​Neil Perry's home cooked bean quesadillas with corn salsa

​Neil Perry's home cook bean quesadillas with corn salsa

Neil Perry   Liven up the table and the taste buds with this Mexican-inspired dish; easy to make, very easy to enjoy.

Dan Lepard's pea, basil and eggplant tart

This tart is perfect for a weekend lunch.

Dan Lepard   The week is sorted with this rich, savoury and comforting tart.

Choc chip cereal doughnuts

Choc chip cereal doughnuts

Katrina Meynink   Lets just enjoy this for what it is, shall we?

Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw's brown rice and seafood gumbo

Brown rice and seafood gumbo.

Adam Liaw   Thickened with rice instead of the traditional roux, this is an easy and delicious one-pot version of a classic New Orleans-style stew.

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Adam Liaw's lemon icebox pie

Lemon icebox pie.

Adam Liaw   This simple lemony pie was originally made to be frozen with no baking at all, but a short time in the oven really improves the flavour and texture.

Mango semifreddo

Frank Camorra: black rice pudding with mango semifreddo

Frank Camorra's black rice pudding with mango semifreddo.

A classic dessert gets an exotic update with tropical ingredients.

Adam Liaw's squid with chilli and basil

Squid with chilli and basil.

Adam Liaw   This simple chilli and basil stir-fry can be made with chicken, beef or anything else.

Bloody Mary beef brisket

Bloody Mary beef brisket

Katrina Meynink   Often overlooked for other trendier slow cooked neighbours – briskets really has a lot to offer.

Adam Liaw's king prawn spaghetti with prawn oil

King prawn spaghetti with prawn oil.

Adam Liaw   The addition of prawn oil and a touch of butter adds a bit of luxury to this simple pasta dish.

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Adam Liaw's chocolate love cake

Chocolate love cake.

Adam Liaw   This chocolate variation of Persian love cake is simple, decadent and definitely worth trying.

Dan Lepard's shiraz fig brownies

Dan Lepard's shiraz fig brownies

Dan Lepard   Figs, chocolate and wine: what's not to like about these shiraz fig brownies?

A Valentine's pav for every dessert lover in your life

A Valentine's pav for every dessert lover in your life

Katrina Meynink   This is unapologetically sweet and indulgent, appropriately festive and comes with s---loads of adornments.

Dan Hong

Mr Wong's salt and pepper lamb cutlets

Salt and pepper lamb cutlets

Dan Hong   Prove that if you salt and pepper anything, it'll likely turn out to be delicious.

Neil Perry's marinated blue-eye in banana leaf

Neil Perry's marinated blue-eye in banana leaf

Need inspiration for your next summer barbie? Plate up a modern, multicultural main.

Adam Liaw's Chinese New Year feast

Orange marmalade fried ice-cream for Chinese New Year.

Adam Liaw   My favourite thing about Chinese New Year is how ordinary foods are magically turned into lucky charms.

Adam Liaw's orange marmalade fried ice-cream

Orange marmalade fried ice-cream for Chinese New Year.

Adam Liaw   Oranges and tangerines are symbols of wealth and good luck around Chinese New Year. There's no need to feel guilty about eating fried ice-cream if it's lucky, right?

Pulled pork and coleslaw burgers with chipotle mayo

Pulled pork and coleslaw burgers with chipotle mayonnaise.

Neil Perry   Whether it's the bite of jalapenos or the smokiness of chipotle, chillis help to take these two dishes far away from the ordinary.

Vanilla sponge with peach bellini jam

Vanilla sponge with peach bellini jam

Katrina Meynink   It's a defining badge for food made by people who like to eat.

Neil Perry's tuna tartare, Moroccan eggplant and cumin mayo

Neil Perry's tuna tartare, Moroccan eggplant and cumin mayo

Neil Perry   The earthy flavours of Moroccan-style eggplant team brilliantly with tuna tartare.

Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw's honey and cardamom cheesecake

Honey and cardamom cheesecake.

Adam Liaw   The floral and citrus notes of cardamom cut through the richness of cream and cheese, and you don't even need to bake it!

Animal onigiri

How to make your own animal onigiri

Sushi shapes.

Dani Valent   Because...why not?

Jill Dupleix

Heirloom tomatoes with green sauce

Heirloom tomatoes with green sauce

This classic, green and creamy sauce is making a comeback - probably because it's a truly lovely and versatile sauce that's easy to make.

Malt Viennetta with honeycomb and choc puff clusters

Malt Viennetta with honeycomb and choc puff clusters

Katrina Meynink   If you think fondly of walkmans, sun in, and crimping irons, then this is a chocolate layered ice cream dessert throw back just for you.

Tropic meringue

Palm-sugar meringue and grilled pineapple with mango passionfruit granita

Palm-sugar meringue and grilled pineapple with mango passionfruit granita

Rodney Dunn   With the grilled pineapple, coconut flavoured cream and a granita of mango, passionfruit and lime, this is a tropical take on pavlova.

Adam Liaw's lamington blondies

Lamington blondies.

Adam Liaw   Everyone loves a lamington, but that doesn't mean you can't tweak the formula a little.

Adam Liaw

A summer salad inspired by chicken noodle soup

Chicken noodle salad.

Adam Liaw   All the comfort of a bowl of chicken noodle soup, but in a salad that's perfect for summer.

The best-ever egg sandwich

LA institude 'Egg Slut'-inspired sandwich.

Katrina Meynink   The breakfast egg in all its forms deserves not just to be celebrated but sanctified.

Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw's roasted peaches and cream popsicles

Roasted peaches and cream popsicles.

Adam Liaw   Feel-good food doesn't have to be heavy: you can make something lighter and still feel the love.

Karen Martini

Banana and coconut 'ice-cream' sandwich with chocolate and toasted coconut

Banana and coconut 'ice-cream' sandwich with chocolate and toasted coconut

Karen Martini   This is more creamy ice than ice-cream; it doesn't have the silky texture of a classic churned custard, but the bananas add real richness and texture.

A very summery tropicanafest

Tropicana bowl

Katrina Meynink   Pour this delicious mix into a coconut for extra Tropicana-lifestyle goodness.

Summer torte

Karen Martini's peach and mascarpone torte with roasted white peaches and cherries

Ricotta cake with peaches and cherries by Karen Martini. Images by Bonnie Savage, please credit. Styling by Deb Kaloper, ...

Karen Martini   This cool, fruit-driven cake is perfect for the warmer months

Festive salad

The Christmas-on-a plate salad

The Christmas-on-a plate salad

Katrina Meynink   Fresh, light and oh so lovely to look at, and to eat with the obligatory kale requirement thrown in for fun.

Easy dinner party dessert: Almond milk jelly cup

Easy dinner party dessert: Almond milk jelly cup

Lee Holmes   Gelatine is good for you. But best of all? It's also easy and delicious.

How to make your own vanilla custard doughnuts

Vanilla custard doughnuts

Cherie Bevan and Tass Tauroa   To eat one of these tear apart the soft brioche exterior to reveal the delicious cream and home-made raspberry jam. This will certainly take you back to your school days.

Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw's salmon sang choy bao

Salmon sang choy bao.

Adam Liaw   Set your summer table for a two-course Asian-inspired menu perfectly suited to the warm days ahead.