Cooking Tips and Food Ideas

Bake Off recap: Bigger, better, batter

Bake Off recap: Bigger, better, batter

You batter be ready for Batter Week on Bake Off! No waffling on here: the Signature Challenge is 12 sweet or savoury waffles with toppings to match, and our bakers are feeling it.

Donna Hay's best dinner ideas for kids

3 minute read

Looking for some meal inspiration for the family? Try these Donna Hay dinner recipes for kids!

5 healthy salads for your summer BBQ

3 minute read

It's summer which means it's time to celebrate fresh produce and delicious salads – what could be better?

How to perfectly peel a prawn

2 minute read

Peeling prawns can be messy work. Here’s how to get the job done right.

6 simple salads that make the perfect Christmas sides

2 minute read

Vibrant summer salads are the perfect accompaniment to your Christmas feast.

Nigella Lawson: Cooking at home without the razzle dazzle

4 minute read

Nigella Lawson is a true home cook at heart.

Three delicious ways to cook your ham this Christmas

1 minute read

Whether you are planning a traditional, modern or a quintessential Aussie Christmas, a ham always goes down a treat.

Donna Hay shares her tips on how to get kids busy in the kitchen

4 minute read

Donna Hay is renowned for her remarkable culinary, but what you may not know about her is that she loves to cook for kids.

Why Maggie Beer's new book is so important to her

2 minute read

She's already the author of countless cookbooks, but Maggie Beer's latest offering holds a special place in her heart.

Meet the women making incredible life-sized cakes

2 minute read

Welcome to the world of extreme cake making where creating a cake the same size and shape as a Shetland pony or a working cake guitar is all part of a day’s work.

The foods that naturally boost your energy

5 minute read

Here's how to avoid the dreaded daily 3pm slump.