Recipe: Jewelled Rice Stuffing

This ‘stuffing’ is loosely based around a Persian polow, a regal rice dish typically served at celebrations.

Laced with butter and saffron, this mix is fragrant and full of fruit and nuts.

This delicious Middle Eastern mix may be used as a stuffing for turkey, chicken, lamb or even fish and vegetables or simply served as a side dish.

Note: Pomegranate molasses may also be …

Win: A spectacular book set

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Thanks to Hardie Grant we have 3 fantastic book sets worth $120 to give away: The Ultimate Cook’s Manual AND Patisserie.

The Ultimate Cook’s Manual (published November 2016) gives readers all the technical know-how required to become an expert in the art of cooking.

Each of the recipes feature a full-colour cross-section illustration, step-by-step photography and a hero …

Recipe: Festive Grissini

Grissini make great finger food and are fantastic for entertaining.

Topped with Aleppo pepper, wattleseed and black pepper, these speckled sticks are packed full of flavour, wonderfully aromatic and absolutely beautiful.

Aleppo Pepper is one of our favourite ingredients. It adds dramatic colour, aromatic zing and wild smoky heat to anything it is served with.

These grissini can be served as is or wrapped …

Recipe: Cherry and Chocolate Pavlova

Christmas in Australia means pavlova!

The perfect pud, it can be made ahead and simply assembled just before serving.

This fluffy version is topped with cherries (dipped and plain) and shards of white chocolate.

Silver leaf can be used to make this sensational centrepiece stand out from the crowd.

Any fruit can be used to top your pavlova: we’ve used chocolate dipped cherries because …

Street Food Asia by Luke Nguyen

Luke Nguyen is one of Australia’s best loved chefs.

His latest book, Street Food Asia, will take you on a stroll through the heady, fragrant back streets of Asia to discover street food at its very best.

From main streets to back alleys, you will visit some of his favourite places. Places where street food still reigns supreme.

Street Food Asia is full …

Our seaweed collection

Bursting with umami, seaweed is protein rich and packed full of nutrients.

Once soaked, seaweed may be added to salads (think soy sauce, sesame oil, sesame seeds, chilli and ginger), soups, or even mixed with cooked pasta.

What about a rolled seaweed omelette?

Or why not try a tasty seaweed butter?

This may be made ahead and used to add flavour to almost anything savoury.

This seaweed butter …

Nordic Light by Simon Bajada

Simon Bajada, chef, photographer and food writer, has engrossed himself in the food culture of the Nordic countries.

Nordic Light, his new book, is a celebration of nourishing, vegetable centred food that is delicious and simple to prepare.

Dinner at award-wining Noma in 2006 was the catalyst for Simon’s love of Nordic cooking and Nordic Light pays homage to this.

Simon’s recipes draw on traditional ingredients …