The Roasting Class

For many Australians, it’s almost a rite of passage to experience a good roast dinner – lamb, pork, chicken, beef – with crunchy potatoes, loads of veg and gravy. We create a routine around how we cook a roast but what if you could make it even better? Small details can make a big difference, add a herb you haven’t used before, change your timing slightly with delicious results….

How to create perfect pork crackling (video)

Roast pork is an Australian favourite, particularly when served with all the customary trimmings; roast vegetables, apple sauce, gravy and, of course, crackling. To most of us, a traditional Australian pork roast isn’t complete without perfectly formed, golden crackling, but getting a consistent result can often be a challenge.

Adrian Richardson, chef at La Luna and author of the book ‘Meat’, shows how to get perfect crackling results every time. This …