I love all food – but when I cook it’s usually simple, classic recipes. I double-test all my recipes in my home kitchen using domestic appliances, so you’ll get great results every time. Discover some of my favourite recipes below; you’ll find more cuisines and categories under the six major headings. And if you have a cooking question, please email me.
I love the diversity of plant-based dishes. They're colourful, tasty, quick and easy and also make great sides.
I love the quality and diversity of Australian seafood and I’ve learnt a bit about preparing it over the years.
I love chicken, duck and quail. They’re versatile, a great foil for other flavours, and simple to prepare.
Beef, veal, lamb, goat, pork, fresh and cured, there’s a lot to discover in the world of meat cookery.
When I make sweets they're quick and easy: simple desserts and treats to have with coffee or as gifts.
Drinks – cocktails, coffees and more – can take us travelling vicariously in the same way food can.
Being married to a Swiss, Switzerland has a special place in my heart and recipe collection. Here are some of my favourite Swiss recipes.
Colourful, fresh, produce-driven Spanish food is sprinkled with Arabic influence from centuries of Moorish occupation. Try my favourite Spanish recipes.
At the vanguard of maritime exploration, Portugal’s cuisine is sprinkled with spices from Africa and Asia. Try my favourite Portuguese recipes.
The influence of Germanic cooking stretches into the cuisines of Austria, Switzerland and Alsace. Here are some of my favourite German recipes.
Whether it's on the beach, in a park, in the wilderness or on the floor beside an open fire. Here are some of my favourite portable dishes, perfect picnic recipes.
Breakfast, brekkie or brunch, they say our first meal of the day is the most important. It can also be a fun way to entertain. Try these delicious brunch recipes.
These treats are perfect afternoon tea recipes, whether you're planning a grand high tea for a special occasion or a cuppa with friends or family.
Whether it’s eastern Mediterranean mezze, Italian antipasto or Spanish tapas, the idea is the same: small dishes of tasty food to enjoy with a drink.
Rice is such comfort food, as pilaf, risotto and biryani, adding substance to soups or in delicious desserts. Rice recipes are diverse, colourful and easy.
Herbs add freshness and colour to recipes and are often the signature fragrance of a cuisine. Here are some of my favourite recipes using fresh herbs.
Truffles are one of the joys of winter, adding a touch of luxury to so many dishes; and a little goes a long way. Here are some of my favourite truffle recipes.
Call it booze, liquor or liqueur, a splash of alcohol adds zing to many sweet & savoury recipes. Think of these as adults only recipes.
Take your cooking from good to great with these basic stocks, sauces and other preparations that form the cornerstone of delicious dishes.
Dips can be a party starter, part of a mezze or antipasto, or an easy super with some salad and great bread. Here are some of my favourite dip recipes.
Sauces make the simple sublime, dressing seafood, meat and vegetables to create memorable dishes. Here are some of my favourite sauce recipes.
They may be a support act, but great side dishes can transform a meal. Breads, salads, rice, potatoes and veggies – here are my favourite side dish recipes.
Portable, versatile sandwiches appear in many guises around the world: open, closed, delicate and hearty. Here are my favourite sandwich recipes.
Pies, sweet and savoury, are comfort food and so versatile: pot pies, fruit pies, shepherd's pie, tarts and flans. Here are my favourite pie recipes.
It’s easy to toss together a quick and tasty meal using some good staples and a little inspiration. Here are some of my favourite pantry recipes.
A third of all food produced for human consumption around the world is wasted. Do your part to reduce food waste with these no waste recipes.