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Neil Perry is one of Australia’s most influential chefs and his simple yet sophisticated recipes will delight and inspire. Berry, Sauternes and mascarpone trifle The traditional dessert gets an upgrade with the addition of rich Italian cream cheese and a good-quality sweet wine. Orange...  Read More »

Go Nuts

Be it at breakfast, lunch or dinner, there’s always a place for nuts. Pippa Murray, founder of artisan nut butters Pip and Nut,  shows you how to use her brand to eat healthily at any time of day PEANUT SWEET POTATO GRATIN Serve this as a side dish or as a meal in itself with...  Read More »

Orange and Grand Marnier baked custards

A soft and silky pud that’s infused with warming liqueur and vanilla. SERVES 6 Ingredients 750ml milk 1 vanilla bean, split lengthways 5 strips orange zest, no pith 60ml Grand Marnier 4 large eggs, separated 5 large egg yolks 50g caster sugar For the caramel 150g caster sugar 6...  Read More »

Berry, Sauternes and mascarpone trifle

The traditional dessert gets an upgrade with the addition of rich Italian cream cheese and a good-quality sweet wine. SERVES 8-10 Ingredients 185g fresh raspberries 375g strawberries, hulled and quartered 375g savoiardi (lady fingers) 525ml Sauternes 75g dark chocolate For the...  Read More »

Blueberry and almond breakfast muffins

Make a batch of these on a Sunday afternoon and you’ll thank yourself all week. They’re full of slow-release carbohydrates and healthy fats (and pair perfectly with a mug of tea). MAKES 12 Ingredients 80g almond butter 200g Greek yoghurt 1 large ripe banana, cut into chunks 1...  Read More »

Chicken mole with red cabbage slaw

Slow-cooked Mexican mole uses nut butter and chocolate to add depth to the stew. SERVES 6 Ingredients 2tbsp sunflower oil 8 chicken thighs, bone-in 2 onions, roughly chopped 2tsp ground cumin 2tsp ground cinnamon 2 red chillies, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 2tbsp...  Read More »

Peanut sweet potato gratin

Serve this as a side dish or as a meal in itself with a leafy salad. The red chilli gives it a warming kick. SERVES 4-6 Ingredients 6 medium-sized sweet potatoes 2tbsp sunflower oil 250ml whipping cream 1 red chilli, finely chopped 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1tsp sea salt 4tbsp...  Read More »

Cacao, hazelnut and banana porridge

One of nature’s true superfoods, cacao is full of antioxidants. Paired with banana and hazelnuts, this will keep you full all day. SERVES 2 Ingredients For the oats 75g porridge oats 225ml hazelnut milk (or cow’s milk) 2tsp cacao nibs pinch of salt 4tbsp hazelnut butter For...  Read More »