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Date Almond Chocolate Meringue

TV presenter Maeve O’Meara has described this dessert from her latest cookbook as one of the easiest crowd-pleasing sweets she’s found.

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Persian Butter Fudge

Incorporating ground cardamom seeds and saffron, this buttery fudge recipe originates from the Iranian city of Qom and is found in the new Middle Eastern cookbook Suqar.


Pasta with Raw Sauce

Described as ‘Rome’s celebration of summer’, this pasta dish features classic Italian ingredients including cherry tomatoes, capers, olives, basil, mozzarella, chilli and garlic.


Lamb Backstrap Kebaps

Perfect for a summer barbecue, these lamb kebaps (aka kebabs) with a tasty onion-juice and oregano marinade come from TV presenter Maeve O’Meara’s new cookbook Food Safari: Earth Fire Water.


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Cooking with quinces

Adelaide Central Market shares a recipe for a deliciously fragrant and sweet quince topping that will add spice to your porridge or a frangipane tart, as well as tips for a simple quince paste.


Fajita Casserole Crush

Ideal for sharing, this easy vegan stove-to-table dish combines crispy tortillas, avocado, and spicy beans and peppers.


Sticky date pudding

Winter time is pudding time, and few puddings are more universally loved than the sticky date. This one is made in a slow cooker with coconut sugar and maple syrup.


Tom Yam Gung

Take fresh prawns, straw mushrooms and stock, add one part lemongrass, one part lime and one part napalm and serve – Thailand’s favourite soup is a chilli-laced masterpiece.


Carrot Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Grated carrot, fresh pineapple and desiccated coconut are used to make cute Easter Bunny cupcakes in this recipe from Adelaide Central Market.


Milky Caramel Pecan Slice

This sweet slice comes from TV and radio presenter Yumi Stynes’ first cookbook, which she says is all about “stress-free scrumptiousness”.