Last Updated: April 26, 2015

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Making the most of mince

MINCED meat is one of the most versatile ingredients around.

Recipe of the Week

Greek salad

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WHIP up this delicious Greek salad.

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Fried haloumi

 DT FOODHOLD...28/5/03...Neil Perry, Holoumi Bread Salad, pan fry Haloumi.........Pic Jim Trifyllis.....
TRY this recipe for fried haloumi.

Sweet victory for Aussie Anzacs

Sweet victory for Aussie Anzacs
AUSTRALIAN Anzac biscuits have beaten out New Zealand Anzac biscuits in a blind tasting, thanks to extra sugar.

Pho the love of soup

Country Living FOOD PAGE
AUTUMN is a great time to start to explore the warming world of soups.

Coffee meringue roll

Coffee meringue roll
WHIP up this delicious coffee meringue roll.

Risoni, so versatile

Country Living FOOD PAGE
SMALL pasta called risoni, riso or orzo, is often used to thicken soups and add a little body to casseroles.

Banana and rhubarb pie

Banana and rhubarb pie
RHUBARB and banana is an unusual combination but it works well in this pie recipe.

Tasty potato salad

Country Living FOOD PAGE
MY LOCAL supermarket has several ready-made potato salads in the deli section.

Lamb shanks

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THIS recipe for lamb shanks will warm you up as the weather gets cooler.

Cooking with tinned crabmeat

Country Living FOOD PAGE
I AM a great believer in not making things harder than they need to be in the kitchen.

Mango in many ways

Country Living FOOD PAGE
AS WE say goodbye to another summer, we also say goodbye to an abundance of some of the best seasonal produce.

Sweet melon magic

CL Jeremy Vincent Food
ONE of the joys of warm-weather eating is a piece of fresh cantaloupe (also called rock melon) straight from the fridge.

Frittatas fit for frivolity

CL Jeremy Vincent Food
FRITTATAS are easy food all year round, and are especially suited to the warm summer nights.

Coconut ice slab

Coconut ice slab
THIS iced coconut slab is simple to make and tastes delicious.

Quail a game changer

CL Jeremy Vincent Food
NEVER tried game before? Perhaps you thought it was too difficult to cook, but it’s not.

Lemon snow

 Image from Jane Kennedy's book 'Fabulous Food minus the Boombah'. Apple and lemon snow.
THIS delicious recipe for lemon snow is an ideal summer dessert.

How to make ice cream

CL Jeremy Vincent Food
SUMMER and ice cream go hand in hand. These days an ice cream machine is in regular use in many homes.

Neil and Valerie’s soup

 FAMILY FOOD .. Girl Drinking from Soup Bowl
TRY this delicious soup recipe.

Tasty tomatoes, take it as red

CL Jeremy Vincent Food
IT’S often the simple things that give the best pleasure at the table.

The stickiest of treats

CL Jeremy Vincent Food
IN RECENT times, caramel, and in particular salted caramel, has become one of the trendy flavours.

How to cook chicken fingers

CL Jeremy Vincent Food
FOR the sake of our health we don’t want to eat deep-fried food every day.

Candy’s banana cake

Global kitchen Pat Mulley
WHEN bananas get a little old they can make the perfect base for a moist, flavoursome cake.

Loving it in the raw

CL Jeremy Vincent Food
WHILE raw fish may seem to be a strange dinner choice, it is quite delicious when prepared properly.

How to preserve olives

 Steve and Pam Coleman. Olive farm. Metung. Black olives undergoing preserving.
PATRICIA Boyer of Castlemaine shares her recipe on how to preserve olives.

A merry cherry

CL Jeremy Vincent Food
LUSCIOUS cherries are in season and these tasty morsels are among the great joys of summer.

Malteser slice

 CHOCOLATE BALLS FROM HAIGHS.
THIS delicious recipe for Malteser slice is ideal for entertaining.

How to cook prawn curry

CL Food Prawn curry
THE weather may be a little on the hot side at this time of the year but a curry is not out of the question.

Vegie soup

 Country Living Food - Hearty vegetable soup August 14
HERE'S an easy recipe to make vegie soup.

Cooking with chervil

Country Living Food
CHERVIL is one of the great herbs to use in your summer cooking.

Diabetic Christmas cake

St Ives Lions Club Christmas Cake. on sale for ses
TRY this delicious recipe for diabetic Christmas cake.

New dairy player

DAIRY Sarah Saxton

A NEW player in the milk market has emerged from the ashes of United Dairy Power

Big win for Paynesville

 Mininera & District Football League, Round 6

UPDATE: PAYNESVILLE was awarded the win for the Round 2 match against Boisdale-Briagolong in the East Gippsland league.

Sale hopes for big NSW dairy

FOCUS: Organic, biodynamic dairy with Melinda and Peter Smith.

CHINA’S New Hope Dairy has formed part of a consortium, which has moved to purchase a NSW farm.

Krone bends it for better rake

Krone bends it for better rake

KRONE’S centre and side-delivery Swadro hay rakes feature Lift tines for cleaner forage.