Last Updated: September 19, 2014

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A blast from the parsley

ONE of the most versatile herbs used in cooking is parsley.

Recipe of the Week

Tomato chilli jam

 Q Weekend 17.01.08 Food
TOMATO chilli jam is an absolute must-have in the pantry.

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The icing on the cake

Jeremy Vincent CL Food
I WAS looking in the kitchen cupboard the other week and discovered six different kinds of vinegar.

Lamb a spring delight

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LAMB is a family favourite for many households and spring lamb is a popular option.

Asparagus season closes in

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ASPARAGUS comes into its own during the spring-summer months.

Celebrity chef Koutsantonis rallies behind Beer

Food Manufacturing
SOUTH Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis has come to Maggie Beer’s support.

Fix up the leek

Food Pics
EVERYONE has probably heard of the soup resulting in the combination of leek and potato.

Okra out of Africa

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OKRA is one of those vegetables you might see in a store but not understand what you can do with it.

Chicken/lamb/beef curry

Chicken/lamb/beef curry
TRY this versatile curry recipe which can be adapted to either chicken, lamb or beef.

The main squeeze

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AVAILABLE year round, the versatile lemon can be found in kitchens throughout the world.

Roy roams into Sheepvention

 Commercial Hotel chef Roy Treves, Hamilton. By KATE DOWLER.
HAMILTON beats Paris as a place to live, according to 25-year-old chef Roy Treves.

Tasty curry tuna bake

Tasty curry tuna bake
TRY this delicious recipe for tasty curry tuna bake, a perfect winter warmer.

Cooking with coconut milk

Food Pics
COCONUT milk is a pantry staple that adds richness and luxury to everything it touches.

FOOD Fish of the day

Food Pics
LIKE steak, fish can be tricky in the kitchen, and for some cooks the chances of ruination are high.

Glorious grains

Food Pics
THERE are many tricks to making the perfect risotto.

Fried cauli can be jolly

Food Pics
CAULIFLOWER is around all year and it can be classed as one of those vegetables you love or hate.

Slice the perfect snack

Food Pics
ONE of my most vivid travel memories was a stop at a simple roadside home during a visit to Egypt.

Food A moist, tender treat

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HEALTHY pork fillet is one of my all-time favourites in the kitchen.

Oat and raisin cookies

TRY this recipe for oat and raisin cookies, sent in by R. Thompson, of Gawler.

Food Warm winter oatmeal

Food Pics
WITH the change of seasons, there comes change in our lifestyle and our health, too.

Warm, wet weather Hills are alive with mushrooms

Picking Mushrooms
MUSHROOM lovers are spoiled for choice this winter, with abundant yields to feast on including the  “king of mushrooms”, the Porcini.

Beer apologises for false pig claims

Saskia Beer with her Barossa Farm Produce now available in the city at the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market at Wayville Pic...
UPDATE: Maggie Beer’s daughter, Saskia, has apologised to consumers for providing false information about her pig products.

Denmark's pasties best in Australia

Denmark’s pasties best in Australia
WA’s Denmark Bakery has beaten more than 200 bakeries in Australia to have its gourment creations named the best in the country.

How to cook the perfect steak

Food shots
COOKING the perfect steak can be a challenge. It’s not complicated, but there are so many small contributing factors.

FOOD How to make baked Cheesecake

Food shots
CHEESECAKES come in many different forms.

How to make Osso Buco

Food shots
SOME dishes are just made for the late autumn — comforting flavours and lots of sauce.

How to make French onion soup

Food shots
A BOWL of French onion soup always seems to make an impression.

Sultana cake

sultana cake
TRY this recipe for sultana cake, sent in by Catherine Rosewall of Kerang.

How to roast a chicken

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NOT much beats a roast chicken.

Pumpkin fruit cake

matt preston fruit cake nov 19 taste
TRY this delicious recipe for pumpkin fruit cake sent in by Joan Stevenson of West Footscray in Victoria.

Blue Ribbon: Fig jam

fig jam
COLEAMBALLY'S Vicki Mannes is an award-winning jam maker. We are lucky enough to have her French Fig Jam recipe.
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CSG row heats up

Supplied Editorial Phil Laird

A MAJOR rift has formed between CSG activist group Lock the Gate and a peak farmer body.

New blood fights for first flag


THE Geelong Football League will crown a first-time premier regardless of this weekend’s grand final result.

GTA rejects insolvency fund

 VFF Grain - Brett Hosking at his farm near Quambatook.

GRAIN Trade Australia claims self-regulation is the best way to tackle grain company insolvencies.

Axion 800 in a Claas of its own

 Axion 800 Claas tractor, built in France, former Renault factory, just won tractor of year and machine of year, 2013, at Agr...

VICTORIAN and southern NSW producers at Henty will be the first to see the all-new Claas Axion 800.

Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

Editor’s Letter: September 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

I’M not one to be sucked in by outlandish statements or broad generalisations but I just love this one: “Deep down, everyone wants to be a farmer.”