Readers' Recipes

Recipe: Chocolate biscuit pud

If you are searching for an easy sweet recipe, this chocolate biscuit pudding is a perfect choice.

Moist dark chocolate cake

Chloe Kincaid's recipe for this epic-looking cake is sure to have chocoholics drooling.

Recipe: French Toast Cupcakes


These cupcakes are delicious and a nice change from the standard vanilla or chocolate varieties we all know.

Recipe: Oreo cheesecake pops

Siobhan Fa'alogo has come up with a great twist on the classic cake pops.

Christmas almond treats

sugared almonds

This is the easiest edible gift you'll make. Even my allergic-to-the-kitchen husband could knock these out.

BBQ: Choritzo and prawns


Jeremy Batty shares his recipe for some unexpected and simple summer barbecue joy.

Multi-purpose muffins

These fruity gluten-free, grain-free, low sugar muffins are quick to prepare and really hit the spot.

Budget, feel-good stir fry

Bok choy

This yummy, veggie stir fry from Kat Guise is a quick meal that won't hit you too hard in the pocket.

Cauliflower-base pizza

If you love the idea of pizza but don't fancy a doughy bread base, this recipe could be your answer.

Dessert even Fools can make

This dish - originally called a Fool - dates back to the 16th century, but it still looks and tastes delish.

Snack bars minus mystery

When you want a quick snack to fill a gap, isn't it so much better to know exactly what is in your snack bar?

Gluten-free salmon pikelets

Sometimes you just need a little something under your salmon. Here's how to make that happen, gluten-free.

Ferrero Rocher bliss balls

Ferrero Rocher

If you have a hankering for decadent, hazelnutty, chocolatey flavours then these will do just the trick.

Shepherd's pie's sweet twist

Shepherd’s pie with cheesy sweet potato topping

If the cold's getting you down try rustling up this classic winter warmer with a sweet topping twist.

Raw olive sunburgers

Raw olive sunburgers

If you want a quick and filling dairy-free lunch, try these raw olive-laden meat-free burgers.

Sweet, sweet gluten-free

Double chocolate coconut cookies with bitter chocolate ganache

Just because something is gluten free doesn't mean it can't taste sensational. Wendy Hay shows us how.

Dairy-free smoothie


Smoothies are our favourite way to get all the goodness into our fussy eaters. And this one's dairy-free.

Gluten-free beef stew

Gluten-free beef stew

This is a beef stew that anyone can make, and should make. It freezes very well and is packed with nutrition.

No dairy cheesecake


An unexpected ingredient goes into this mouth-watering, dairy-free twist on a classic cheesecake.

Banana & coconut bread

If you feel like tucking into a totally tropical taste without leaving home, try this fruity dairy-free loaf.

Walnut coconut ice-cream

Carob-walnut coconut ice-cream

Looking for a flawlessly-flavoured, perfect scoopable yet dairy-free ice-cream? You've just found it.

Dairy-free creme brulee

Creme brulee

A sweet and indulgent dessert that's completely dairy and gluten-free. Result!

Dairy-free coconut custard


A recipe twist for a classic winter warmer - perfect with stewed fruit or chocolate cake!

Chocolate coconut squares

These gluten-free treats fill the gap of guilty pleasure, sans the sinful side.

Gluten-free Afghan biscuits

Afghan biscuits

A mouth-watering recipe for crunchy Afghan biscuits that's gluten, dairy and egg-free.

Kumara & banana muffins


These muffins are gluten free, dairy free, sugar free and filled with a whole lot of yum.

Strogg to warm your cockles


This good old fashioned beef stroganoff recipe from Tony Breese is cheap and simply delicious.

Recipe: Winter chicken pie

Cally Edgar

This economical original recipe makes a tasty pie that has veges, protein and carbs in one.

A winter warming stew

SN fish stew

Using her dad's fish stew as an inspiration this is one of Marija Vidovich's "go to" recipes for a hearty meal.

Sweet and spicy soup

Pumpkin Soup

This soup is cheap, easy to make, and great on cold winter nights. We could use some today.

The taniwha breakfast


Wendy Collings shares a recipe for a spicy and hearty dish that is warm and filling on a cold day.

Venison bangers 'n' mash

bangers mash

Nathan Coates shares this twist on a classic British dish, to help warm you during the winter months.

A naughty but nice nibble

zucchini chips

This recipes is a great way to use up excess zucchini at this time of year, plus it's delicious.

English muffin mini-pizzas

Paired with a salad, these tasty little bites make a yummy, quick meal, Kirsty Purvis writes.

Easy chickpea curry


You can get this easy and healthy curry on the table in 20 minutes. That's a win.

Recipe: Thai beef salad

Thai beef salad

This Thai salad is delicious, quick, and relatively cheap, according to Grace Miller.

Recipe: chilli and fritters

corn fritters

This meal is quick, easy, cheap, healthy and delicious. When do we eat?!

Cooking lamb with Coke


Ian Vickridge share his recipe for barbecuing the perfect lamb - with one surprising ingredient.

Get salmon grilling right

Salmon fillets

This ultimate salmon recipes uses a centuries-old method for the modern barbecue.

Chocolate candy cane tart

candy cane

This tart combines the classic flavours of chocolate and peppermint with a Christmas-y twist.

Fruit Christmas tree

Fruit Christmas tree

Jodie Bainbridge shares her recipe for a tasty Christmas treat for the festive season.

Making proper pate


The perfect pate for the silly season is within your reach with this recipe from Helen Moore.

Nana's berry trifle

Snack berries

Holly McQuillan shares the recipe for a festive trifle that has been in her family for generations.

Recipe: Fail-proof brownies

chocolate brownies

This brownie recipe makes proper, gooey, American-style brownies. We want them now.

Recipe: Blue cheese salad

blue cheese

Stan Dubious shares a BBQ recipe for a blue cheese salad.

Recipe: Mini Banoffee pies


Jessica Thompson shares a recipe for mini Banoffee pies.

Recipe: Xmas pud biscuits

Christmas pud biscuits

There's an easy, fun way to make a Christmas pudding biscuit with very little effort but great looking results.

Grandma's trifle


Liz Milner shares this recipe as part of our $100 hamper competition.

Christmas chocolate slice


Chocolate, booze and gingernuts - the foundation of this great Christmas slice.

Recipe: Tim Tam truffles


This recipe for Tim Tam truffles is easy, delicious and perfect for Christmas.

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