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Adam Liaw's stroganoff stew.

Golden oldies: 20 classic favourites that just keep on giving

From stroganoff to quiche Lorraine to the perfect shepherd’s pie, these retro recipes will never go out of style.

Cauliflower, thyme and potato soup with cheesy mustard croutons.

Five ways to use up stale bread, including chips, croutons, soup and more

If you’re staring down bread that’s past its prime, here are suggestions for how to use it in new, tasty and thrifty ways.

  • Becky Krystal
Beef soboro don.

Get ready to crumble: 12 tasty new ways with mince

Fresh and light, spicy or saucy, these budget-friendly recipes are anything but bland.

Adam Liaw’s Shepherds’ pie.

Adam Liaw’s shepherd’s pie masterclass (plus a genius tip for browning the meat)

Lift this comfort-food favourite several notches by employing simple chef-approved techniques for better-tasting mince and creamy mash.

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Adam Liaw
Cinnamon toast.

Adam Liaw’s cinnamon toast

I haven’t included it in the recipe, but if you wanted to serve this with a big scoop of ice-cream I wouldn’t hold it against you.

  • < 30 mins
  • Adam Liaw
Cheesy egg toast.

Adam Liaw’s cheesy egg toast

A bit like French toast, this thick slab of cheesy, eggy, toasty deliciousness would make a perfect brunch or lunch. You can even cook it on the barbecue.

  • < 30 mins
  • Adam Liaw
Sichuan pepper roasted eggplant with crispy chilli tofu.

Sichuan pepper roasted eggplant with crispy chilli tofu

Give eggplants the spicy, saucy treatment with this easy vegetarian salad.

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Jessica Brook
Speedy tomato soup.

This six-ingredient tomato and bean soup is super healthy and ready in an instant

All you need is a can of tomatoes and cannellini beans, plus a handful of other ingredients.

  • Dr Clare Bailey and Justine Pattison
RecipeTin’s broccoli cheese jacket potato recipe.

14 simple, nourishing meals to feed the whole family

A week of easy, fuss-free recipes will keep the whole household happy (including the cook).

Soon, Abacus Food and Wine in South Yarra will be rewarding diners for booking their first evening table.

Pensioner-hour is now happy hour thanks to savvy discount dining app

Victorians who are happy to dine early will soon be rewarded with 50 per cent off when a new reservations platform launches this month.

  • Emma Breheny