Recipe Collections

All the best chefs’ recipes to cook at home

We've compiled some of our favourite chef-approved recipes, with cameos from legends like Stephanie Alexander and Maggie Beer, and new-school chefs from The Summertown Aristologist, Anchovy and Pinbone.
Burrata with broad bean and chickpea stewBen Dearnley

Some of our favourite chefs have handed over their tried-and-true recipes, for mere mortals like us to try at home. And what a bounty they’ve provided.

Danielle Alvarez from Fred’s (Sydney) has her picnic-perfect summer vegetable tian; and Duncan Welgemoed from Africola (Adelaide) shares his recipe for peri peri chicken. There’s also an impressive sweet-and-sour roast rabbit by Stefano Manfredi; while Christine Manfield shows us how it’s done with a towering eggplant sandwich.

Stephanie Alexander’s raspberry and rose-geranium sorbet with honey wafers, raspberries and cream

Gaeta-style octopus

Guy Grossi’s (Garum) Gaeta-style octopus

Whole barbecued snapper with green papaya salad

Amy Hamilton’s (Liberté) whole barbecued snapper with green papaya salad

Nectarine tarte Tatin with vanilla and thyme

Josh Lewis’ (Fleet) nectarine tarte Tatin

Kohlrabi mosaic salad with almonds

Charlie Carrington’s (Colours Kitchen) Kohlrabi mosaic salad with almond

Victor Liong’s (Lee Ho Fuk) char siu-glazed leg ham

Thi Le’s beef tartare with herbs and nuoc cham recipe

Dan Hong’s salt and pepper calamari with lime aioli

Hentley Farm’s Kitchener buns

Duncan Welgemoed’s peri peri chicken

Aria Brisbane’s fried Brussels sprouts, parsnips and sherry

Paul Carmichael’s curried lamb leg

O Tama Carey’s pipis with bay leaves and gentle curry sauce

Lobster tagliolini

Jordan Toft’s (Bert’s) lobster tagliolini

Curtis Stone’s yoghurt panna cotta with strawberries and rosewater

Kylie Kwong’s deep-fried chicken with finger-lime sauce

Peter Gilmore’s quince, pecan and crème caramel trifle with Gretchen’s honey cream

Damien Pignolet’s salade Niçoise

Grilled eggplant salad with prawns

Palisa Anderson’s grilled eggplant salad with prawns

Rhubarb spelt tart

The Summertown Aristologist’s rhubarb spelt tart

Asam laksa

Tony Tan’s asam laksa

Burrata with broad bean and chickpea stew

Greg Malouf’s ful medames (chickpea and broadbean stew with burrata)

Christine Manfield’s eggplant sandwich

Lamb shoulder ragu with gnocchetti

Pinbone’s lamb shoulder ragù with gnocchetti

Chicken with leek and corn

The Argyle Inn’s roast chicken with leek and corn

Poly’s potato scallops

Stefano Manfredi’s coniglio all’agrodolce (sweet and sour rabbit)

Maggie Beer’s herb pasta with sorrel butter and lemon thyme

Related stories