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Homemade chilli oil recipe

Homemade chilli oil

This spicy oil makes an attractive, useful gift. As well as giving pizza a kick, it is superb in vinaigrettes or wherever you use oil but yearn for a little extra heat. Photography by Jani Shepherd/Gatherum Collectif.
Sugared cinnamon peanuts recipe

Sugared cinnamon peanuts

Like the hot, roasted, sugared nuts sold outside the marchés aux puces, the Parisian flea markets, these peanuts are gorgeous and fragrant. Photography by Jani Shepherd/Gatherum Collectif.
Smokey cashews recipe

Smokey cashews

Good-quality smoked paprika teamed with creamy cashews with a slight bite of heat makes these nuts a perfect pre-barbecue snack. Photography by Jani Shepherd/Gatherum Collectif.
Mandarin and almond upside-down cake

Mandarin and almond upside-down cake

This spectacular cake tastes as good as it looks. Literally dripping with flavour, it's perfect to serve for a special occasion, such as a birthday or dinner party.
Ginger Flowers

Ginger flower cookies

These cute ginger flower cookies create a perfect Christmas or Christening gift. They also come out for high tea or afternoon tea!
summer berry pavlova

Summer berry pavlova

Australian family gatherings or celebrations wouldn't be complete without a pav, especially in the warmer months when all our favourite soft fruit is super-ripe and cheap. Or top with any fruit you like - banana, kiwifruit, mango or hulled cherries are all good alternatives.
Cookies and Cream

Cookies and cream

The unforgettable taste of cookies and cream in a glass! A sweet dessert that is guaranteed to impress.
lemon and apricot friands

Lemon and apricot friands

Substitute dried apricots for any other dried fruit of choice. Note
Mermaid Princess

Mermaid princess

Wear disposable gloves when using food colouring to prevent it staining your hands. Note