This month we're celebrating Bakeproof's 50th column anniversary the only way we know how - with these showstopper cakes. Hurrah! Happy baking!
Need to give your festive baking an edge this year? Add fresh and fragrant savoury herbs, like basil, rosemary, thyme and sage. There'll be no competition as to whose dessert is best.
Our guide to gluten-free baking with tips and a glossary of alternative flours and ingredients, plus recipes (which happen to be dairy-free too!).
Our foolproof guide on how to make the perfect meringue, plus tips, tricks and fixes to troubleshoot any problems.
A bedrock of wonderful food traditions, steeped with symbolism.
Beautiful Bundts may be the It Cake social media pin-ups but they have origins in the homely European kugelhupfs.
A practical, step-by-step guide with tips, tricks and timelines to making your own sourdough starter and baking with it. The method is logical and simplified for beginner bakers to follow (and expert bakers to hone).
Fruit that feels like water balloons when ripe, that smells like vanilla but is inedible until cooked, that is from the Tree of Life, that stains your hand crime-scene crimson - welcome to the world of persimmons, quinces, figs and pomegranates.
There's more to Easter baking than hot cross buns and chocolate eggs (as much as we love them). Around the world, Easter is celebrated with a range of butter-enriched yeasted breads, laden with spices.
How do you impress your future Lebanese mother-in-law? Bake her the recipes, steeped in cultural and family history, closest to her heart.
They are rich, dark and fudgy - or sometimes cakey. Or both.
We call it a cookie tin, Germans know it as Weihnachtsplätzchen and it's 7 Sorters Kakor in Swedish. Whatever you call it, know that these biscuits are delicious and ideal for holiday gift-giving.
The celebratory season is rolling on in, so bring your party A-Game with these shareable, playful desserts from our resident baker Anneka Manning.
Flatbread is a clever multitasker. It's used to dip into, scoop up or sop up, wrap, cover and carry other food, and works well as a blank edible canvas to top as you wish.
Little cakes satisfy that exquisitely selfish pleasure of having a sweet treat all to one’s self, without having to share.
This column is a collaboration with SBS Food Deputy Editor, Farah Celjo, a keen home baker who shares some of the love and delight behind her Bosnian heritage, plus a few treasured homespun recipes.
The melt-in-the-mouth deliciousness of the modern pie evolved from food wrapped in a parcel of reeds. Let's all be thankful for butter, lard and oil, without which, our flaky pie crust would just be, ah, crusty.
This week’s Bakeproof column celebrates winter’s bounty with a selection of recipes for root vegetables, in all their robust, rugged glory.
This week's delicious Bakeproof column is all about classic caramel, with a tasty savoury tart and a host of sumptuous sweet treats.
Indulge in sweet, spicy comfort food direct from the heart of Scandinavia. Anneka's recipes for buttery biscuits, luscious cakes and more-ish cinnamon buns from Sweden, Norway and Denmark will infuse your kitchen with irresistible aromas and captivate all who taste them.
My love affair with baking started early...
Classic Aussie treats get a playful update in this week's Bakeproof column. From Anzac bikkie ice-cream sandwiches to a meat pie with Asian influences, Anneka Manning's recipes will become your new-found favourites!
Kids can be incredibly capable in the kitchen – and working through recipes is a fun way for them to develop skills and self-esteem. Our resident baker Anneka Manning, herself a mother of two, shares sweet and savoury recipes that everyone will enjoy making and eating.
From rich choc-orange panforte to salty, addictive rosemary-spiced cashews, these recipes from our resident baker Anneka Manning will make the perfect festive gift.
From a chocolate-custard cake that performs magic in the oven to the deliciously sweet pastel de tres leches, the cakes of Latin America are rich and indulgent. In this month’s column our everyday baker Anneka Manning shares six recipes to satisfy any sweet tooth.
Little golden puffs of choux pastry are one of the kitchen's acts of magic. It's easier than you think with this step-by-step guide from our everyday baker, Anneka Manning, who this week shows you how to make eclairs, profiteroles and clever salted caramel choux swans.
Meet our everyday baker Anneka Manning. Each month, she'll be sharing her baking rituals, modern and ancient, and baking techniques from around the world. This week, she shares ideas for making the most of oranges, lemons and other citrus.
Meet our everyday baker Anneka Manning. Each month, she'll be sharing her baking rituals, modern and ancient, and baking techniques from around the world. This week, she explores baked and stirred custard in the form of puddings, pastry and tarts.
Meet our everyday baker Anneka Manning. Each month, she'll be sharing her baking rituals, modern and ancient, and baking techniques from around the world. This week, she shares six British classics with fascinating back stories.
Anneka's mission is to connect home cooks with the magic of baking, and through this, with those they love. Visit her at BakeClub. Don't miss what's coming out of her oven via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.