The Cook Up with Adam Liaw

Don't know what to have for dinner? Adam's got you covered weeknights at 7.00pm

With summer just around the corner, stone fruits are making a plum-back. The humble plum is a force to be reckoned with, so tread carefully. When done right, these...
Cooking teacher and cultural ambassador Tinsae Elsdon talks about growing up in Ethiopia, her favourite childhood dishes, and the importance of keeping soul...
Sometimes bland is exactly what you need.
Don’t let the name scare you! This explosion of colour is a very kid-friendly chilled dessert - perfect for summer parties. With minimal ingredients and hours of...
Olive oil is the sneakiest of all pantry staples. It's great for a sear, coat, marinade, the list goes on. It also adds moisture to desserts and is a simple...

Following Food

With so many incredible recipes available why only choose one? Every Thursday night we follow food with Adam Liaw and this week it's all about comforting desserts.

Sometimes referred to as fake moussaka due to the omission of meat and potatoes, this recipe is a great vegetarian dish that doesn’t compromise on flavour.
"So tasty and good, the combination of these flavours makes for stunning vegetarian burgers. Get into pickling vegetables, because they’re not only good for you,...
If you like food that has a little kick, you'll love these stuffed jalapeno. The chorizo crumb adds an extra dash of smokiness, and a little goes a long way. This...
Banana and caramel are one of life's great pairings. Add to this a boozy ice-cream to cut through all the sweetness and you've struck dessert magic, friends.
I still remember my mother rolling out her homemade pastry onto cotton sheets, begging us not to touch or step on them. Pita was my lunchbox food and burek was...
Do pumpkin differently with this roasted version dressed with spices and served with a homemade buttermilk curd.
This salad is bright, easy-going and brings a diversity of flavours, from sweet to salty. Great on a summer-BBQ table or as a light meal.
This simple Japanese curry is not only kid-friendly, but when you add a simple rice ball it is a Halloween dream come true. Or should that be a nightmare? Made...
My dad ate this dish with his father at the Spanish club (which sadly doesn’t exist anymore). He never got the original recipe from the owner but recreated it...
A popular dish in Ethiopia, especially during Lent. Like many other Ethiopian dishes, this one can be served on its own, or as part of a beyaynetu (group plate)...
The dark cooking caramel creates a thick, dark sauce that's the perfect marinade for the pork and prawns.
Fish and green veg are a bit of a staple in my house, especially if we’ve been eating heavy foods for a few days.
Cold soba salads are great on hot evenings when you feel like something light and refreshing, yet satisfying and wholesome.
Bruschetta is a snacking classic which highlights the best of simple ingredients, so make sure you get the best around.
My partner Nick first made me this dish with pan fried miso and dill pickles in a split beurre noisette sauce poured over pan-fried flounder.
Simmered in white wine, butter, garlic and crisp pancetta, these juicy pipis are full of flavour and make for a really easy dinner.
A wonderful change from smoked salmon, this cured salmon is finished off with a crust that reminds us of the best NYC deli pastrami.  We love it served on...