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Category: Food & Wine

Five of the best cocktail recipes for summer

While we’re resting, relaxing and recharging after a hectic year, we’ll also be sipping on cocktails! Here are 5 to try.

The great outdoors: seven of Canberra’s best beer gardens

When Canberrans get a whiff of warmer weather we are out, in force, strolling around Lake Burley Griffin, hiking up Mount Ainslie or taking to the lake for various water sports. But...

In season: apricots

Typically available between November and February, apricots are a star of the summer season. And what better way to celebrate the delicate stonefruit than with this recipe from Julia Busuttil Nishimura? Apricot yeasted...

More salads for summer

Two recipes for an avocado salad with macadamia and avocado pesto and a green bean salad with tahini, preserved lemon and pine nuts.

Two delicious summer salads

Cool down this summer with a delicious, fruity salad, brought to you by our food writer Libby Kimber.

Raise a glass to Aussie wine: Littleproud

Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud is encouraging wine lovers to look closer to home.

Snacks for Santa

Santa has a refined palette this year, so our food writer Libby Kimber is making sure he gets the gourmet goods on Christmas Eve.

The best Christmas shortbread recipe

Shortbread is one of the best Christmas recipes going around – which is why it graces the cover for our 17 December edition as the ultimate snack for Santa on Christmas Eve. This...

‘Tis the season

Festive fare for the whole family, brought to you by our food writer, Libby Kimber.

Prepare a festive feast with these classic Christmas recipes

Still deciding what to serve up for your festive function? Well, we’ve rounded a couple of Christmas recipes that will be sure to impress your guests. Try your hand at two absolute classics...

Daana cleans up at R&CA Awards

Curtin Indian restaurant Daana has been recognised at the Restaurant and Catering Association (R&CA) NSW/ACT Awards for Excellence, with chef Sanjay Kumar taking out Chef of the Year for the ACT. The award-winning...

New ‘urban distillery’ experience for tourists and locals

Canberra distillery Underground Spirits has launched its latest offering for the Canberra community, announcing a summer gin tasting experience to be held lakeside.   The Urban Distillery Experience celebrates place and the unique...

Christmas cocktails

We’re winding down for the year with a tipple in hand, and we’ve rounded up some christmas cocktails to elevate your party season.

Mixing it up: cocktail mixer truck in Canberra today

The biggest cocktail mixer in Australia (probably) is on its way to Canberra on the back of a truck, on a mission to spread some Christmas cheer (and cheers!) in the Capital...

Fire up the barbie

This week, food writer Libby Kimber brings you two recipes that are perfect for the barbie.

A French cheese expert on putting together the perfect cheese board

While there’s nothing wrong with some cubes of cheddar served alongside cabanossi and Jatz, a special festive occasion, particularly after the year we’ve all had, deserves something more special, no? We chatted...

Three mouthwatering recipes for world cake day

It’s world cake day today, Thursday 26 November, so to celebrate, we’ve pulled three of the best recipes from the Canberra Weekly archives.

Slow roasted lamb shoulder

Food writer Libby Kimber shares a divine recipe for slow roasted lamb that will make entertaining friends and family this summer a breeze.

Friday cocktail recipes: spicy margarita

Wind down with a knock-off cocktail to kick-start the weekend. We've rounded up these two cocktail recipes: try a spicy margarita to get your Friday night vibes in order, or a cocktail...

Digital deli The Merchant’s Feast launches in Canberra

A new digital deli service has launched in Canberra, promising to deliver gourmet Mediterranean produce right to your door. The Merchant’s Feast is a Canberra-based online deli, where you can select your products...

Summer seafood

Enjoy a summer seafood lunch with these recipes brought to you by our food writer, Libby Kimber.