Anything that looks unusual can attract hungry family members to try something different, and this Paperbag Spaghetti with Herb Crusted Salmon from Donna Hay is no exception! INGREDIENTS 400g dried spaghetti 2 cups (500ml) single (pouring) cream ½ Cup (125ml) lemon juice Sea salt and cracked...

These pull-aparts are simply scone dough rolled up with a savoury filling, so the trick is not to handle the dough any more than necessary. You can use any filling you fancy, such as chopped herbs, nduja, cheese, anchovies, or tapenade, and serve them as a...

It's great that so many of our books for small children have won Awards for their authors and their illustrators. Most authors will tell you it's hard to keep writing fresh books for kids that keep them interested and thinking about their world.   Happy All Over by...

Kellie Haratsis comes to understand that multiculturalism is normal to a five year old. Some changes in life are easy; others challenge our thoughts and actions. Recently, our family moved from the country to Australia’s largest capital city. We had no time to explore options for...

Are you ready for Easter? Don't worry. We've got you covered! Let's kick off our Easter inspiration with some classic Easter-time recipes. Check out this recipe for traditional Hot Cross buns. For something a little different, why not try this Dried Cherry Hot Cross Buns recipe?...

In this classic hot cross bun recipe, you can vary the spices and fruit to suit what you like or have on hand, writes Roberta Muir. Use only mixed spice or cinnamon if that’s what you have, and add currants or raisins instead of (or as...

This American classic is one of the easiest sweet treats to make. The recipe could be written in one sentence: melt butter and chocolate, whisk eggs and sugar, combine, fold in flour and bake. Scottish food writer Sue Lawrence made the most delicious brownies I’ve ever...

More support is needed for Indigenous fathers to help build stronger communities. When approaching how to support the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, there is a tendency in favour of strengthening and empowering mothers, rather than fathers. While this emphasis on maternal support is...

New Study Highlights the Power of Personalized Support for Mums-to-Be Parents and caregivers of elementary school-aged kids! If you’re thinking about expanding your family or know someone who is, listen up! A recent study from Monash University has some exciting findings that could make a big...

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) proudly announces their 2024 Book of the Year Notables, a longlist of quality Australian children’s literature published throughout 2023. 2024, A NOTABLE YEAR! For parents and librarians eager to fuel the love for reading in children, this list is a...