Sarah McInerney is an enthusiastic yet haphazard home cook. She likes to write about food, read about food, and, of course, eat the stuff. She has had her fair share of cooking triumphs and some quite spectacular disasters.
Join her as she consults the experts for some practical advice on everything from kitchen basics to culinary masterpieces.
Sarah McInerney Chef Daniel Wilson takes a traditional approach with his roast chicken recipe. How about you?
Sarah McInerney Add these to your dinner party repertoire. They're easier than you think.
Sarah McInerney Whirlpools, vinegar, oiled cling film - what's the secret to a perfectly poached egg?
Sarah McInerney Merle Parrish shares her Anzac biscuit recipe and tips.
Sarah McInerney Cake cracked on top? Scones dense and rising unevenly? Seasoned cake judges share their secrets.
Sarah Mcinerney It took Sarah McInerney three days to make a meat pie. Was it worth it?
Sarah McInerney Doughnuts, rice or eggs - which country gets breakfast right?
Sarah McInerney Sticky mess or stunning success? Sarah McInerney tackles meringue in 93 per cent humidity.
Sarah McInerney Steak goes with red wine and fish with white, right? Not always, writes Sarah McInerney.
Sarah McInerney Fried, poached or steamed, you'll never go wrong with fish again.
Sarah McInerney Nothing says celebration like a sponge cake with jam and cream.
Sarah McInerney Malaysian chef Florence Tan shares her take on satay.
Sarah McInerney Peanut butter does not belong in a satay sauce. Not in a traditional one at least.
Sarah McInerney Simple and delicious, pesto is a classic quick dinner dish.
Sarah McInerney Omelettes are as easy to get right as they are to get wrong. And if you stuff it up, there's nowhere to hide.
Sarah McInerney A slow roasted lamb shoulder is a dish for lazy Sunday lunches - pop it in the oven, cook some pasta and you're set.
Sarah McInerney Rick Stein on seafood, socarrat and all things paella.
Tried and tasted
Sarah McInerney Spring is here. Time to dust off the cocktail shaker...or jam jar.
Sarah McInerney Tips to lessen the serve of guilt that comes with indulging in a cakes, muffins and other baked treats.