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With ideas for every day, and special occasion recipes to share with those you love, Taste magazine ensures successful meals every time.

A premium quarterly magazine, Taste supplies inspiration for beginner foodies through to the experienced cook, with irresistible recipes that feature in-season produce, midweek dinners, delicious treats and so much more!
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    Lemon meringue cake

    Indulge in this deliciously decadent lemon meringue cake. Topped with sugary meringue and sweet candied lemon, this is perfect for any special event or family barbeque!

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    Prawn & pumpkin pesto pasta

    This prawn and pumpkin pesto pasta is ready in just 40 minutes, but will look and taste like you’re a seasoned pro. The juicy prawns and freshly-made pesto are a magical combo.

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    Lemon meringue pie shots

    These lemon meringue pie shots are about to become your favourite new dessert. Super easy to make and combining the flavours we all know and love, one will never be enough.

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    Chipotle-spiced chicken with Mexican green rice

    Packing a punch in flavour, this chipotle-spiced chicken with Mexican green rice will stun your tastebuds. Fill that bowl right up, because you’ll definitely be going back for seconds.

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    Stir-fried beef with red chilli and egg

    Dinner is all-too easy with this stir-fried beef with red chilli and egg recipe, which is ready in a snappy 20 minutes. With the delicious flavours of chilli, fish sauce and kecap manis, this will become a staple family meal.

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    Spicy chicken pasta with dukkah crumbs

    Packing a punch in heat and flavour, this spicy chicken pasta is a fantastic midweek dinner meal that can be whipped up in just 30 minutes. Sprinkle with dukkah crumbs for added tastiness.

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    Rolled blueberry pecan brioche

    These little yeasted cakes are the perfect treat when you want something that’s not too rich for a brunch or afternoon tea. You can mix up the flavours with raspberries and almonds if you like.

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    Mini lemon meringue cupcakes

    These beautifully zesty mini lemon meringue cupcakes are the perfect treat to enjoy with friends and family for afternoon tea with a hot cup of tea or coffee.

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    Citrus almond twist

    This cake looks far more intricate to make than it really is. It’s all about clever layering and cutting. And once it's finished, you have a delicious creation to enjoy.

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    Potato and egg rendang

    In an aromatic sauce, this perfectly rich potato and egg rendang is bursting with flavour and is perfect served with rice and topped with fresh coriander for an incredibly warming family meal.

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    Chocolate hazelnut torte

    This mouthwatering torte contains a decadent chocolate, hazelnut spread topped with sweet meringue - whip it up for your guests if you dare.

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    White choc-mint candy cane bark

    This festive treat pairs minty candy canes and creamy white chocolate with crispy rice bubbles to create the ultimate Christmas gift for loved ones.

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    Chocolate, hazelnut and pear scrolls

    There’s plenty to love about these decadent yeasted rolls. Light and buttery, encasing thin slithers of pears and chocolate hazelnut spread, enjoy for a super-indulgent breakfast.

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    Olive oil and marmalade cake

    Indulge in this wholesome olive oil and marmalade cake- a true family favourite full of delicious flavour and texture.

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    Choc-mallow wheels

    If you love a bit of confectionary nostalgia, you'll adore our choc-mallow wheels recipe.

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    Piña colada lolly cake

    We’ve kept old-school Eskimos in this adults-only lolly cake recipe and teamed them up with a little Pacific-flavoured marshmallow, toasted coconut and a slightly boozy biscuit mix. A kitsch and über-cool treat. Photography by Jani Shepherd/Gatherum Collectif

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  • 21

    Mushroom and tomato tarts

    These delicious mushroom and tomato tarts will be a definite crowd pleaser- easy to prepare and super tasty!

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    Barbecue lamb skewers with pesto and grilled fruit salad

    This recipe is a summer barbecue sensation! Marinated lamb is topped with nutty pesto and served on a bed of grilled peaches and watermelon, with peppery rocket, creamy feta and sharp balsamic. Photography by Jani Shepherd/Gatherum Collectif

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    Bacon, chive and potato quiche

    This delicious quiche combines crispy bacon, hearty potatoes and fragrant herbs to create a delicious family meal, perfect for weeknight dinners. Enjoy it warm from the oven with a side salad, or serve cool as a lunch-box snack.

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    Cinnamon and raisin sweet rolls with vanilla cream

    These cinnamon and raisin sweet rolls will be irresistible on Christmas Day served with vanilla cream. This recipe is perfect for enjoying as part of your Champagne breakfast with friends and family

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