A dash of concentration, a glut of currants and berries, a sprinkle of icing sugar, and this delicious cake is ready to charm the masses.
Chris Shanahan Some of the district's first 2015 rieslings are already proving to be the best since 1971. Winemakers are hoping their shirazes, other reds and whites will follow suit. Chris Shanahan reflects on a year which could become the best yet. He also reveals an exciting maverick attitude towards growing new varieties.
Chris Shanahan Wine critic Chris Shanahan picks 10 of the best whites from the Canberra region for 2015.
Clare Sibthorpe We asked Canberra chefs and restaurateurs what they want for Christmas.
Chris Shanahan The capital's beer world had a lot of movers and shakers this year, and perhaps the best is yet to come as it will have plenty of wind in its sails for 2016.
Moist chai-spiced cake is particularly delicious served with something creamy and slightly sour, such as plain yogurt.
Susan Parsons Stuck for a Christmas gift idea for avid kitchen gardeners? Here are some of Susan Parsons' great ideas.
Chris Shanahan Wine critic Chris Shanahan picks 10 of the best reds from the Canberra region for 2015.
Impress your festive guests with this pavlova with a difference.
Natasha Rudra Mork's is a modern Thai diner run by Canberra boys who love their cuisine.
A 52-year-old woman from Bega will face court over the murder of Marnie Lee Cave.
PHOTOS: Interactive, fun, colourful and smelly - an exhibition to test all senses.