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Recipes are found in print, online and through direct contact. They range from simple to haute cuisine, come from Australia and every other world region and country. Each helps change the eating patterns of people as they become known, introducing people to tastes and preparation methods not previously considered. Recipes also cater to special needs relating to health and diet.
This page covers recipes and special foods, initially from Australia, then from diverse regions and countries. It includes Bush Tucker, children’s recipes, recipe blogs, recipes involving specific foods and recipes for specific conditions. Some sources cover general areas, others specific topics.
- Aussie Cooking
19 sections including one on Native Foods.
- Australian Cuisine
Try some of these genuine Australian recipes featuring some of our native animals as well as regular Aussie tucker.
- Australia’s Food and Wine
- Australian Lamingtons
- Australian Recipes
A collection covering all occasions and requirements.
- Australian Recipes [Food.com]
‘From traditional Damper Bread to meat pies, our library of Australian recipes offers highlights of this diverse cuisine’.
For additional Bush Tucker information, see the listing on the Food Technology page.
- Bush Tucker [All Recipes]
50+ recipes are listed.
- Bush Tucker Recipes
- Native Australian recipes and Native Australian food
- Outback Chef
Sections including What are Australian Bushfoods ?, glossary, menus, links, where to buy ingredients.
- Cheap & Easy Recipes
Recipes with the addition of Food Facts, tips, resources, choosing produce, more. Check the Conversion Chart which will help translate other measures to metric for you.
- Doyle’s Seafood Recipes
Recipes anyone can use.
- Food in Australia
Provides a brief background and history then a range of recipes, several of which are completely new to us.
- Good Food
Covers cooking, eating out, food news, wines and other drinks and more.
Country & Regional Recipes
Sites covering recipes from around the world.
- Americas, The
- Asia & The Pacific
Information on all Asian styles of cooking with recipes galore.
- Middle Eastern Recipes and Middle Eastern Food
118 recipes from SBS Food Network.
- New Zealand, Cuisine.co
Food and recipe advice from across the Tasman. Other food related information applicable to the Antipodes.
Special Diet Recipes
Sites providing assistance with special diets such as allergy assistance, gluten free, dairy free, more. All relate to health issues.
- Food Allergies Recipes Index
Extensive annotated listing with additional links to allergy information.
- Food Allergy Kitchen
For people with food allergies.
- Food Allergy Recipes and Special Diets
‘Recipe and information resources for those with various food allergies, special diets’.
- Online Recipes for Special Diets and Allergies
- Diabetic Lifestyle
‘Unique collection of over 800 diabetic and heart-healthy recipes’.
- Diabetic Recipe Archive
- Low Fat and Low Sugar Recipes
Recipes collated on a Pinterest page.
- A Celiac Recipe Site
- Gluten-free Recipes
- Celiac News & Gluten Free Diet Resources
Food, products, recipes, Gluten Free Diet, videos, news, books, more.
Go to the Site Index at the bottom for sections on recipes, foodstuffs.
- Gluten Free Collection
Multiple sections cover all aspects of gluten free food types and recipes.
- Gluten Free Cookery
‘Information for Coeliacs and the full text of Gluten-free Cookery - The Complete Guide for Gluten-free and Wheat-free Diets’.
- Gluten Free Eating Directory
‘Search for detailed information about businesses that cater well for gluten free diets. Look up eateries and shops. Find gluten free products, manufacturers, services, publications, accommodation. If you have coeliac disease, gluten intolerance, dermatitis herpetiformis or just prefer not to eat gluten, this site is for you !’
Other Special Diets
- Fat Free
- Food Intolerance Network
‘Provide independent information about the effects of food on behaviour, health, learning ability in both children and adults’. Access 40+ Fact Sheets, support information, FAQs, scientific information, links to further information, more.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome Recipes
- Low Fat Recipes
- Low Fat Diet [Taste.com.au]
- Special Diets Index
- Healthy & Special Diets
‘Here is some information which may help you to adapt recipes to meet special dietary needs’.
“Best of the Food Blogs”. ‘Here it is : the crème de la crème of food bloggers. We’ve scoured the Web and found the tastiest, most delectable, most must-read food blogs of them all’.
Directory of Food Blogs and Recipe Blogs. ‘FoodBlogs.com keeps track of hundreds of food blogs [or foodie blogs, as they are often referred to] from around the world’. Also has posts with recipes and ideas and much more.
‘I’m sharing over 2 500 of my favourite recipes and theme menus with you’.
A blog by Jules Clancy with books for a cook, menu index, recipe index, weights & measures, more.
- The Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen
‘We offer the latest information on Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease along with healthy gluten-free recipes using whole foods’.
Cakes, Sandwiches, Sweets
- Cake Recipes
Find recipes from the different heading listings.
- How to Make Ice Cream
Make your own ice cream. No specific skills required. Check these Ice Cream Recipes.
- Sandwich Recipes
Sandwiches from tuna to Grilled Tofu. Links to other cooking areas.
Recipes - Kid-Friendly Recipes
‘Browse more than 640 family favourite recipes. Pizza, meatloaf, chicken noodle soup, fried chicken, more’.
- Cooking with Kids
Seasonal recipes suitable for children to use.
- Easy Recipes for Kids
If young people want to cook, then this is a good place to start learning the basics.
- Kids Recipes [Taste.com.au]
‘Take the pain out of cooking for picky kids with these recipes they’ll all say yum to ! For more advice on kids and food, check out our articles on feeding growing appetites and how to get kids helping in the kitchen’.
- Recipes For Your Children and Kids to Cook
‘They have been tried at least twice by our resident child cook who is currently nine years old. The recipes clearly say where adult help may be required but the final judgement is up to you. Only you know your child’s abilities. Each recipe has step by step pictures. Just click on any recipe for complete instructions’.
- ABC Recipes
About 1 000 recipes from leading chef’s recipes to recipes for children.
- All Recipes
Thousands of recipes in sections such as beef, vegetarian, etc.. New recipes added all the time and can be emailed to you. US based, so you may have to convert amounts.
- Arielle’s Recipe Archives
Check out the 4 000+ recipes listed in archives from African to Variety Meats. Covers areas not often seen in other listings.
If you want anything to do with recipes this has to be the site. Nearly 300 000 recipes, 10 / 15 / 20 / 30 minute recipes, Free Recipe Club, links to things including Top … , humour, nutri-guides, most requested recipes, emails, converters, calculators, culinary foods of the month, a “boot camp” for beginners.
- Chef’s Pencil
‘The online cookbook for entertaining and gourmet recipes’. Recipes, chef information, glossary.
‘Amazing collection of recipes from great chefs and cookbook authors. Find a recipe for a favourite dish, discover something you’ve never made before’. Also Chef and Recipe of the Day.
1 000s of recipes in various genres.Drinks section, shopping opportunities.
- Fabulous Foods
Wide collection of recipes.
Recipes, cookbooks, menus, Food Community and more. Popular categories, Top Searches, Top Rated Recipes, Chef of the Day, specialist recipes, more. Very extensive.
- Food Network
Extensive recipes including quick, weekly, “slimmed down”, Top 10, links to US television programs, chefs, holidays, table decoration, wines, drinks.
- Good Cooking
Mass of recipes in directories for specific topics. Specific recipes, dictionaries, techniques covered.
- Gourmet Garden
Recipe finder with an emphasis on, but not exclusively to, gourmet recipes. Other information.
- Insect Recipes
Recipes using various insects. Don’t know whether I would want to try them.
- Just Recipes
Well organised site that should provide a recipe for virtually any occasion.
- Pressure Cooker Recipes
‘Pressure cooking is easy and rewarding. As such, there’s a wealth of pressure cooker recipes available both on the Internet and in traditional cookbooks. Our expert team of writers have assembled their favourite pressure cooking recipes just for you. If you’d prefer to view an instructional video, check out our pressure cooker videos page’.
- Recipe Exchange
Recipes in all categories, other information.
- Recipe Finder
‘Online recipes at your fingertips’. NineMSN in Australia.
The base for a recipe sharing community of some 100 000 people in 140 countries. Take a tour of the site.
- Salad Recipe : Salad Recipes
For those who just like salads, salads with other foods, or are vegetarian by nature, this is a great site.
- SBS Food
Recipes, food blog, Food Art, what’s in season, Glossary, Ask a Chef, Food Safari information and links, restaurants, programs, more.
- The Info
Part of a larger site. Several databases accessed from this site. Many recipes in the databases.
- Top Secret Recipes
How to make things taste like all the fast foods you can name. Why ?
- Vegetarian Recipes and Lifestyle
Recipes, ingredients, diets, lifestyle and more.
- Winter Stews
Less popular these days but worth a try. A number of recipes, warm and filling for winter.
- World Wide Recipes
Free recipes and kitchen tips. Join to receive a Free Recipe e-mailed to you every day [go to the Link page].
- Yahoo!®7 Food
While there are videos, converters and some other general information, this is a site primarily about recipes from around the world.
- Healthy Recipes
Work by diet type, courses, main ingredient, particular meal, type of preparation. The Mayo Clinic.
- Healthy Recipes [Better Health]
Developed and presented by Better Health Victoria. All forms of food. Multiple filter options.
- Healthy Recipes 
Select by meal, course, specific ingredient. Access special recipes that are healthy.