The Basic Cookbook

182 Recipes

Enjoy more than 180 recipes created by our expert team of Recipe Developers with delicious options for every taste and occasion, including soups, mains, breads, desserts and more!

Baking powder

Baking powder

4.6

5 min

Self-raising flour

Self-raising flour

4.9

5 min

Rice flour

Rice flour

5.0

5 min

Icing sugar

Icing sugar

4.9

10 min

Vanilla sugar

Vanilla sugar

5.0

72h

Garam masala

Garam masala

5.0

10 min

Butter

Butter

4.9

10 min

Whipped cream

Whipped cream

5.0

15 min

Whipped egg whites

Whipped egg whites

5.0

10 min

Shortcrust pastry

Shortcrust pastry

4.9

5 min

Sweet shortcrust pastry

Sweet shortcrust pastry

4.5

1h 50 min

Quick puff pastry

Quick puff pastry

4.8

1h 20 min

Choux pastry

Choux pastry

4.9

2h

Crêpes

Crêpes

4.8

1h 15 min

Boiled pasta

Boiled pasta

4.9

20 min

Fresh pasta dough

Fresh pasta dough

4.6

1h

Vegetable stock paste

Vegetable stock paste

4.9

30 min

Meat stock paste

Meat stock paste

5.0

45 min

Chicken stock paste

Chicken stock paste

4.9

45 min

Thai red curry paste

Thai red curry paste

4.7

15 min

Plain yoghurt

Plain yoghurt

4.2

11h 10 min

Pizza dough

Pizza dough

4.9

1h

Boiled eggs

Boiled eggs

4.9

20 min

Boiled rice

Boiled rice

4.8

25 min

Royal icing (sugar glaze)

Royal icing (sugar glaze)

5.0

5 min

Chocolate ganache

Chocolate ganache

5.0

20 min

Buttercream icing

Buttercream icing

4.1

10 min

Porridge

Porridge

4.7

15 min

Fruit and nut muesli

Fruit and nut muesli

5.0

10 min

Omelette

Omelette

3.8

30 min

Poached eggs

Poached eggs

2.5

25 min

Pikelets

Pikelets

4.7

35 min

American-style pancakes

American-style pancakes

4.6

40 min

Bircher muesli

Bircher muesli

4.7

12h 10 min

Stewed rhubarb with apple and strawberries

Stewed rhubarb with apple and strawberries

4.6

30 min

Minestrone

Minestrone

4.6

40 min

Vegetable soup

Vegetable soup

4.7

35 min

Cream of tomato soup

Cream of tomato soup

4.6

25 min

Zucchini soup

Zucchini soup

4.7

25 min

Cream of mushroom soup

Cream of mushroom soup

4.0

20 min

Spiced Moroccan lentil soup

Spiced Moroccan lentil soup

4.7

40 min

Pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup

4.2

30 min

Lasagne bolognese

Lasagne bolognese

4.1

2h 30 min

Pasta e fagioli (Pasta and beans)

Pasta e fagioli (Pasta and beans)

4.1

40 min

Tagliatelle with porcini mushrooms

Tagliatelle with porcini mushrooms

4.5

1h

Spaghetti carbonara

Spaghetti carbonara

4.0

35 min

Pasta in tomato sauce with ham and chorizo

Pasta in tomato sauce with ham and chorizo

3.9

30 min

Creamy tomato and salami fettuccine

Creamy tomato and salami fettuccine

4.7

30 min

Gnocchi

Gnocchi

3.9

1h 40 min

Mushroom risotto

Mushroom risotto

4.6

30 min

Rice salad

Rice salad

4.2

1h

Pasta salad with trout and vegetables

Pasta salad with trout and vegetables

3.5

45 min

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine

4.7

45 min

Meatballs with tomato sauce

Meatballs with tomato sauce

4.3

40 min

Meatloaf with red sauce

Meatloaf with red sauce

4.1

1h 15 min

Meatloaf with mushroom sauce

Meatloaf with mushroom sauce

4.5

1h 15 min

Hungarian goulash

Hungarian goulash

4.2

1h 30 min

Sri Lankan red beef curry

Sri Lankan red beef curry

4.8

1h 40 min

Beef rendang

Beef rendang

3.0

1h 55 min

Chilli con carne

Chilli con carne

4.3

45 min

Aussie meat pies

Aussie meat pies

4.2

2h

Beef stroganoff

Beef stroganoff

4.6

35 min

Mongolian lamb hot pot

Mongolian lamb hot pot

4.5

3h 25 min

Shepherd's pie

Shepherd's pie

3.9

55 min

Lentil hotpot

Lentil hotpot

4.3

12h 45 min

Chicken velouté meal

Chicken velouté meal

4.0

40 min

Chicken cacciatore

Chicken cacciatore

4.4

50 min

Chicken with creamy vegetable sauce

Chicken with creamy vegetable sauce

4.0

35 min

Butter chicken

Butter chicken

3.6

55 min

Thai chilli chicken and basil

Thai chilli chicken and basil

3.7

30 min

Thai red chicken curry

Thai red chicken curry

4.6

30 min

Fish and mixed vegetable parcels

Fish and mixed vegetable parcels

4.7

1h 15 min

Cod with citrus butter

Cod with citrus butter

4.2

40 min

Thai-style fish cakes

Thai-style fish cakes

3.4

30 min

Asian-style fish fillets

Asian-style fish fillets

4.2

30 min

Chilli mussels with thyme and tomatoes

Chilli mussels with thyme and tomatoes

4.8

40 min

Tomato and lentil dahl

Tomato and lentil dahl

4.0

35 min

Vegetarian sausage rolls

Vegetarian sausage rolls

4.8

40 min

Potato cakes

Potato cakes

3.8

45 min

Cauliflower gratin

Cauliflower gratin

4.7

1h

Cheese soufflés

Cheese soufflés

3.6

30 min

Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita

4.7

2h 10 min

Mashed potatoes

Mashed potatoes

3.6

40 min

Polenta

Polenta

3.9

25 min

Mixed vegetable mash (purée)

Mixed vegetable mash (purée)

4.2

40 min

Ratatouille

Ratatouille

4.4

40 min

Steamed carrot and zucchini tagliatelle

Steamed carrot and zucchini tagliatelle

4.8

35 min

Chinese-style stir-fried vegetables

Chinese-style stir-fried vegetables

4.6

25 min

Beetroot salad

Beetroot salad

4.7

10 min

Broccoli salad

Broccoli salad

4.4

10 min

Chopped vegetable salad

Chopped vegetable salad

4.5

10 min

Coleslaw

Coleslaw

4.5

10 min

Rustic bread

Rustic bread

4.7

2h

Basic bread

Basic bread

4.4

1h 35 min

Baguette

Baguette

4.7

3h 45 min

Focaccia

Focaccia

4.7

2h 5 min

Chia and pepita gluten free loaf

Chia and pepita gluten free loaf

4.8

1h 25 min

Five seed bread

Five seed bread

4.7

1h 50 min

Herb and garlic pull-apart bread

Herb and garlic pull-apart bread

4.4

1h 30 min

Buttermilk bread

Buttermilk bread

4.5

2h

Soft butter rolls

Soft butter rolls

4.1

1h 50 min

Milk bread

Milk bread

4.6

2h 20 min

Brioche

Brioche

4.0

5h

Tomato pasta sauce

Tomato pasta sauce

4.7

40 min

Bolognese sauce

Bolognese sauce

4.5

40 min

Hollandaise sauce

Hollandaise sauce

4.3

15 min

Béarnaise sauce

Béarnaise sauce

3.6

10 min

Béchamel sauce

Béchamel sauce

4.8

20 min

Tomato ketchup

Tomato ketchup

4.9

1h 10 min

Basil pesto

Basil pesto

4.7

10 min

Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise

4.6

5 min

Yoghurt dressing

Yoghurt dressing

4.7

10 min

Mustard balsamic vinegar dressing

Mustard balsamic vinegar dressing

3.6

10 min

Orange curry dressing

Orange curry dressing

4.7

10 min

Chicken liver pâté

Chicken liver pâté

3.9

2h 20 min

Guacamole

Guacamole

4.7

10 min

Herb and garlic dip

Herb and garlic dip

4.8

10 min

Cream cheese spread with radishes

Cream cheese spread with radishes

5.0

5 min

Tuna dip

Tuna dip

4.9

15 min

Hommus

Hommus

4.3

15 min

Chocolate sauce

Chocolate sauce

5.0

20 min

Vanilla sauce (crème anglaise)

Vanilla sauce (crème anglaise)

3.6

10 min

Apple sauce

Apple sauce

4.7

20 min

Fruit coulis

Fruit coulis

5.0

10 min

Lemon or lime butter

Lemon or lime butter

4.8

15 min

Strawberry jam

Strawberry jam

4.6

55 min

Citrus marmalade

Citrus marmalade

4.2

2h 20 min

Hazelnut chocolate spread

Hazelnut chocolate spread

4.3

25 min

Peanut butter

Peanut butter

4.6

5 min

Crème brûlée

Crème brûlée

2.6

1h 35 min

Sabayon

Sabayon

4.5

15 min

Custard

Custard

4.2

10 min

Rice pudding

Rice pudding

4.4

50 min

Chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse

4.6

3h 20 min

Berry mousse

Berry mousse

4.3

5h

Fruity dream (soft serve ice cream)

Fruity dream (soft serve ice cream)

4.8

5 min

Lemon sorbet

Lemon sorbet

5.0

8h 30 min

Frozen fruit sorbet

Frozen fruit sorbet

5.0

10 min

Quick fruit sorbet

Quick fruit sorbet

4.9

10 min

Fruit ice cream

Fruit ice cream

4.8

10 min

Vanilla ice cream

Vanilla ice cream

4.4

12h

Chocolate ice cream

Chocolate ice cream

4.8

12h

Profiteroles

Profiteroles

4.8

2h

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

4.5

5h 20 min

Pavlova

Pavlova

4.3

6h

Lemon meringue pie

Lemon meringue pie

4.0

3h

Bread and butter pudding

Bread and butter pudding

4.9

1h 15 min

Vitality truffles

Vitality truffles

4.4

25 min

Home-style sponge cake

Home-style sponge cake

4.0

2h 30 min

Marble cake

Marble cake

4.4

2h

Yoghurt cake

Yoghurt cake

4.1

1h 40 min

Lemon cake

Lemon cake

3.6

2h

Orange and almond cake

Orange and almond cake

4.6

2h 20 min

Caribbean carrot cake

Caribbean carrot cake

4.8

2h 10 min

Banana bread

Banana bread

4.8

1h 50 min

Hazelnut torte

Hazelnut torte

5.0

3h 15 min

Too easy chocolate cake

Too easy chocolate cake

4.4

50 min

Torta caprese (flourless almond cake)

Torta caprese (flourless almond cake)

4.8

2h

Chocolate fondant cake

Chocolate fondant cake

4.7

40 min

Lamingtons

Lamingtons

4.5

2h 30 min

Sticky date pudding

Sticky date pudding

4.9

1h 30 min

Chocolate chip muffins

Chocolate chip muffins

4.3

40 min

Apple cake

Apple cake

4.3

1h

Apple tart

Apple tart

4.5

1h

Chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chip cookies

4.4

50 min

Hot cross buns

Hot cross buns

4.6

1h 40 min

ANZAC biscuits

ANZAC biscuits

4.6

40 min

Butter biscuits

Butter biscuits

4.3

50 min

Shortbread

Shortbread

4.6

1h

Green smoothie

Green smoothie

4.6

5 min

Strawberry milkshake

Strawberry milkshake

4.8

5 min

Protein shake

Protein shake

4.7

5 min

Lemon and parsley juice

Lemon and parsley juice

4.8

5 min

Orange juice

Orange juice

4.1

5 min

Lemonade

Lemonade

4.8

10 min

Chai tea

Chai tea

3.9

15 min

Hot chocolate

Hot chocolate

4.5

10 min

Vegetable purée (sweet potato)

Vegetable purée (sweet potato)

4.9

25 min

Fruit purée (apple)

Fruit purée (apple)

5.0

15 min

Rice pureé with fruit (fresh rice cereal)

Rice pureé with fruit (fresh rice cereal)

4.0

10 min

Baby's first meal (chicken purée)

Baby's first meal (chicken purée)

3.4

20 min

Yoghurt and fruit popsicles

Yoghurt and fruit popsicles

4.8

4h