07 February 2019cooking with cucumber
01 February 2019
re-style: crispy salmon with dill pickled onions
Endlessly versatile, this fabulous crispy salmon can be transformed into a multitude of quick and easy meals perfect or any occasion.
15 January 2019
Cooking with… tomatoes
Endlessly versatile and bursting with flavour - here are some of our favourite recipes to make with tomatoes.
04 January 2019
re-style: lime and tequila fish tacos
If you couldn’t love tacos anymore, my lime and tequila fish tacos also can be tweaked with a few simple tricks.
28 December 2018
Cooking with… mangoes
A sign of summer, here are some easy ways to enjoy mangoes.
27 December 2018
Best Ever: Picnic Snacks
Whether it be a simple family gathering or New Year’s festivities - here are some of our favourite snacks to bring and share.
26 December 2018
Our favourite frozen cocktails
Just in time for the new year, here are some of our favourite icy-cool drinks for the grown-ups!
19 December 2018
Make a statement with a dreamy dessert, destined to be the star of the show.
19 December 2018
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17 December 2018
12 December 2018
re-style: lemongrass chicken salad
Whether you’re serving for friends or taking something for lunch, this lemongrass chicken salad gives you plenty of options.
12 December 2018
12 December 2018
Christmas edible gifting
11 December 2018
Christmas treats sneak peek
Donna’s new cook book, Christmas Feasts and Treats is your go-to guide for a fuss-free Christmas. Here’s a sneak at the second part of the book, Treats.
10 December 2018
We’ve rounded up our favourite sides that will add flavour and perfectly complement your mains for a well rounded festive feast.
04 December 2018
Christmas feasts sneak peek
Donna’s new cook book, Christmas Feasts and Treats is your go-to guide for a fuss-free Christmas. Here’s a sneak at the first part of the book, Feasts.
27 November 2018
Christmas sweet treats
Impress your guests with a little sweet treat – the perfect end to a magical occasion.
27 November 2018
Christmas party starters
Simple and tasty, these quick and easy nibbles are guaranteed to please.
27 November 2018
Christmas cocktail hour
Nothing says Christmas like the pop of a cork, fresh fruity flavours and a toast to great friends!
12 November 2018our favourite: edible decorations
Turn your home into a gingerbread wonderland this Christmas with these oh-so sweet edible decorations.
09 November 2018
Inspiration for the modern baker
Regardless of your skill set, you’ll find some baking inspiration from my new cook book Modern Baking.
There is something for everyone, whether it be indulgent desserts, quick fixes or better-for-you treats.
02 November 2018
cooking with… broccoli
A family favourite you’ll find in almost every fridge, broccoli is given the spotlight for inventive ways to make it exciting each and every night.
26 October 2018best ever: halloween treats
25 October 2018
Donna Hay Mega Sale
We are super excited to tell you our MEGA Sale is coming, in a brand new location, with up to 70% off!
23 October 2018Simple Chicken Dinners
17 October 2018
Three Fast Pastas
Here are three ways to create speedy weeknight pastas with all the flavour but without the fuss! A handful of ingredients can be all you need for a simple weeknight meal. D.x
10 October 2018Modern Baking on tour
To celebrate my new book Modern Baking, I’m headed to Europe - read on for times, dates and details of events in London, Hamburg, Berlin and Amsterdam.
26 August 2018weekend baker: the prettiest melting moments
Melting moments are the ultimate afternoon-tea treat – so dainty and sweet, they are also incredibly easy to make and, when presented on a pretty cake stand or plate, are bound to impress at your next gathering.
17 August 2018
05 July 2018
DONNA’S PRE-PARTY PREP
Donna shares her tips and tricks for preparing for the big events in life…
06 May 2018
Cut down on time spent cooking, without compromising on flavour, with this collection of simple, speedy meals that are ideal for the mid-week rush.
03 May 2018Create the perfect Mother’s Day
With Mother’s Day on its way, Donna shares her tips for indulging the mothers in your life with thoughtful gifts, fresh blooms and delicious homemade treats.
29 April 2018
how to: vegan pesto
There’s nothing like a fresh, homemade pesto to uplift meals to gourmet status, and these dairy-free recipes are a perfect match for pasta, noodles, grilled vegetables and more.
24 April 2018Donna’s travel essentials
Those who’ve travelled for work, or at a less-than-leisurely pace, will know the difference a thoughtfully packed carry-on case can make on a flight. In collaboration with Estee Lauder, we take a look at what Donna takes travelling, and share her tips for perfecting the art of in-flight packing.
20 April 2018cooking with…beetroot
Beetroots pop with delicious flavours, vibrant colour and contain tremendous health benefits! We have collated some of our favourite recipes that incorporate the beetroots rustic charm.
04 April 2018OUR FAVOURITE: NOURISHING SOUPS
Those seeking solace in a rounded meal during the cooler months can take time to enjoy a soothing bowl of soup – filled with the season’s starring vegetables and immune-boosting ingredients.
29 March 2018
how to: hot cross buns
A warm, fresh-from-the-oven hot cross bun is always a welcomed sight come Easter time. Follow our simple step-by-step recipe to bake the perfect batch this year! Click on the steps to reveal the full recipe.
08 March 2018
12 February 2018
29 January 2018
What’s not to love about coconuts! From aromatic main meals, pretty breakfast bowls to dreamy summery desserts, the humble coconut is far more versatile than you think!
17 January 2018Our favourite: tasty salads
If entertaining is on the agenda this weekend or you’ve been asked to bring along a salad to a barbecue, then give your salad repertoire a little shake-up and throw together one of these flavoursome wonders!
17 January 2018Best Ever: Berry Desserts
During the summer months, make the most of the beautiful, sweet jewel-like berries that are in season. Here are four gorgeous berry recipes, all fit for a queen (and her king!).
08 January 2018Best ever: Barbecue mains
Summer holidays call for lots of barbecue action and this year we plan to up the ante! So fire up the grill - we’ve collected a few of our best-ever barbecue mains - just click on each image for the recipe.
03 January 2018Our favourite: icy cool treats
Summer’s here and the perfect antidote to scorching hot days? One of these scrumptious summer treats - that just happen to be dairy-free. Click on each image for the recipe.
01 January 2018Our favourite: vegetarian meals
In need of inspirational vegetarian meal ideas? Make the most of the season’s fresh and natural produce with these impressively delicious veggie dishes - just click on the image for the recipe.
29 December 2017Our favourite: party snacks
Whether you’re hosting a lunch or heading out to a barbeque, impress your guests with everything from arancini meatballs and char-grilled chicken wings to crunchy quinoa and thyme tofu chips this party season.
28 December 2017Our favourite: Summer quenchers
Take inspiration from our collection of cool and refreshing quenchers this summer - just click on each image for the recipe.
27 December 2017our favourite: easy weeknight meals
If having more time is on your New Year wish list… We’ve got your Summer nights sorted, these quick and easy meals will be on the table in minutes!
26 December 2017Our favourite: Summer salads
From apple and fig complete with creamy goat’s curd to grilled chicken and watercress drizzled in a tahini dressing, these salads are fit for those sizzling summer days - just click on each image for the recipe.
19 December 2017Our Favourite: festive salads
A summery festive season is the best time for using all the beautiful, natural produce. Adding some fresh and crisp elements to any Christmas feast will give it the perfect balance!
17 December 2017best ever: iced coffee treats
When the sun is scorching sometimes you need a coffee and a cool treat, simultaneously. A great iced coffee is a delicious afternoon pick-me-up but it doesn’t stop there. We’ve created a collection of our favourite icy-cool coffee treats made using Nespresso’s Limited Edition coffees, Leggero on Ice and Intenso on Ice!
In association with Nespresso
02 December 2017Our Favourite: Festive treats
30 November 2017
behind the scenes - part 2
Take a sneak peek into all the fun that happened behind the scenes of my new series, Basics to Brilliance. I was lucky to have such a fabulous team from Foxtel who made filming my new series such a pleasure. We worked hard, but we had loads of laughs and I suspect they were the best-fed crew in television! D.x
25 November 2017How to: Christmas pudding
Historically, parents would teach their children how to make the pudding, so get the kids involved and start a new tradition of you own.
10 November 2017behind the scenes
04 November 2017Summer days by the sea…
28 October 2017weekend baker: apple pie
Planning on staying in this weekend? One warming slice of this apple pie will take you to heaven. We made our own pastry crust in a few easy steps too!
27 October 2017best ever: nut butters
Swap unhealthy spreads for our nutritious, homemade wholefood nut butters. A great source of heart-healthy fats and protein, they are simple to make and offer plenty of opportunity to experiment with different flavours such as cacao. Smooth and creamy, they’re delicious on sliced toast or dolloped into smoothies or porridge.
14 September 2017sweet 16th birthday – behind the scenes
02 September 2017spring is in the air…
28 August 2017best ever: make-ahead breakfasts
Our busy schedules can sometimes leave us with little time to stay healthy. So we’re giving you 9 make-ahead breakfast recipes for when your mornings are all go. Click on each image for the recipe.
10 August 2017cooking with… eggplant
From beautifully glossy globes in hues of rich autumnal violet to the delightful petite pea-green variety, we celebrate eggplants in all shapes and sizes with these warming recipes.
05 August 2017
how to: homemade sauerkraut
Fermentation is one of the oldest techniques for preserving food and you get to enjoy the tasty results in less than a week. Tangy and refreshing, a forkful of sauerkraut will uplift any dish. Bottle a batch yourself before using it in a range of zesty meals.
28 July 2017
how to: coconut raspberry slice
A winning combination of nostalgic flavours, this classic homemade dessert is an instant crowd-pleaser!
03 July 2017American All-Star favourites
Inspired by the festivities of our American friends, these crowd-pleasing recipes are perfect for any occasion - so let’s get the party started! Click ‘read more’ then click on each picture to find the recipe.
30 June 2017best ever: breakfast bowls
These chilly winter mornings make it’s so tempting to lay under the covers a little while longer. So we’re giving you nine delicious reasons to spring out of bed! Our collection of best-ever breakfast bowls will add some wholesome goodness to your morning routine. Click on each pic for the recipes.
22 June 2017
weekend baker: handmade cake boxes
Entertaining this weekend? These handmade cake boxes will make the perfect takeaway gift for your guests. We used 225gsm cardboard and attached name tags with tiny wooden pegs to add a personal touch. Cute and practical!
21 June 2017cooking with… sage
With its soft and delicate leaves in shades of silvery green, with splashes of purple and cream, sage is favoured for its elegance in both beauty and flavour. Offering a slightly sweet, peppery aroma to balance rich, robust dishes, this earthy herb adds strength and warmth to rustic breads, pastas and roasted meats. Click ‘read more’ to learn about the different varieties of sage you can find.
05 June 2017Shimmering sunset
08 May 2017exploring the olive groves
21 April 2017how to: cannelloni
Impress your dinner guests with this comforting traditional Italian dish. It’s so easy to make!
12 April 2017best ever: seafood
We’re talking all things seafood with these delicious favourites. Click on each photo for their amazing recipes.
07 April 2017DEAR EASTER BUNNY…
06 April 2017how to: classic chicken laksa
Indulge in a warming bowl of comfort food, perfect for a crisp autumn’s night.
14 March 2017GO GREEN FOR ST PATRICK’S DAY
We’re celebrating St Patrick’s Day with a feast of green. From snacks to salads and everything in between. Click on each pic for their recipes.
28 February 2017
fresh + light: lunch rolls
Upgrade your lunch break with these clever rolled lunches. From amazing sushi to flavoursome tortillas and fresh rice paper rolls, they’re deliciously satisfying and so simple to make!
20 February 2017Fresh + Light: simple dinners
Simple and satisfying Fresh + Light weeknight meals. Click the images to see their recipes!
10 February 2017We love: Flavour-infused ice cubes
If the temperature outside is soaring, don’t sweat: just drop a couple of these fruity jewels into a tall drink, put your feet up and watch the heat melt away.
26 January 2017Best ever: barbecue ideas
Click the images to see recipes and click below for Donna’s top tips for barbecue perfection!
21 January 2017HOW TO: rustic free-form tart
We’ve got the perfect weekend baking project! The rustic folds of pastry house a medley of sweet summer fruits in this free-form tart, here’s how to make it…
26 December 2016Donna’s Sydney to Hobart adventure!
20 December 2016best ever: christmas salads
A collection of fresh and flavourful salads to complement your mains for a spectacular Christmas feast!
16 December 2016All-time favourite: cocktails
30 November 2016How to: easy passionfruit tart
This fresh and flavourful dessert is an instant crowd-pleaser and ideal for sunny days.
12 November 2016HOW TO: LEMON CURD
Add a zesty tang to your favourite desserts with homemade lemon curd. This simple recipe is perfect on ice-cream, cakes or swirled through a vanilla cream to top a crispy meringue.
08 November 2016Best ever: CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS
Whether you fancy a fruity punch or a smooth martini our favourite elegant cocktails will add a bit of spritz and sparkle to your festive gathering!
01 November 2016Donna’s tips: for Christmas bliss
I adore Christmas. I love having everyone over to my place which usually involves a mix of classic and traditional dishes, as well as drinks to start, and of course, something spectacular for dessert. Try not to let cooking for a large number of people stress you out – there are plenty of things you can do in advance to help make the occasion as simple as possible, but one which will still be impressive and memorable.
28 October 2016best ever: frozen fruity treats
21 October 2016How to: spicy chicken satay skewers
Whether you like them tongue-tingling spicy or satisfyingly mild, skewers of chicken satay are a firm favourite for the barbecue or grill – and now, they’re super easy to make!
14 October 2016quick fix: super green smoothies
Smoothies brimming with fresh fruits and vegetables, good-for-you ingredients and superfoods are our favourite way to give our bodies more nutrients and nourishment. Great to kickstart your metabolism in the morning or satisfy a 3pm energy slump, we’re sharing our secrets to help you create your own beautiful blends and get the perfect smoothie, every time.
‘I start every day with a large green smoothie that I make at home and then pour into a container that I can take in the car with me to work – I then sip on it all morning at my desk. My favourite blend is baby spinach, parsley, mint, coconut water and cucumber – no specific quantities of each, just whatever I have in the fridge.’ Donna Hay
11 September 2016Behind-the-scenes: the team on location
Those beautiful glossy pictures don’t happen without a whole lot of work behind-the-scenes. Click through the gallery for a little peek inside the world of donna hay magazine as we celebrate our 15th birthday issue.
09 September 2016DONNA’S EUROPEAN BOOK TOUR
I’m so excited to be heading to Europe for a whirlwind tour for my book, Life in Balance. So, if you live in Germany, the Netherlands or the UK check the details below and come along to one of the book signings.
08 September 201615th birthday party!
07 September 2016donna hay team 15th birthday seaside celebration video
Back to where it all began! My amazing team enjoy a marvelous seafood feast along Sydney Harbour to celebrate 15 wonderful years of donna hay magazine.
26 August 2016cooking with: hummus
Who doesn’t love hummus? The irresistibly smooth and creamy mix is perfect dipping fodder to serve with drinks or as a snack. But with a few clever shortcuts your hummus will be ready to party!
19 August 2016best ever: Sunday roasts
04 August 2016weekend baker: top five homemade breads
29 July 2016best ever: buttermilk fried chicken
I can never resist a piece of crunchy and golden fried chicken, and, as with most things deep-fried, it tastes even better when you make it fresh at home! My southern-style recipe creates a perfectly balanced bite; soaking the chicken in buttermilk keeps the meat moist and juicy while the spicy flour mixture results in an impossibly crisp and flavourful skin.