Restaurateur and chef Luke Mangan is helping Aussie restaurants and cafes to sharpen their Christmas menus with his recipe for ice cream plum pudding with spiced poached cherries and bitter chocolate.

Lindenderry at Red Hill’s reimagined restaurant, The Dining Room, has appointed David Green as its new executive chef. To celebrate, Green has shared with foodservice his dessert, monsoon gin and tonic.

Port Mahon has created a special, Christmas cookbook and to celebrate, the whole egg mayonnaise producer is sharing its recipe for Absolute vodka, cucumber and chilli-cured kingfish with Port Mahon aioli.

Versatile and fresh, Fatto Bar & Cantina's head chef James Kummrow shares with foodservice his recipe for parsley and walnut pesto spaghettini.

Melbourne chef Simon Moss of the Grosvenor Hotel is getting into the spirit of World Pasta Day with his recipe for hand-rolled gnocchi, beurre noisette, peas, aged balsamic, ricotta and lemon.

Television presenter and media personality, Annabel Crabb, is releasing her second recipe book Special Guest on November 1. And providing a sneak peak to foodservice, she's shared her recipe for prawn saganaki.

Refresh your cocktail menu with 'Orange is the New Pink', a sparkling chocolate beverage by Callebaut.

In solidarity with Aussie farmers, chef Somer Sivrioglu and his team at Sydney restaurant, Anason, have updated the traditional Turkish gavurdagi salad with fresh strawberries, making this dish a great addition to your spring or summer menu.

National chocolate week runs October 15 to October 21, and getting into the mood is Rozelle restaurant ReccoLab Cucina Italiana with its recipe for a dark negroni.

Chef Matt McConnell has teamed up with Jo Gamvros to release the new cookbook, Eat At The Bar. Bursting with recipes inspired by their travels through Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece, it includes the dish Portuguese pork and octopus rice.

Award-winning chef and author, Christine Manfield has relased the second edition of her cookbook Tasting India, complete with new recipes and new chapters. And to celebrate, we are sharing her recipe for black pepper chicken fry.

Ginger beer maker, Buderim Ginger, is celebrating the change of seasons with a refreshing, spring cocktail - lychee ginger rose high ball.

Russell’s Reserve is farewelling winter and celebrating the warmer months with a special, spring version of the classic, boulevardier cocktail.

Served at both of Sydney restaurants, Efendy and Anason, owner and chef Somer Sivrioglu shares with foodservice his recipe for simit sesame rings.

Sticky date pudding is an ever-lasting winter favourite. Owner and chef of Sydney's nel. restaurant, Nelly Robinson, shares his version of the dessert, which was inspired by his grandmother's recipe and is currently available on his British and Sunday roast menus.