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About Lara Dunston

A travel and food writer who has experienced over 70 countries and written for The Guardian, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Feast, Delicious, National Geographic Traveller, Conde Nast Traveller, Travel+Leisure Southeast Asia, DestinAsian, TIME, CNN, The Independent, The Telegraph, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, AFAR, Wanderlust, International Traveller, Get Lost, Four Seasons Magazine, Fah Thai, Sawasdee, and more, as well as authored more than 40 guidebooks for Lonely Planet, DK, Footprint, Rough Guides, Fodors, Thomas Cook, and AA Guides.

Best Cookbooks by Australian Women Chefs, Cooks, Bakers and Writers for 2020

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The best cookbooks by Australian women chefs, cooks, bakers, and writers for 2020 include Parwana: Recipes and Stories from an Afghan Kitchen by mother-daughter Farida Ayubi and Durkhanai Ayubi, Use It All by Alex Elliot-Howery and Jaimee Edwards of Sydney café Cornersmith, and Beatrix Bakes by Natalie Paull, the owner-baker of Melbourne bakery Beatrix. If you’re ...

Best Roast Chicken Recipe with Aromatic Cambodian Herb Butter and Stuffing

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Our best roast chicken recipe makes a fragrant, flavoursome and moist roast chicken thanks to my Cambodian inspired herb butter and a stuffing made with yellow kroeung, an aromatic Khmer herb and spice paste pounded from fresh lemongrass, kaffir lime zest, galangal, turmeric, garlic, and shallots. Baby carrots, corn, potatoes, and shallots are cooked with ...