Dave Warner’s new thriller: Over My Dead Body

      Award-winning crime writer Dave Warner, aka “The Suburban Boy”  tells The Starfish about his…

Recipe: Julia’s Pear and Date Cake with Maple Buttercream

      Julia Busuttil Nishimura has gained a strong and loyal following for her generous,…

Perth Culinary Queen Shares her Favourite Dishes

      Perth food writer and culinary whiz Jane Cornes McLean is well known in…

Recipe: Jane’s Prune, Rosewater and Pistachio Ice Cream

        I came up with this recipe for a magazine feature on making…

Summer Book Gift Ideas

        Still looking for Christmas gift ideas? If it’s a book you’re after,…

Books: Death Leaves the Station

      Fremantle writer Alexander Thorpe is celebrating the release of his debut novel, crime thriller…

Bill Granger’s Pavlova with Mango, Passionfruit & Yoghurt Cream

      What’s an Australian summer festive season without a pav? No one does this…

What Your Pet Needs: Starfish Giveaway

        Do you worry you’re not giving Fido or Felix the most nutritious…

Ottolenghi Recipe: Berry Platter with Sheep’s Labneh and Orange Oil

      Here’s a fabulous summer fruits recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi’s new cookbook, Ottolenghi Flavour (Penguin Random…

Plantopedia: The Joy of Houseplants

    In this new covid world, it’s important to ensure our home environment is a…