About Bill Granger

Bill Granger

Bill Granger is a self-taught chef who inherited his calling from his family of butchers and bakers. He was born in Melbourne, Australia, and moved to Sydney for art school, though he soon shifted his focus from the easel to the kitchen. He opened his first restaurant, bills, at age 22 to celebrate the uncomplicated, laid-back cooking style he grew up with. He's now the host of the Cooking Channel's Bill's Food and Bill's Holiday as well as the author of more than a dozen cookbooks, including Simple Honest Food.

Banger and Mash

Bangers and Mash

You could call this sausages with mashed potatoes. But we sorta feel obliged to say bangers and mash. Faux British accent optional.

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Poached Pears with Warm Coffee Sauce

Poached Pears with Warm Coffee Sauce

Simply stunning. Stunningly simple. Either way you look at it, these fancy pants pears are pretty much perfect after being poached in a cinnamon-infused syrup and napped with a coffee-infused caramel sauce.

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Blueberry Tea Cake

Blueberry Tea Cake

An irresistible tea cake that’s essentially dessert masquerading as breakfast, lunch, or pretty much any nosh time when you crave something sweet.

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Pear and Vanilla Cake with Custard Recipe

Pear and Vanilla Cake with Custard

This vanilla cake is brightened with lemon zest and topped with a fine wreath of caramelized pears. Warm vanilla custard is poured over each wedge.

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Briget's Onion and Feta Cheese Tart Recipe

Briget’s Onion and Feta Cheese Tart

Sweet caramelized onions and Greek feta cheese make this tart an ideal companion with a salad. It’s especially easy with store-bought puff pastry.

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Citrus Risotto with Garlic-Chile Prawns Recipe

Citrus Risotto with Garlic-Chile Prawns

Creamy risotto flavored with lemon zest and is studded with shrimp that’s sauteed in a garlic-chile pepper mix. Tangy, hot, sweet, silky.

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  • 50 M
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  • 3
Rustic Cherry Tart Recipe

Rustic Cherry Tart

Almonds and cherries, a welcome match, come together in a rich, fragrant almond cream checkered with row upon row of wine-purple fruit atop crisp puff pastry.

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  • 4
Coconut and Lime Macadamia Cake Recipe

Coconut and Lime Macadamia Cake

A simple yet elegant cake that is packed with lime and coconut, studded with macadamia nuts, and drizzled with a lime icing.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 4
Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding

Hot Chocolate Puddings

These just-the-right-size cakes have a crisp, brownie-like surface, a moist, pudding-like center, and, lurking beneath, a blissful pool of dark fudge sauce.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 16
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