Strawberry Balsamic Granita

September 30, 2016

September means spring, and spring means strawberries. Now is the time to take advantage of the current glut of this glorious fruit. A simple granita is a lovely way to make the pink, floral joy […]

Eggplant Fritters

September 2, 2016

When I asked some fellow Dulwich Hillians to share with me their favourite local foods, I was overwhelmed with the variety of responses. With heroes ranging from Oricco’s chicken burger to Minh’s Vietnamese bo la […]

The Daddy of all Hot Sauces

August 19, 2016

This traditional hot sauce is prepared through lactic acid fermentation, resulting in a depth and complexity of flavour that far outshines the vinegary sauces you can purchase commercially. Teeming with beneficial bacteria, enzymes and vitamins, […]

Kangaroo & Kimchi Ssam

August 4, 2016

Kangaroo is one of the most healthy and sustainable meats we can choose to eat living in Australia. Don’t be scared of cooking or eating kangaroo; if you can cook a steak, you can cook […]

Italian Panforte

July 22, 2016

Panforte (‘strong bread’ in Italian) is a rich, dense fruitcake made with honey, nuts and spices. Traditionally served at Christmas, it is eaten after dinner with coffee or vin santo. I figure it’s basically muesli […]

Rice, feta and zucchini pie

July 7, 2016

I often make this pie (or a version of it) to turn leftover rice into a delicious and thrifty meal. It’s perfect for using up the dregs from a dinner party too: lovely additions include […]

Orange, Date and Cinnamon Slice

June 27, 2016

Quite often I go searching for a recipe for something a little sweet, but not too unhealthy. Most recipes seem to fall into one of two camps: those which consist of butter, white flour and […]

Urbánh Mi

June 9, 2016

Marrickville is a paradise for foodies, especially those like me whose tastes have a distinctly Oriental tendency. Street windows tell tantalising tales of crisp roast ducks and sticky, glossy char sui pork, and reveal diners […]

Cherry Bombs

May 26, 2016

The Internet is choc-a-block full of recipes for ‘balls’. Bliss balls, energy balls, protein balls – whatever you call them, they are undeniably fashionable right now. Many of the recipes I’ve tried are a tad […]

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