Roasted oysters

July 21, 2014

I’m somewhat of a purist when it comes to seafood. For the most part, a good rule tends to be that if the seafood is excellent, one should do as little as possible to it […]

Ajitsuke tamago

June 23, 2014

Ramen is one of those ultimately satisfying meals, no matter whether your background hails from the Land of the Rising Sun or not. Like any good outfit, it’s all about the accessories, and ramen is […]

Breakfast dhal

June 10, 2014

After all of my feasting while travelling through the USA, it became abundantly clear that my body needed a break when I simply couldn’t look at another piece of Canadian bacon or plate of creamy […]

Southern Fried Chicken

May 26, 2014

I’m currently on a bit of a culinary exploration of the United States and, as such, am inspired to talk about one of the most important things in life. That’s right, fried chicken. In the […]

Chai spiced carrot cake

April 28, 2014

Not everyone is a chocolate fiend. For those who prefer a little spice in their day, this super simple carrot cake channels the flavours of Indian chai and makes a fantastic afternoon tea addition. Ingredients: […]

Sticky glazed Chinese five spice lamb ribs

March 30, 2014

If ever there was a cut of animal engineered to be best mates with beer, lamb ribs would most certainly have to be it. Sticky, meaty, juicy, they’re finger lickin’ good and super easy to […]

Ban Xeo (Vietnamese savoury pancake)

December 2, 2013

One of the Inner West’s biggest drawing cards is its Vietnamese culture. From verdant green grocers, to epic queues around the block for ‘the good’ Banh Mi, Vietnamese culture has pervaded our corner of the […]

Vegetarian dumplings with soba noodles

November 18, 2013

Wonton wrappers are a wonder fridge inclusion – they’re great for everything from deep frying to using as vehicles for dip, filling with bananas and chocolate for a super quick dessert…or for these quick vegetarian […]

Tom Yum Soup

November 4, 2013

There are staple pantry and refrigerator items that you should always have on hand in case the urge strikes to cook something nourishing and tasty, but you don’t have the time to put in the […]

Beyond the kebab

October 21, 2013

It’s been a while since my last book review, but this one is well worth checking out. Chef Sharon Salloum, of Darlinghurst’s Almond Bar takes her first foray into food writing with her first book, […]

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