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Curious about Carbs: the Grill’d Low Carb SuperBun

  When I think of the word 'Diet,' I think of that Simpsons episode where Homer runs into a sign that says 'Die' and lets out a bloodcurdling scream. Then the wind blows the bushes...
Mug Cake, Cheesecake

Mug Cake Mondays: 3mins Cheese-Mug-Cake!

Ahh Monday…I must say I look forward to it ever so slightly for the Mug Cakes. They have now ubiquitously become one in my mental vocabulary. I can’t think of Monday without thinking Mug...
The Oxford tavern smoked meats plate

Smoked Meats + Black Betty BBQ, The Oxford Tavern (Petersham, Sydney)

Winter is coming. Okay, technically winter has officially arrived but I just needed to throw a Game of Thrones reference in here. I couldn't help myself. With Sydney’s weather the way it has been lately, there’s...

Lessons on Parmigiano Reggiano with Mark Best at Marque Restaurant

Parmesan cheese has long been one of the most popular cheeses to grace Australian households. Childhood memories of the (horrid) green cylindrical packet that we once doused our spaghetti in, has evolved as rapidly...

What’s a Curry?

The British while in India cultivated a taste for spices. Upon their return home they attempted to create those exotic flavours that they loved in India. The result was ‘curry powder’! The word ‘curry’ is...
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ICED TEA 101

If I were to think back to childhood movie sessions, I don't really think of popcorn and soft drink; for me, it was always the satisfying 'plok' of a straw piercing the plastic seal of...
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French Kiss Creperie, Parramatta

When we think of gathering family and friends over food, in Australia, we immediately think of holding a BBQ in the backyard. The significance of BBQs to Australians is the same as what making...
Mug Cake, Cake, Lamington

Mug Cake Mondays: 3mins Lamington Mug Cake!

It’s Monday, your brain is gently resting as you cradle your grumbling stomach in angst from the limitless foodporn you’re flicking through. You’re tired from a busy day and all you want is some...
New Year hangover cures

Curing the inevitable New Year’s hangover!

The light starts to stream through the window and your eyes flutter open, you take a minute to understand what is happening. Why do I feel like someone just hit me over the head?...
Oxtail, stewed with vegetables, served with dumplings.

Nelson Mandela’s Favourite Oxtail Stew and Dumplings

Nobel Peace Prize Winner. Human Rights Warrior. Peace Icon. Nelson Mandela was born Rolihlahla Mandela on this day in 1918. He was given the Christian name Nelson on his first day at school - a...

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