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Pieno, Surry Hills

All day breakfast - coffee and fresh juice What I've been doing a lot of lately, is surrounding myself with other motivated and passionate individuals who have left their secure full-time jobs and are doing...
xmas2006`

Merry Christmas! Last night, I was put in charge of our family's Christmas dinner. So instead of last year's roast, fresh prawns and lobster mornay, I decided to stock up on some oysters, scallops and green king prawns. I also did the gingerbread baking a day in advance!

Lower Town Hall was the home to this year's Sydney Italian Food and Wine Festival and the result was a culinary experience in good cheese, great pasta and amazing wines. Thanks to Plumm Glassware...
Squid Ink Pasta, Venice, Italy

Many foods are believed to prevent cancer, of these, the emerging newbie is black food. Mother Earth’s found a fun way to tell us the different nutrients in our food – they’re colour co-ordinated!...
brunch-at-Bello’s, Burwood

On this extremely late Sunday afternoon, we decided to brunch at Bello. I've been here a couple of times before and have loved their generous servings and location. It's a fabulous excuse to impulse shop, although you might not be in the mood after paying almost $10 for a bowl of wedges with sweet chilli sauce and sour cream.
Kazbah-and-Pizza-e-Birra, Balmain

Options are aplenty when it comes to breakfast in Balmain, and two spots I really really like are Kazbah and Pizza e Birra. Over the last few years, Kazbah has become rather renowned for its...
Raspberries and Cream dessert from Bombini

It was just after midday on a Saturday afternoon when I arrived at Bombini at Avoca Beach. Despite it being well into winter, the sun was out and the weather was warm enough to...
Deconstructed Sicilian Cassata

Often, the 'fancier' the restaurant, the more it gets associated with a bulky corporation, unfeeling and impersonal. Well, I'm happy to say that Candelori's - a fixture of the Sydney's Western Suburbs fine dining...
La Disfida and Pizza Festival Sydney

Pizza speaks to everyone. Pizza in my younger years involved takeaway from the likes of Pizza Hut (hello puff crust!) and Domino's. As I matured, my tastebuds did too, and I switched the greasy...
RivaReno, Gelato

It’s no secret that Sydney-siders love gelato, and we have a flurry of crazy delicious storefronts to choose from – Messina, N2 Extreme anyone? On the other side of the spectrum is RivaReno, who...