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Kem-Chuoi-(Vietnamese-banana-ice-cream)

Kem Chuoi (Vietnamese banana ice-cream)

I had the most unusual craving the other night for my mother's homemade banana ice-cream. Reminiscing about my childhood, my mouth started salivating when I came across a particular flashback. It must've been at least...

Pipis and Vermicelli with Homemade XO Sauce

Back in the day, before the recreational pipi harvesting ban across NSW was implemented, I recall the excitement of our annual roadtrip down the coast to Seven Mile Beach to gather pipis. With a...

Cured Salmon Gravlax

There's something really grown up about owning your first set of proper chef knives. With a sudden boost of confidence thanks to renowned German knife brand F Dick who gifted me a very sleek...
Autumn-salad-of-pomegranate,-duck-and-beetroot

Autumn salad of pomegranate, duck and beetroot

Just because it's getting cold, it doesn't mean you need to stop eating salads. Yes, soups warm you up instantly and are nice with a crusty piece of bread but salads are lively, crunchy...
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...
Clifford's Honey Farm

Q&A with Clifford’s Honey Farm, Kangaroo Island

With Kangaroo Island’s identity as a producer of speciality foods, my first visit to the island last month was highly anticipated. I couldn't wait to bring back a suitcase full of edible souvenirs, direct...
Homemade-Pizza-Pockets-(and-other-delicious-comebacks)

Homemade Pizza Pockets (and other delicious comebacks)

Once a month, when possible, some of my friends and I get together to expand our culinary skills. During these cooking challenges, we'd pick a theme and everybody would be required to cook up...
Introducing-Jason-Roberts

Introducing Jason Roberts as IGA Food 4 Life brand ambassador

Last week, I had the pleasure of not only meeting Jason Roberts, but also cooking with him, thanks to IGA, Stellar* Concepts and City Public Relations. Many of you will remember Jason from his time...

James Squire Edible Biography

Have you ever wondered what the history of beer is in Australia? How did we get to where we are today with such a rich culture of beer drinking? As a beer lover, I sure have...
Mussel-and-Clam-Gratin

Mussel and Clam Gratin

I thought I would interrupt my series of Japanese blog posts with a short and sweet recipe which I've just cooked and adored. I know that all lovers of shellfish will be delighted with...

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