SOI 25 is next level dining – the service, attention to detail and creative cuisine deserves celebrating. If you love Thai food, you must visit SOI 25
Still Not Silly
I love the Silly Tart Kitchen, so much so this is the second article I have written about the little oasis that transports you to a very good place. Nina and Josh continue to put authenticity into the heart of everything they do
Mastering the Art of Pizza Making in Surry Hills
Who knew making dough could be so much fun. Pizza Autentico in Surry Hills takes pizza making to a whole new level.
Authentically French in Sydney
Take a trip to France without the cost of an airfare. LoLuk Bistro is your one-stop-shop for dining authentically and quintessentially french in Sydney
Mad About Meatballs
Meatballs are versatile, delicious and they don’t have to be served with pasta. Enjoy meatballs like the Italians, and most importantly, enjoy the process of making them.
Chicken Coconut Canapés
I love the versatility of canapés and how they can be a meal within themselves. I have often served canapés for an entire sit down menu, they don’t necessarily need to be only for for a cocktail party. Food is meant to be fun, experiment, keep it simple and fresh.
Honkas Potts Point takes you and your taste buds on a journey. Its authentic and genuine service coupled with food influences from 4 countries is a refreshing addition to the Sydney food scene.
Slow Cooked Beef Casserole
Winter doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom, but personally I’d prefer summer any day. Until then, this recipe should keep you warm.
Not So Silly
There is nothing silly about this dining destination in Potts Point. The Silly Tart Kitchen lives and breathes the garden to plate philosophy with food made from the heart.
Potts Point’s New Butcher
Marcus Papadopoulo is a culinary educator who specialises in the tradition of Artisan Butchery – a very welcomed addition to the Potts Point food scene
Mike’s Monday Meatloaf
It’s time to bring the humble Meatloaf back, but did it really go anywhere? This Meatloaf recipe is easy to make and absolutely delicious.
Mushrooms stuffed with Chicken
A healthy eating plan doesn’t need to be restricted to boring salads and uninteresting flavours. Spice it up with my Mushrooms stuffed with Chicken recipe.
Luxe Sausage Rolls
Sausage rolls are versatile and easy to make. In this recipe, I put a little luxury back into the humble sausage roll.
Gazpacho Soup – Summer in a cup
Gazpacho Soup Recipe – The perfect summer soup that’s delicious and easy to prepare.
New beachside dining at Bondi Beach.
The Bondi Beach dining scene just went up a few decibels. Bloody Mary’s Sydney arrives just in time for summer and we are very happy they did.
Sticky Fingers Kitchen and Bar Surry Hills
Sticky Fingers Kitchen and Bar is a breath of fresh air in the Sydney dining scene, innovative and fabulous food, atmosphere and great local service
Welcome to Jeremy & Sons
Jeremy & Sons has successfully reinvented the humble sandwich by focusing on quality ingredients that are made for one another.
Destination Upper Hunter Valley
You haven’t truly visited the Hunter Valley until you’ve discovered the Upper Hunter region. Discover more about the region I used to call home.
Restaurants in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs
Looking for the perfect place to eat in Sydney’s eastern suburbs? You’ve come to the right place.
Baked Cauliflower with Australian Macadamia Nut Dukkah
If you love cauliflower try this very easy and delicious recipe that is perfect to accompany any meal. It is also perfect for a tapas selection or as a side when you have friends around for a BBQ.
Winter Classic Pumpkin Soup Recipe
Pumpkin Soup Recipe – Dear Pumpkin Soup, I’ve been making you for over 20 years and I’ve always had compliments on how great you taste. After many recipe requests I finally got out my scales and weighed you in. You’re more to me than just halloween, you’re a golden velvety creation that winter simply can’t…
Tomato Brushetta Recipe
Pronounced “brusketta”, this tasty Italian snack is like ‘summer on toast’ for me. I love finding beautiful ripe tomatoes or raiding my mum and dads tomato vines to get that extra earthy taste you often don’t find on the supermarket shelves. Alternatively visit your local organic markets and if in season you’ll smell the delicious and…
Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe (Beef Bourguignon)
If you asked me to describe Boeuf Bourguignon, I would say it is a luxurious dish. You can subtlety taste every single ingredient whist the smooth velvety sauce coats your mouth beautifully leaving you wanting more.
Curried Sausages Recipe
It is Autumn in Australia and finally in Sydney it is starting to cool down a little after a longer than expected summer. Not that I’m complaining, Summer is my absolute favourite time of the year but with the cooler months come the opportunity to create classic comfort foods just like mum used to cook. I…
Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe
Looking for a low carb option to help with weight loss? Try my cauliflower fried rice recipe
New French Restaurant for Potts Point
High quality French bistro food coupled with a wine list to die for. Welcome to Potts Point Bistro Rex.
Welome to the Club.
The Darlo Country Club is a shining jewel in Sydney’s creative dining scene. I for one can’t wait to return
Chicken Skewers with lemon, garlic, ginger and rosemary.
Try my recipe for BBQ chicken skewers with lemon, garlic, ginger and rosemary.
Things to do in Paris
If you only have a weekend to get to know Paris, here are my top ten tips on what to do in Paris, the city of love.
Little Italy in Sydney
Sydney Italian cooking school. Authenticity is the only way to define Italian Cooking. Book a class with Luciana and discover it for yourself.
Guillaume is one of the most inspiring chefs in the world, not only for his cooking, but also for his leadership and integrity.
Halloween at the New Hampton Potts Point
You try to scream, but terror takes the sound before you make it, must be Halloween 2016… How did you celebrate?
Re-defining the art of bread making
I came to the realisation on Sunday that I’ve perhaps been worried unnecessarily about eating too much bread. I have always loved bread, but after Sunday I have a new found appreciation thanks to 3 generations of knowledge from a hard working Italian family.
Canapés that look great and taste even better
Simple ideas for tasty canapés
A Culinary Passage in Paris
There are twenty arrondissements in Paris which are arranged in the form of a clockwise spiral, funnily enough it is likened to a snail shell, escargot anyone?
A Magnificent French Restaurant in Bellac, France.
Yesterday we discovered a very special restaurant in beautiful Bellac. A family affair with food cooked from the heart.
Sydney pasta making class with chef Flavio of Friggitoria Potts Point
I learned how to make pasta today from an Italian chef! I am pretty pleased with myself.
I need your help! Have you overcome a weight loss challenge?
Pickles made from the heart.
Cooking was a natural talent of my Nana’s, she could whip up a batch of scones or piklets in minutes without leaving a trace of mess behind. She also made beautiful cakes, biscuits, slices, puddings and pickles. We grew choko’s at home and when the vine was bare we’d source them elsewhere. Choko’s have that prickly feeling…
Perfect scrambled eggs. I have used this recipe for over 20 years. It has never failed me. Ingredients 3 eggs Salt Half a cup of fresh cream Butter Olive oil or truffle oil How to: Break 3 eggs into a bowl and add the cream and salt (I like to use truffle salt) Whisk the mixture…
Corned Beef. Cooked to perfection.
Reinventing the classics – Corned Beef. How can you not love corned beef? To be honest as a kid I didn’t like it at all, it’s only been the last 15 years or so I have become to appreciate this classic dish. I was dining in chef Jeremy Strode’s Surry Hills eatery Bistrode many years…