A story about the destination that is Cognac, France, featuring Cognaçais, Bastien Gardrat. Discover life in Cognac through the eyes of a local.
Bienvenue to Pontaillac Beach
Do you have a destination where you just feel like you’re at home? Welcome to Ponta Beach. A piece of paradise by the Atlantic sea.
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.
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.
Gazpacho Soup – Summer in a cup
Gazpacho Soup Recipe – The perfect summer soup that’s delicious and easy to prepare.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Guillaume is one of the most inspiring chefs in the world, not only for his cooking, but also for his leadership and integrity.
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.
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…
A Home in France
Inspired Living in France, and then some. Five years ago, my partner Andrew discovered a farmhouse deep in the South of France. He fell in love with it and snapped it up immediately. Having only visited France briefly many years before, I had never ventured past the bustling streets of Paris. I’ve always loved Paris, for me it’s…