“Balmy” is the word that springs to mind when describing winter in Sydney so far this year, with mid-August temperatures peaking as high as 27° Celsius during the day. While this madness great for camping, it’s not so great for cracking out the serious winter […]
Mid-summer in Australia is traditionally a time for tasty salads and barbecued meat, usually accompanied by lots of cold wine and sides that don’t require an oven or any sort of slaying over a hot stove. But as January got off to an unseasonably cold […]
I recently stumbled across a photo of a lovely-looking Chicken Tortilla soup during some idle net-browsing (ie. I was stalking Zoë Foster-Blake on Instagram), and since then have been perfecting my own version at home. It’s light and fresh with a chilli and lime juice […]
I did a fantastic cheese-making class at Cornersmith in Marrickville last year under the guidance of cheese maestro Kristen Allen. Apart from making some terrific whey-related puns, Kristen also shared several clever uses for the inevitably large quantities of whey leftover from cheese making.
Sydney has put on a show of the wet, cold, and miserable variety this week, which can only mean one thing: it’s officially soup season. As someone who falls staunchly into the ‘winter person’ camp and prefers the cooler months over their hot and uncomfortable […]