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classic garlic bread recipe

Let’s be honest, everyone loves a good garlic bread recipe. It’s a simple, guilty pleasure that many of us like to indulge. The simple combination of butter, crushed garlic, parsley and salt, generously lathered atop a good quality slice of crusty bread is unbeatable. We’ve experimented with a few combinations

beetroot deviled eggs recipe

We love devilled eggs and have tried a few versions recently. The most popular of these has been this beetroot deviled eggs recipe, which adds sharp tang and subtle sweetness to the egg whites. The vibrant purple colour makes for an eye catching twist too. Preparation Time: 20 minutes, plus

creamy preserved lemon pasta recipe

This creamy preserved lemon pasta recipe was something that I created on a Sunday night after neglecting the usual weekly grocery shop. I needed to come up with something quick and easy using only the basic ingredients that I keep in the pantry and fridge. After running through a few

Bao Bun Burger recipe

The City Lane recently spoke to brothers Mike and Josh Greenfield about their new show Brother’s Green EATS!, which premieres worldwide on MTV this week. You can read the interview here and, if you’re feeling adventurous, you can try making this crazy New York City Chinatown inspired Bao Bun Burger that

mexican corn fritters recipe

It’s been a big few weeks at The City Lane with Melbourne’s Good Food & Wine month creating no shortage of opportunities to eat out. While the food and events have been amazing, we’ve tried to eat lighter options when at home to balance out all of the indulgence. Lauren

Basquaise squid recipe

This dish is a twist on the classic Basquaise squid stew recipe. It is not a stew however it holds true to the Basque style which is based on using a tomato and red pepper/capsicum sauce. This flavoursome dish will warm the soul and is perfect for those cool autumn

Hummus is such a simple thing to make that it seems crazy to call this basic hummus recipe a recipe. It might be simple, but there’s a lot of ideas around what should and shouldn’t form part of a basic hummus. Some think that olive oil shouldn’t form part of the

crispy brussels sprouts recipe

The City Lane was invited to The Noble Experiment a little while ago (you can read our thoughts here) and one of the stand out dishes that we sampled were head chef Cameron Bell’s Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Coconut, Lime and Caramel. We loved the way that Bell turned one

how to dye red easter eggs

Learning how to dye red Easter eggs, the kind that can be found at any Macedonian or Greek Orthodox Easter celebration is simple. The red dye represents the blood of Christ, shed on the cross at crucifixion, the hard shells represent Christ’s tomb and the cracking of the shells symbolises

calamari & spiced beetroot salad

The City Lane was invited to an event organised by the Maribrynong City Council and Haystac last week. The event was Footscray Fresh Food Markets presents Adam D’Sylva (Coda, Tonka) & Frank Camorra (Movida). You can read all about the event here and here. Both chefs prepared some amazing dishes