Cooking

vietnamese bun cha recipe

RECIPES | This Vietnamese Bún chả recipe is based on a dish we tried while travelling a few years ago. It has a beautiful balance of fresh herbs, lots of noodles and smoky pork. Traditionally this is served without the lettuce however I like the extra freshness and crunch it

not so tonkotsu ramen recipe

RECIPES | This not so Tonkotsu ramen is a twist on a classic Tonkotsu ramen . It is by no means a traditional broth as I struggled to find pigs trotters which are characteristically the base of this style of ramen. Nonetheless the combination of pork ribs, soup bones and

octopus chimichurri recipe

This Octopus with Chimichurri recipe makes cooking octopus at home easy and quite approachable. Often people ignore this beautiful piece of seafood as they are not sure how to deal with it. However I can guarantee it is much easier than you thought. This recipe creates a delicious dish perfect for

vietnamese rice paper rolls recipe

RECIPES | These Easy Vietnamese Rice Paper rolls are by no means traditional, they are simply my way of creating a quick and easy meal with leftover ingredients. They’re light, healthy and great for the warmer weather. Preparation Time: 15 minutes  / Serves 2-4 Ingredients 1 packet of rice paper

preserved lemon octopus salad recipe

This preserved lemon & octopus salad recipe makes cooking octopus at home easy and quite approachable. Often people ignore this beautiful piece of seafood as they are not sure how to deal with it. However, I can guarantee it is much easier than you think. This recipe creates a delicious dish

kale edamame salad recipe

This Kale and Edamame salad recipe is a delicious and healthy dish for the warmer months. It uses robust Japanese inspired flavours to balance out the strong taste of the kale. It also highlights the versatility of Kale as a vegetable. Preparation Time: 10 minutes / Cooking Time: 30 minutes

smoked cauliflower tzatziki red rurrants recipe

This smoked cauliflower with tzatzki and red currants recipe is a beautiful addition to Christmas lunch. It is light, flavoursome and a beautiful dish to compliment a Christmas ham or turkey. Preparation Time: 30 minutes / Cooking Time: 15 minutes / Serves 4-6 Ingredients 10-20g honey 150g natural yogurt 1 lebanese

son in law eggs recipe

One of favourite spots for Thai food in Melbourne is Son In Law, and one of the things that we always order when there are the Son In Law Eggs. Owner and head chef Tony Rungpradit was kind enough to oblige when we asked if he’d be willing to share

zucchini ricotta tart recipe

MELBOURNE | You know the way it goes. You look at websites like The City Lane to, amongst other things, get tips on where you should be eating when out and about in Melbourne and have a great time at this city’s many fantastic restaurants. But no matter how good

creamy marsala spaghetti recipe

We used to make this creamy marsala spaghetti recipe all of the time but in recent months it’s fallen off our list of things that we cook. Our fridge was looking quite barren one day when we were trying to decide what to cook for dinner as we hadn’t done