HESTON FOR COLES ~ A BRITISH THEMED DINNER PARTY FOR FRIENDS

In the past 4 or 5 years I’ve been involved in food and recipe development, one of my biggest influences and inspirations has been British chef; Heston Blumenthal. I was lucky enough this time last year to eat at Dinner by Heston in London’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Next on my long-standing wish list, is The [...]

Happy Father’s day to all Aussie, Kiwi, Papua New Guinea and Fijian Dads!

and to all in the US ~ seemingly it’s: Happy Bacon Day! (?!) I am currently up to my tonsils in writing the first batch of 40 recipes which are to go out to my external recipe tester for WKA Book 2 tomorrow morning, but wanted to upload a quick post with 2 recipes from [...]

Australia Day 2013 Inspired Recipe Ideas…

Macadamia, Apricot, Apple and Sage Sausage Rolls ~ Recipe here. (Note, these are SO good!!! I couldn’t stop gobbling them all weekend!). Slow Roasted Lamb and Rosemary Aussie Pies ~ Recipe here. BBQ Prawns with Mango, Lime, Soy and Mint Dressing ~ Recipe here. Breakfast Eggs with Flaked Ocean Trout, Crispy Potatoes and White Cabbage [...]

Spaghetti with Pesto, Cashew Nuts & Parmesan

Image © Katie Quinn Davies

The Standard Hotel, Fitzroy

One of my favourite areas of Melbourne has always been Brunswick Street in Fitzroy. Like so many others I adore the chilled out, bohemian and creative vibe which surrounds the area. It tends at times to remind me of parts of New York, another place in which I would happily spend a great deal of [...]