Category Archives: Things Stolen Off Actual Chefs

Spag. Bol.

You know what that is. I think it’s quintessentially Australian to call Spaghetti con ragu alla Bolognese by another name that makes it sound like you spat at someone, and somewhat explains what we have done to the original recipe … Continue reading

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Cookbook Challenge: Pad Thai

Blame this: As soon as I stopped laughing, I could almost taste the sourness of the tamarind and umami of the fish sauce (which, of course, he doesn’t use, but you get my drift). I have an addiction – not … Continue reading

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Jam Donuts

Or, as this should be titled, “FUCK YEAH JAM DONUTS”. This is not my recipe, I should point out, but Donna Hay’s. Well, one of her staff probably wrote it. I doubt she came up with it herself, but I’m … Continue reading

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Part review, part recipe: Saray Turkish Pizza and Open Beef Kofta at home

I have what I like to call ‘Cider Tuesday’. I have a regular appointment in Newtown that finishes at 6, so I walk straight up the street and into the Townie. They have cider on tap, happy hour from 6 … Continue reading

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Winter Greens Pie

This first post has been inspired by my dear friend Meegs, who is babysitting my child in return for hints on how to bastardise a fantastic recipe. By that, I mean I have taken Jared Ingersoll‘s recipe for Slow-cooked Broccoli … Continue reading

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