White Wine Braised Local Rabbit with Binnorie Goats Cheese Cream, Garden Herbs and Flowers

This time last week I was in the Hunter Valley for the Hunter Valley Wine Show, and dropped by at the Hungerford Hill for a cellar door wine tasting...

Oven-roasted crab recipe : Cat Cora Iron Chef

Cat Cora. World wide people know her name as THE hot celebrity Iron Chef. Cat Cora has generously provided this seafood recipe after my visit to...

Lolla restaurant Singapore

There can be pros and cons to an open kitchen. Lolla in Singapore though is one of the best places to sit and watch the chefs at work. It is a happy...

15 top ways to eat Singapore

Get Lost! No, I’m not being rude. Wink. And I’m not even han.gry! (The sign outside Café Symmetry Singapore.) I’m talking about...

Peter Gilmore’s roasted spring lamb rump with artichoke cream, crisp artichokes and pea blossoms

Cooking a new season menu with Peter Gilmore at the Electrolux showrooms was about more than the stunning spring vegetables. We also cooked lamb....

Peter Gilmore’s steamed spring vegetable salad with fresh goat’s curd, lemon jam and fennel pollen dressing

Probably one of the highlights of my year thus far (though I don’t imagine it can get much better), was cooking (yes actually cooking) with the...

Soba noodle making in Japan

While I can share the ingredients for soba noodle making, and the photos demonstrate technique, it takes the daily practice of ten years to achieve...

Travel: JAPAN Gokanosho mountains

Travelling through the winding roads of Kumamoto prefecture Japan to the mountain area of Gokanosho, I couldn’t help thinking how privileged I...

Chef Mark Hix : Lamb Cutlets Reform

One of the highlights, in Adelaide this year from Tasting Australia, was the black tie Best of British dinner at the Hotel InterContinental. Either...

Pizza alla Norma by Francesco Spataro

Although the city of Napoli claims the paternity of modern pizza, the pizza was around long before. It is not an easy task to either track down its...

Rusty Mutt Catnip Viognier 2014

Rusty Mutt Catnip Viogner 2014 Region: McLaren Vale, SA. Grape Variety: Viogner Screw top Price: $22 (members cheaper) Tast...

Unlocked: Australia's First Families of Wine

‘We’ve been hanging around for a long time, and these buggers are still making me laugh. They’re like the Rolling Stone...

McLaren Vale Wine Show what's new?

When I have a glass of wine it is usually not an orphan. Enjoying the juice of the grape is most usually as an accompaniment to (h...

Dulcey caramel panna cotta recipe

Dessert, and does anything sound more tempting right now than this recipe? It's a recipe from two brothers, Angelo and Joseph R...

Travel: what to eat on QANTAS first class

Have you ever flown first class? Or wondered what all the fuss is about? For a long time, I've been a huge supporter of spendi...

Nepenthe Good Doctor Pinot Noir 2012

Nepenthe Good Doctor Pinot Noir 2012 Region: Adelaide Hills Grape Variety: Pinot Noir Screw top Price: $30-40 Tasted: Augu...

The Prince, St Kilda

This place has panache. Beside the water, it’s only a short walk to some of St Kilda’s best dessert shops and bars. The Princ...

Vin de Champagne Award 2014 finalists Australia

The Vin de Champagne Award has announced the finalists for 2014. Professional (for people who gain an income from the food...

Dilmah Pop Up: Barrel and Beast

While I've always held the conviction good food should be paired with good wine, there are some nights where one has to abstain fr...