Archive for May, 2014
 
 
 
Best views
 

Berowra Waters Inn

There aren’t many restaurants that can boast having an entrance like that of Berowra Waters Inn. Accessible only via Seaplane, private boat or by the restaurant’s private ferry, diners have no choice but to be whisk...
 
Appliances
 

Product Review: SodaStream Source + Three Homemade Cordial Recipes

Sparkling water used to be a luxury reserved for dining out, but in the past few years, a noticeable portion of my grocery budget seemed to consist of cases of imported sparkling water. At home, we eliminated store-bought bottl...

 
Events & Festivals
 
Vivid Festival, Fort Denison Restaurant, Eye
Vivid Festival, Fort Denison Restaurant, Eye
Vivid Festival, Fort Denison Restaurant, Eye

Vivid Sydney Festival dining guide

LIGHTS. CAMERA. FOOD! Vivid Light Festival has launched again and will be running until the 9th of June – think skyscrapers draped in vibrant lights and live music. But what’s a night out without good food? Incomplete, that’s w...
 
Food insights
 
Eating with your hands by Rakehee Chandra-Smyth
Eating with your hands by Rakehee Chandra-Smyth
Eating with your hands by Rakehee Chandra-Smyth

Mind Your Manners: Eating With Your Hands

Eat with Your Hands was the title of a book by a New York chef and the subject of an article in January 2012 in the New York Times. It got me thinking. In many parts of the world eating with the hands is common (Asia,  Afr...
 
Big groups
 

BahBQ, Brazilian Grill, Crows Nest

WARNING WARNING WARNING – Vegetarians, avert your eyes. OK, now that we carnivores are alone, let me take you with us on a journey to meat nirvana; BahBQ Crows Nest. Crows Nest was a little further afield than some of our...

 
Bakery
 

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies in Sydney

The budget cuts announced last week took a lot away from us as citizens. They took away our free healthcare, our equal education opportunities, our pension before we’re 70, and much much more, but what they can never take away ...
 
 
Events & Festivals
 

Markets In May

Wouldn’t you rather stroll amidst outdoor stalls of fresh produce on a sunny day than roll your cart around a grocery store with artificial lights and bad music?  The hustle and bustle of the people, the colourful st...

 
Cheap and cheerful
 

Pie Tin – Newtown

Today I thought I’d share with you one of my favourite places to eat in Newtown. I’ve eaten from here countless times, so I’m going to give you a cumulative rather than a one off review. Pie Tin Newtown is basically a small sli...
 
Date night
 
At Your Table, Personal Chef
At Your Table, Personal Chef
At Your Table, Personal Chef

Personal Chef At Your Table

Sometimes you want to have a special night, but you just don’t know where to go and what to eat. How about all the luxurious flavours from fine dining in the comfort of your own home? I joined power couple Ellie and Oli Mistry ...
 
Food insights
 
Mug Cake, Cake, Chocolate, Fudge, Smores
Mug Cake, Cake, Chocolate, Fudge, Smores
Mug Cake, Cake, Chocolate, Fudge, Smores

Mug Cake Mondays: 5mins Chocolate Fudge S’mores Cake!

Monday AGAIN. That grey day that comes and hits you in the head to tell you that your weekend is over. But you know what isn’t over? Mug Cake Mondays! So without further ado… America: S’Mores Let’s take ourselves to a crackling...