cooking melbourne

Discovering Melbourne's Artisan Foods and Produce

image_pdfimage_print
Duck oie after Pieter Claesz

Creative Zoom Dinners

While some work-from-home people that spend all day in meetings would recoil at the idea of dinner zooms, for others it can be a creative way of maintaining social connection. The mental focus of zooms do make them exhausting but if you can create a sense of excitement that comes from the planning as well…

Continue Reading

Share
Peperonata pizza

Pizza – You Never Stop Learning

 They say you never stop learning in life and with pizza there is a lot to learn about this simple combination of flour, water and yeast. I’ve been making pizza at home for years and while I have been largely happy with the outcomes I’m always happy to improve my technique. My earliest efforts were…

Continue Reading

Share
pigeon pie

Small Birds For Dinner

It’s a truism that all the tastiest things are often small and, if referring to meat, tastier still if near the bone. With small chickens (size 10 or 11) or poussin (baby chicken) one can get a nice compromise of flavour, more succulent eating and the ability to partake of several cuts or every cut,…

Continue Reading

Share
sweet cinnamon scroll

Sweet Was The Walk

along the narrow lane……. Since the start of Melbourne’s lock downs our household has been shopping at various neighborhood bakeries, incorporating the provision of the essential loaf of bread with an extended walking regime, within the mandated radius of course. Unfortunately the bakery purchases often included a sweet treat such a cardamon bun or cinnamon…

Continue Reading

Share
lemon ricotta muffins

Remembrance of Things Past

Lingering at your favourite cafe over a coffee and some sweet morsel, especially the lingering part, may be a distant memory for Melbourne folk now in stage 4. While I was not an avid cafe goer there are certain haunts, their style of coffee and in-house specialties, that I really miss. Trotters in Carlton made…

Continue Reading

Share
1 2 3 13
Share