ABC Kitchen: A Jean-Georges Restaurant

My mum is visiting from Sydney at the moment which means that i have been eating like a king for 2 weeks! It’s brilliant, we’ve been to Betal (for restaurant week), Co. for amazing pizza, and today we had a delicious lunch at ABC Kitchen – located in the ABC Carpet and Home store. The … Continue reading

Winter Ways & Warming Breslin Hot Chocolate

January was cold. Snowy. And cold. These pictures were snapped one lazy Sunday while wandering around the West Village and ending up at the Ace Hotel for some couch time and a hot chocolate. There are many reasons for visiting the Ace Hotel – The Breslin, John Dory Oyster Bar, No. 7 Sub, Stumptown Coffee… … Continue reading

Moroccan Tagine, Shakshuka & Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing

There is a Moroccan inspired cafe located in Balmain, Sydney – you may have heard of it, it’s called KazBah. Anyway, this restaurant makes amazing tagines for breakfast, they’re almost to good for words. I remember them being this huge messy hot pot of lamb mince, sucuk, feta, spinach, roasted capsicum, caramelized onion, roast tomato … Continue reading

6 Hour Slow Cooked Brisket

This slow cooked brisket is a Sunday meal, when you have the whole day to tend to your oven. But while the dish may take hours to cook, preparation time is relatively quick and the finished product will taste phenomenal. Ingredients 4 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices 4 carrots diced or 1/2  or … Continue reading

Hide-Chan Ramen – More Pork Fat Than You Can Poke a Chopstick at!

One food the Bogan and I can usually always agree on is ramen. I’ve never known the Bogan turn down a big bowl of salty, hot noodles – especially on a cold or rainy evening. New York is home to a few decent ramen houses, too. The first one we became addicted too was Noodle … Continue reading

Cobb loaf – AKA Spinach Dip

This retro dip is seriously addictive but perfect for summer rooftop BBQ’s! Cobb Loaf or Spinach Dip Ingredients: 1 large cob loaf 2 x 250g packets of frozen spinach 30g packet of French onion soup 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup light sour cream 4 spring onions 1 x 190g can water chestnuts, sliced Method: Hollow … Continue reading

Antipasto Platter from Chelsea Market

I saw Eat Pray Love at the cinema and was taken back to my time traveling through Italy last year and all the delicious food i ate. Needless to say, i ended up at Chelsea Market the next day buying food for an antipasto platter – i documented it in photo’s below; topped off with … Continue reading

Union Square Greenmarket

Union Square Greenmarket has a reputation for delicious, fresh local produce and rightly so. There are plenty of stalls with fruit and vegetables of all colors, not to mention the rows of mouth-watering cheeses, breads, cakes, pastries, meats and even seafood! Some may argue that the prices are a little high, but by supporting local … Continue reading

The Plumcot

I was quietly intrigued when I stumbled over this slightly hideous looking, dappled-skinned stone fruit. According to its nametag, it’s a “plumcot”, thank you very much. 75 % plum, 25 % cot, and 101 % delicious. Far from being a genetically engineered monster, it’s been around for hundreds of years and is a natural hybrid … Continue reading

Zucchini & Portobello Mushroom Frittes

On a recent summer Saturday afternoon i had some leftover zucchini and a few portobello mushroom leftover in the fridge, so i decided to cook them up and make frittes. This recipe is perfect because it doesn’t require frying and yet the frittes are still yummy and crisp on the outside, while being tender and … Continue reading