Posts Tagged: food

Backlava cigars stuffed with pistachio and chocolate

Terre (Mornington)

The Johnson’s followed a black Porsche up the drive to Dromana Estate and its restaurant companion, Terre. They parked their white Camry beside it and watched Mr and Mrs Hartbury get out in their cashmere scarves, his boat shoes, her Prada

Backlava cigars stuffed with pistachio and chocolate

Terre (Mornington)

The Johnson’s followed a black Porsche up the drive to Dromana Estate and its restaurant companion, Terre. They parked their white Camry beside it and watched Mr and Mrs Hartbury get out in their cashmere scarves, his boat shoes, her Prada

Canned tuna fish sandwich

Its hard to think that it was over a year ago that the wife and I were sunning ourselves in Koh Samui on what has ended up being our final holiday before adding a rugrat to the family. 3 months

Canned tuna fish sandwich

Its hard to think that it was over a year ago that the wife and I were sunning ourselves in Koh Samui on what has ended up being our final holiday before adding a rugrat to the family. 3 months

Hammer & Tong 412 (Fitzroy)

Like most cooks, I grow obsessions with frightful regularity. I discovered the incredible flavour of freshly ground coriander seed (over the store bought pre-ground stuff) and almost every meal involved a sprinkle or heavy coating of the stuff. Green beans

Hammer & Tong 412 (Fitzroy)

Like most cooks, I grow obsessions with frightful regularity. I discovered the incredible flavour of freshly ground coriander seed (over the store bought pre-ground stuff) and almost every meal involved a sprinkle or heavy coating of the stuff. Green beans

Spaghetti Bolognaise

My uncle and aunt came to visit our new place on the weekend. That’s the Italian uncle. Not that could you could tell. I don’t get to see him as often as I would like, but hopefully with having moved

Spaghetti Bolognaise

My uncle and aunt came to visit our new place on the weekend. That’s the Italian uncle. Not that could you could tell. I don’t get to see him as often as I would like, but hopefully with having moved

Cantina Centrale (Mont Albert)

So we’ve packed up the kitchen, out of our much loved North Melbourne, into the leafy suburb of Mont Albert. Gone are the Friday night parties, vomit left on our doorstep. No more construction noise early Saturday morning, incessent whistling of

Cantina Centrale (Mont Albert)

So we’ve packed up the kitchen, out of our much loved North Melbourne, into the leafy suburb of Mont Albert. Gone are the Friday night parties, vomit left on our doorstep. No more construction noise early Saturday morning, incessent whistling of

Fettuccine Carbonara

Ah, Fettuccine Carbonara. Never has there been a simpler recipe that caused me so much concern. Now I’ve read through my fair share of cookbooks and it seems each cookbook has its own version. Some with cream, some with yolks only, some

Fettuccine Carbonara

Ah, Fettuccine Carbonara. Never has there been a simpler recipe that caused me so much concern. Now I’ve read through my fair share of cookbooks and it seems each cookbook has its own version. Some with cream, some with yolks only, some

Fandango (North Melbourne)

I can queue up at Auction Rooms for hipster haircuts, “Shady Deals”, and bloody good coffee. Or, I wander a few doors up to Fandango. Fandango is ingenious in its simplicity. Sure, they have a range of homemade pickles and

Fandango (North Melbourne)

I can queue up at Auction Rooms for hipster haircuts, “Shady Deals”, and bloody good coffee. Or, I wander a few doors up to Fandango. Fandango is ingenious in its simplicity. Sure, they have a range of homemade pickles and

The Kodiak Club (Fitzroy)

So to book a table at Kodiak you ring Nath. On his mobile number. Nath is casual and cool and nothing is a stress and no worries mate, 4 people at 7.30 sounds fine. When we get there at about

The Kodiak Club (Fitzroy)

So to book a table at Kodiak you ring Nath. On his mobile number. Nath is casual and cool and nothing is a stress and no worries mate, 4 people at 7.30 sounds fine. When we get there at about

Oskar (north melbourne)

So its only a matter of time before Oskar pops up here in Johnson’s Kitchen. It’s a North Melbourne institution, and being institutionalized here in North Melbourne…. we visit regularly. Oskar is a pizza joint. One of those thin crust, great ingredients,

Oskar (north melbourne)

So its only a matter of time before Oskar pops up here in Johnson’s Kitchen. It’s a North Melbourne institution, and being institutionalized here in North Melbourne…. we visit regularly. Oskar is a pizza joint. One of those thin crust, great ingredients,

Libertine (north melbourne)

For the occasion of a GREAT friend’s birthday we wanted to take her (and her husband) to one of those fancy restaurants with the big wine lists, the very smooth cool waiters, the food with french words we didn’t know the mean

Libertine (north melbourne)

For the occasion of a GREAT friend’s birthday we wanted to take her (and her husband) to one of those fancy restaurants with the big wine lists, the very smooth cool waiters, the food with french words we didn’t know the mean