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Southern Style Corn Bread

Southern Style Corn Bread

  I posted this photograph on Instagram the other day and my sister-in-law asked me for the recipe so here it is… Southern corn bread is usually made with white cornmeal, buttermilk, eggs, baking powder and soda, salt, sugar and bacon fat. I use a […]

Vietnamese Menu – Personal Chef

Vietnamese Menu – Personal Chef

Last night I was the Personal Chef for a birthday party at a client’s home.  The request was for a small, intimate dinner party with a Vietnamese themed menu. The client had recently visited Vietnam and Cambodia and requested a menu that reflected the food they […]

Easter Treats

Easter Treats

Holiday Treats A nice part about Holidays is that there are special foods and holiday treats that are only eaten at that time of the year.  That is not to say of course that you can’t make these holiday treats whenever you like! Not one […]

The Joys of Melbourne.

The Joys of Melbourne.

I recently went to Melbourne for a long weekend with my wife and a couple of friends. It was filled with great food, nice wine, good coffee, fabulous company and a great concert. This is my view of the best Melbourne restaurants to visit, and […]

Raw Fish

Raw Fish

Raw fish, oka, ceviche, is a delicious dish from the Pacific. I was inspired to share by best raw fish recipe after eating delicious raw fish at the Rotorua Summer Seafood Festival last month. It was a fabulous event with outstanding food and entertainment on […]

Châ Giò, Deep Fried Spring Rolls

Châ Giò, Deep Fried Spring Rolls

What you will need: 200g minced pork or chicken 1 medium grated onion 1 grated carrot 50g rice vermicelli softened in boiling water for 1 minute and cut into 4-5 cm piece lengths Optional; grated taro, about 100g Juice of half a lemon or lime […]

Break….

Break….

We have been on a bit of a break.  Having just returned from a month in London and France we are full of good food and wine, perhaps a few extra kilos, loads of pics and best of all – some amazing memories.  Over the […]