Category: Food

Hand written recipes

You can trust them more than a cook book. This morning in Big W, I noticed Michelle Bridges has released a new cook book and wondered: are Cook books are …

2001: A Smart Fridge Odyssey

I went for a run this morning. The details are logged on my smart watch; distance, calories burned, even my cadence. Cadence is the number of steps you take on …

My Cafe is my temple

Andre and I used to meet at the pub to watch sport and grunt. They were good times but now he’s only interested in meeting for coffee. We have to …

Queen Victoria Night Market Mozza

Wednesday night was a near perfect summer evening in Melbourne. My Greek neighbour George was sitting in his front yard drinking iced coffee, people were walking the streets eating ice …

Ribbon sandwich

One thing I’ve learnt as a film maker without a budget is that catering can make a cast and crew magically materialise. I’ve been successfully using my Mum’s ribbon sandwiches …

North and Eight Essendon

Essendon is hardly the breakfast capital of Melbourne. Until a couple of years ago, the best you could do was a McValue meal or an International Roast coffee as you …

Burger fatigue

Burger joints are the 2015 version of the self serve yoghurt shop. My only hope is that they soon follow suit. I have officially been diagnosed with burger fatigue. Sure …

White man dumplings at Emporium

I tried out the new Jimmy Grant’s in Richmond this week with my friend Farrah. Russell Howcroft was sitting at the next table so it was clearly the place to …

All or nothing – when guys cook

Ange had a busy day yesterday. By about 6:00, I realised the responsibility of organising dinner had fallen to me. I knew what to do. I called our local Mexican …