Recipe: Spicy Tsingtao Turkey Chilli

Beer should be used in all food. Well, most. Take for example Tsingtao’s heat-packed turkey chilli dish which is heavily influenced by Mexican classics but with a distinctly Asian twist. The famed Chinese beer company have kindly supplied us with this recipe from their archives, and giving as the country’s weather is pretty damn unpredictable right now, we know you’ll need to have this one tucked away for a rainy day. ... Read More | Share it now!

Recipe: Dan Hunter’s Summer Roast Chicken

Stacks and stacks of cookbooks are released into the world each year, but there are always those select through that break through to ‘must own’ status. Made With Love is truly one of those cookbooks, simply because it brings together some of the most acclaimed and renowned chefs in the world to each share recipes they themselves cook for the people they love the most.... Read More | Share it now!

Recipe: Sweet Rolls from the Elder Scrolls by Bourke Street Bakery

Video game juggernaut Bethesda are doing something a bit different to promote the release of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition, an augmented version of their 2011 cultural phenomenon of an action RPG, which to this day remains one of the biggest games of the decade – nay century. For Sydney, Australia the publishers have tapped the almighty Bourke Street Bakery to bring one of the best known, and edible, Elder Scrolls items to life: the humble Sweet Rolls.... Read More | Share it now!

Recipe: Knuspriger Schweinebauch (Crispy Pork Belly)

With Oktoberfest celebrations not letting up anytime soon at either Munich Brauhaus or the many Bavarian Bier Cafes that dot Australia’s east coast it’s kind of called for that we tap into the German powerhouses for a traditional recipe, right? Around 2.5 tonnes of pork belly will be roasted and served with traditional crackling skin across these venues during the six weeks of their Oktoberfest celebrations, which run up to Sunday 30th October. So it makes sense that we grab their recipe for Knuspriger Schweinebauch, or crispy pork belly. The only downside of cooking one of these bad boys at home is that you probably won’t get to wash it down with the suggested pairing of Paulaner Original Munich Lager – that’s reserved for actually heading along to one of these stalwart bier houses.... Read More | Share it now!

Recipes: butterflied lamb leg with quinoa tabouli + lamb & feta burgers

Australian lamb is some of the best in the world. The meat also taps into the rich tapestry of cultures that have blended to make for the country’s consistently inventive and exciting food scene, so it’s little surprise that lamb is often seen, and used, as one of the ideal inclusions in any social feast. Seeing as it’s spring, the time when said social feasts usually take to breezy Australian outdoors, we thought we’d source a few recipes from Australian Lamb to help you prep a few simple winners.... Read More | Share it now!

Recipe: Root’d Spiced Panna Cotta

Melbourne-based wellness company Heal’r.com.au are edging into the market with a new spice mixture going by the name of Root’d. It’s an organic turmeric spice blend made with dandelion root, formulated after extensive research aimed at balancing taste with health, bringing together several certified organic herbs and spices to create an adaptable blend made of turmeric, black pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, coconut sugar, dandelion root, and chicory root. The vast scope of benefits include gut health, skin disorders, and infections, with many of the ingredients used for their anti-inflammatory and anti-aging benefits. Suggested uses to come with the new product include simply adding it to tea for flavour, or going a bit bigger and creating dishes like this Root’d Spiced Panna Cotta which we have sourced the recipe for.... Read More | Share it now!

Recipe: Sokyo’s John Dory with black truffle

Take a good fish, add some flavour with smart use of good ingredients, and put truffle on it. Great, simple success. That seems to be Chase Kojima’s approach with this Sokyo dish which is being offered during Truffle Month at The Star. Each year through winter the immense property’s signature restaurants (which include Sokyo, Balla, BLACK by Ezard, and Pizzaperta) work with Australian truffles to offer special menus and degustation events, giving diners access to dishes such as this beauty, which we’ve sourced the recipe for. Have fun making this, and if you can’t quite get it right check in with Sokyo to see if they still have it on the menu.... Read More | Share it now!