Dan Hunter’s first cookbook is a fascinating insight into Brae, its recipes and Australian produce

Colourful, insightful, witty and one of the most important cookbooks you’ll find in Australia this year. That’s how I’d describe Brae: Recipes and Stories from the Restaurant by Dan Hunter, a 256-page and incredibly comprehensive book with recipes and stories from the acclaimed chef and his regional VIC restaurant. Now one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the world, and currently the number one restaurant in Australia, Brae has enjoyed a swift rise in its global profile, and learning more about it through this essential book is fascinating. ... Read More | Share it now!

On the Shelf: “Chocolate” by Kirsten Tibballs

Australian pastry chef Kirsten Tibballs enjoys a sterling reputation across around the globe, no doubt fueled by the title of “Queen of Chocolate” that follows her around wherever she goes. She has won gold medals at international pasty events, judged chocolate competitions in Paris and Japan, and has well and truly become one of Australia’s most anticipated chocolatiers. It’s then with great enthusiasm we went along to the launch of latest book, Chocolate, where the focus couldn’t be more obvious.... Read More | Share it now!