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Sunday Recipe – Beef Bourguignon

Today’s post is a guest post from the very clever Boyfriend. A much better cook than me, Boyfriend recently made us the most delicious Beef Bourguignon and is here to share the recipe with you all. So for Christmas (or my birthday?) last year I was lucky enough to receive a Staub brand French oven.…

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Dan Hong’s Lotus Cheeseburger

Last week we had a Q&A with Dan Hong, executive chef of Ms G’s, Mr Wong’s, El Loco and Papi Chulo (what an underachiever). This week we get a very exciting recipe straight from Dan Hong’s fantastic new cookbook MR HONG. It’s been a good fortnight. The recipe is for The Lotus Burger, a burger…

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A Word with Dan Hong

Recently I was given the opportunity to have a chat (via email) with Dan Hong – the creative chef behind a number of super successful establishments including Mr Wong, Ms G’s, El Loco and Papi Chulo. He is also a collector of cool sneakers (check out this Buzzfeed article for hard evidence) and lover of hip…

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EatNow Best Eats Awards 2014

So… Want to win an eating holiday? (Dumb question.) Remember a few weeks ago, I posted about ordering food from EatNow? That website you can order takeaway right from your phone or computer and have it delivered to your door? Like this delicious array of entrees I ordered recently from a local Thai takeaway: Well, right…

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The Purple Moose Cafe, Alexandria

Since moving into our place a few months ago, Boyfriend and I have been busy setting up our new apartment, buying furniture, homewares and bits and pieces, both in stores (all over Sydney) and various places online. This means we haven’t had a lot of time to explore our new area and find out what…

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Camping Recipes for Gourmet Diners

If the thought of eating baked beans heated in the can over a campfire has turned you off the idea of camping, these tasty recipes compiled by Britz might change your mind. Camping doesn’t have to mean sacrificing tasty, healthy or gourmet food. Of course, travelling in a campervan makes the whole cooking gourmet food…

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Al Capone Pizza | Via Menulog

Every now and then Boyfriend and I decide that cooking dinner is just too hard. We both work full time in pretty busy jobs so by the end of the day we’re usually exhausted. While we both enjoy cooking there are some nights when even the prospect of having to cook and then clean up…

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Kale and Mushroom Arrabiata

Recently I discovered that I like kale. I know kale has been dividing the masses for some time now, with people either loving it or passionately hating it. Forget all the associated health benefits (added bonus), I personally think it’s pretty delicious. It tastes kinda like spinach but with a very distinct texture. The texture…

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Breakfast at Cafe Newtown

The other week Boyfriend and I bought some frames to hang up in our new apartment from a store in Newtown. We got home and hung them up. They looked great. Two seconds later, one of the frames was on the floor. In pieces. Naturally, this was the fault of what we’d used to hang…