Posts Tagged ‘world food’

Bunny Chow recipe

Bunny Chow Down

Bunny chow. No, it’s not snack food for rabbits. Nor are the cotton-tailed cuties an ingredient. In fact the South African street food has absolutely nothing to do with bunnies of the fluffy variety. Bunny Chow is essentially a half a loaf of white bread with the inside scooped out and then stuffed full of curry that first gained […] Read more…

Cape Dutch Architecture in Stellenbosch

Bites and sites on the streets of Stellenbosch

The pilgrimage to Stellensbosch is one all self-respecting foodies visiting South Africa should make. The vibrant university town in South Africa’s Western Cape province is not only home to some of South Africa’s best food and artisanal producers, but is conveniently plonked (if you’ll pardon the pun) amongst hundreds of wineries. Indeed there are so […] Read more…

slow cooked lamb ribs covered in pomegranate molasses at The Ternary

Raffles reviews: The Ternary, Pyrmont

I love just about everything about staying in a hotel but sometimes the food can be a bit boring. But not at The Ternary, the epic restaurant at the Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour. The Ternary is like two restaurants in one, which means twice as many things for me to eat. It’s really big […] Read more…

deadly dragon roll made with the ingredients of a Naked Sushi Kit

Sushi secrets: The deadly dragon roll

At Casa Eats World, sushi is like oxygen. It is something we simply can’t live without and is inhaled by Raffles and Sugarpuff almost as frequently as air. Especially since our return from Japan. Their indefatigable fixation for the deceptively simple snack of rice, fish, vegetables and seaweed, means we’ve attempted making it at home […] Read more…

Indian style mango lassi smoothie

Indian Mango Lassi … like a Boss

I must confess that I’ve never been a juicer or blender, the whole green smoothie craze passing me by in a verdant vegetable-based blur. But a recent blip on my previously glowing health report card has meant a different approach to nutrition for me, at least for the foreseeable future, as I get my out […] Read more…

Ross Lusted's Murray Cod on an IG Culinary Journey

A culinary journey with Intercontinental Hotels

We make no secret of our love of a culinary adventure. So when I was asked if I’d like go on a “voyage of flavour” at the rather grand Intercontinental Sydney as part of the hotel group’s newly launched Culinary Journey program, the answer was of course, a resounding “hell yeah!” But sadly, given this […] Read more…

A French Connection in l’île de Pins

The first thing we notice when we arrive at l’île de Pins? The water is blue. Retina searingly so! The second? Our daughter has a big thing for coconut. Big enough that we’re considering the need for some kind of tropical fruit rehab before she starts freebasing them. While Sugarpuff slurps on the first of […] Read more…

Oman Byriani recipe

Omani style chicken byriani

Yearning for another bite of unforgettable Muscat, we’re attempting to recreate the dish Raffles most enjoyed on our holiday, an Omani style Chicken Byriani, or ByriOmani (as he calls it). It’s a great dish to add to our repertoire and is reasonably uncomplicated (at least compared to a Souffle). In fact it’s so easy that we […] Read more…

World Food Alphabet

I consider myself extremely privileged that in one of my alternative writerly incarnations I receive the occasional kids book to review. I consider myself even more fortunate that I have my very own road-testers when it comes to tomes of the picture variety.  Very rarely does one grab me, or Raffles, as much as the […] Read more…

The Eats World in Paris

To be Franc

Eager to earn my son a first stamp in his gastronomic passport, tomorrow we begin our culinary tour of the globe – without heading further than the grocer. I offered my pint-sized partner in crime the choice of any destination in the world from which to start our adventure in cultural consumption and without even a […] Read more…