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Australia, you’re doing it wrong…Sushi

March 12, 2015 • Articles, Featured • Views: 13397

While sushi remains a mystery to the uninitiated, those in the know, can appreciate it. But even the most avid fans do not realise there is a more correct way to dine on this cultural feast.

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What’s Hot This Spring – Seasonal Fruit & Vegetables

October 4, 2014 • Articles • Views: 11411

Spring in Australia – Seasonal Fruit & Vegetables As the days lengthen and the soil warms in our corner of the southern hemisphere, nature celebrates the new season with bushels and bunches of the good stuff, like lush red strawberries, beetroot, blood oranges, watermelon and honeydew

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Black Truffles in Australia

July 6, 2014 • Articles • Views: 10478

Whilst many truffle varieties elude our cultivating nature, the most successful truffles grown in Australia are the same species as the famous Périgord ones cultivated in France

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Broaden Your Food Horizon

March 31, 2014 • Articles • Views: 8396

Broaden Your Food Horizon As a Head Chef and leader in the Kitchen, I am always spouting off about my Number 1 Rules. The most important Number One Rule is to “always to have more than 1 Number 1 Rule”. The second Number One Rule enforced upon my doe eyed first year apprentices however, is

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The Larousse Gastronomique

February 12, 2014 • Articles • Views: 11434

The Larousse Gastronomique, at 1,206 pages and nearly 3 ½ kg, is the culinary reference and bible of French cooking. More than a cookbook,

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Complete Mushroom Book The Quiet Hunt

February 6, 2014 • Articles • Views: 8935

The Complete Mushroom Book The Quiet Hunt Antonio Carluccio Have you ever wanted to know how to go foraging for wild mushrooms, or cook a beautifully wild and rustic dish with mushrooms? Antonio Carluccio, “the Godfather of Italian Gastronomy”, has written the perfect book for you. I recently

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How do we Taste what we Eat?

February 3, 2014 • Articles • Views: 10072

Taste is one of those senses that we take for granted. How we perceive taste is a complicated chemical process, closely linked to our sense of smell.