Archive of ‘Cuisines’ category

The signature of your bolognese

Recently, O and I were treated to a bowl of Signor Valvasori’s outstanding bolognese (boh-lonn-yezz-eh for the purists) which started me thinking about how absolutely EVERYONE has a recipe for spag bol (for the not-so-purists). Even blokes who can’t cook anything other than toast, or students in share houses who are fresh from the nest […] Read more…

No distress calls at SOS

I just discovered some photos in my phone taken a few weeks ago at SOS, the new Italian seafood restaurant in Melbourne Central that’s being touted as Melbourne’s new must-dine vegaquarian venue. SOS is the new star in the Paul Mathis constellation, twinkling up there with his past successes like Taxi, Chocolate Buddha, Blue Train, […] Read more…

Lasagne: Step 1

I like to go long and slow with my lasagne sauce. So far I have chopped the heads of a few Roma tomatoes and am popping them in my big cast-iron pot with some whole cloves of garlic, red wine, onions, bay leaf, and an assortment of other herbs. This will be roasted until everything […] Read more…

Thai Yum Yum

I know I didn’t really write much about the food In Thaliand. O and I went to Phuket about 6 weeks ago. It was a short one-week laze-by-the-pool cocktail-drinking holiday. We didn’t get very far off the beaten track so the food was fairly touristy and not fantastic, but that was ok. O and I […] Read more…

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