COOKING

Fish is a popular and staple food for almost everyone because it’s a rich source of many vitamins and minerals. There are many suggested ways on how to cook fish that’ll surely suit your taste buds and also bring out its colour and flavours in...

Nothing beats eating good food when you're out camping. The only problem is, it's hard to cook good food when you're camping because you don't have everything you need to make a great meal (unless of course, you bring your whole kitchen with you). Cooking...

We have a family tradition in our house. Every father's day, I get a good feed of my favourite crustacean. Every year, on father's day weekend, we go crabbing and set our crab pots. Then return the following morning to take home our spoils and prepare...

This is my go-to party meal. As a fisho, when we are hosting guests, I feel compelled to make something with fish or seafood. This prawn and crab seafood lasagne blows everything else out of the water. It's easy to make and will have everyone...

Often I am asked about what is Australian food and after years of struggling through the answer I like to think that I now have a good explanation of what meals we have that are truly ours, what we’ve borrowed and modified and what we...

We’ve all heard of a ‘beer jacket’ helping to get through a cold night, and I’ve on more than one occasion had extra cups of tea or coffee that I didn’t want to drink but instead just wanted the warmth in my hands. Well how...

‘Dumpling’ is a general word that covers a wide range of food, all with the basic quality of being a starchy dough which has some kind of filling on the inside. Some of the most popular ones are Chinese ‘jiaozi’ and ‘wonton’, Japanese ‘gyoza’ and...

If you’ve ever visited Japan you know how the people are very detail oriented in almost everything they do. I once saw a man with a coat hanger attachment on his suitcase so that he could put his jacket there when he wasn’t using it...

What’s nicer on a summer day than a delicious mix of chilled fruit and wine? For me, nothing beats sangria, and while I used to just make the same one over and over (mum’s recipe) I have recently started experimenting and so here I will...

Having worked for years in a deli at woollies I can safely say that I’ve ‘quality tested’ (in other words eaten) everything that could possibly go on a platter and can recommend what you should buy and how to make your platter pretty. Platters are...