Devon Cafe, Barangaroo

I’ve been under fire from my mother recently about my weight. It’s certainly a hard balance to keep, what with an office job and a love of food, but I think I do fairly well – I teach Zumba twice a week, do yoga twice a week, and twice a week will spend an hour…

Bootsdarling

I have to admit, what drew me to check out this place was mostly my instant love for the name. Boots – one of the best things about winter, and darling – one of my favourite terms of endearment. Word on the street is that the name comes from a childhood imaginary friend, and there is a…

Roast Vegetable Frittata

Is there anything more homely in winter than roast vegetables? I had one lone capsicum left over after my Ratatouille, as well as a bit of pumpkin from my Roast Pumpkin Ravioli and so I decided to make the most of it and make a quick frittata one Sunday lunch. A frittata is really like…

Baked Eggs

‘I’m siiiiiiick,’ I wailed to mum yesterday morning. I was devastated to say the least, as after watching Contagion last year, I’ve been über meticulous about washing my hands all winter, everywhere I go, especially as I catch the train to and from work almost every day. I had managed to get through two and a half months of winter…

How To Poach Eggs Like Heston

So last night I set myself a reminder on my phone to watch How to Cook Like Heston on SBS. Who can resist Heston Blumenthal? Charming, humorous and not half as pretentious as all the other culinary all-stars, Heston has to be my favourite male celebrity chef. However I’ve never actually attempted to make anything by Heston,…