Truffle Mushroom Pappardelle

I recently decided to splurge on a very luxurious little piece of winter specialty… a humble black truffle from the Madame Truffles  pop up store in Surry Hills, located in the cantina below Pasta Emilia. It set me back about $86 for a 30g little squash-sized ball, and smelled very olive-like in aroma. I carefully hustled the little funghi…

Polenta Fries

I certainly hope you all managed to clean up your Christmas lunches and get under shelter before the storm hit yesterday afternoon! I love the progression of a balmy Sydney summer storm – the flawless burningly bright-hot blue skies at the beginning, the stifling, cloying humidity as the clouds begin to ominously roll over, the…

Jamie’s Italian

‘Where are they?’ I said, which was probably the eighth time in the last ten minutes. I have previously tried making reservations for Jamie’s Italian twice, once with a group of 10 people, the second time with eight. The first time I was told that the earliest they could seat us for dinner was 9.00…