Thomas Keller
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The Soul of a Recipe

“A recipe has no soul ~ you, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe” Thomas Keller Chef/Proprietor of the The French Laundry

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James Beard Foundation
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James Beard Foundation Book Awards 2015 Shortlist

Often colloquially described as ‘the Oscars of the food world’, the James Beard Awards are now in their 25th year. Open to chefs and restaurateurs, cookbook authors and food journalists, restaurant designers and architects, (and more), the James Beard Awards are considered one of the highest honours for food and beverage professionals in the USA. […]

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Alice's Food A-Z by Alice Zaslavsky $19.95
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Review: Alice’s Food A-Z by Alice Zaslavsky

Alice’s Food A-Z is simply, a great book for middle school children. Too often children’s cookbooks are just bad collections of cheap, cheesy content and recipes for happy-face pizzas, which makes finding a good cookbook for primary school kids or your own ‘inner child’ very difficult—until now! Alice Zaslavsky is a Melbourne-based primary school teacher […]

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Anatolia: adventures in Turkish Cooking
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Event: Anatolia – adventures in Turkish cooking with Somer Sivrioglu 10 April

Recently published, Anatolia: adventures in Turkish cooking is a big, richly illustrated cookbook that combines traditional and contemporary Turkish recipes with an exploration of xploration of the regional cooking culture of Turkey. Turkish-born (and Sydney-based) chef Somer Sivrioglu and co-author David Dale have written a beautiful book that explores the traditions of Turkish cooking with […]

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Mr Wilkinsons Simply Dressed Salads
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Event: Mr Wilkinson’s Simply Dressed Salads – a conversation with Matt Wilkinson 31 March

Matt Wilkinson, the executive chef at Pope Joan,  is one of our favourite (and cheekiest) local chefs and we’ve managed to steal him away from his kitchen for an hour or two next week! His first book Mr Wilkinson’s Favourite Vegetables (one of our favourite books for 2013) was a runner up for the prestigious […]

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