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Retro Chinese Potato ‘Birds Nest’ Baskets

As a child I was always fascinated by Potato “Birds Nest” Baskets that you could order at the local Chinese restaurant to serve your stir-fry in. It was my favourite thing to order growing up as it just seemed magical that you could actually eat the basket! What makes these baskets so tasty is clearly […]

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Quinoa Tabouli & Roast Chicken Layered Salad

In my neck of the woods the weather is having some strange fit and is convulsing every five minutes between torrential rain and glittering sunshine. I believe that actually is the definition of spring, in Melbourne at least, but I have a much more romanticised version of the winter to summer segway season in mind […]

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How to Make Asian Chicken Stock

I’m sure you’ve heard people harp on before about how different, and better, homemade stock tastes compared to store bought packets. Well, it’s true, but especially when it comes to using stock for Asian soups. Fortunately it’s easy to make an Asian chicken stock, you don’t even have to worry about browning your meat! At […]

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Vietnamese Chicken Soup with Green ‘Noodles’

There’s one thing that melds all cultures, religions, races, politicians, hell even opposing football team supporters together into one big steaming stockpot of deliciousness. It is of course chicken soup. Vegetarians you really do need to stop segregating yourself from the rest of us meat-eaters and get on board the chicken soup train of love! […]

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Tarragon Butter Roast Chook

You may not know this about me but I used to be a ‘pescatarian,’ meaning that I didn’t eat any meat but was happy to eat seafood. It was during what I like to refer to as my ‘Buddhist Phase’. Wearing colourful fisherman’s pants, reading The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying and attempting to […]

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Indian Butter Chicken

There are no words adequate to describe India. India is a sensory experience that must be felt. It’s the perfumed air of incense burning, it’s the medley of spices on your tongue, it’s the beauty of women draped in brilliant pink saris, it’s the incessant sound of blaring horns, it’s dodging mud, cow dung and […]

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Dani & Hayden’s Chicken Tostadas

If I could press a magic button and be transported anywhere in the world, the beaches of Mexico, with an icy cold margarita in one hand and a serving of chicken tostadas in the other, would be high on my wish list. Sadly this technology has not yet been invented so I’m just going to […]

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Chicken Wonton Noodle Soup

Everyone has a dish they always order when dining out, even though they know they should be trying something new. My friend always orders Teriyaki Chicken at Japanese restaurants, it drives me nuts. But then again, I can’t help but order my staple Prawn Pad Thai at many a suburban Thai eatery, even though nine […]

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