Mushroom rice paper rolls with garlic vinegar dipping sauce.

Mushroom rice paper rolls with garlic vinegar dipping sauce.

This dish was inspired by two things: the delicious mushroom spring rolls I recently tried at China Doll, and the heatwave conditions this Summer. Cooking dinner on a scorching hot day, even with the a/c working overtime, isn't fun. You want something that requires mere assembly rather than actual cooking, and rice paper rolls are [...]

Ajo blanco

Ajo blanco

Cold soups are not usually the kind of thing I'd think of making, but every time my husband suggests one I end up loving it. Gazpacho is a regular thing in our house, especially as during the Summer we tend to have everything we need for it growing in the backyard. But this velvety pale [...]

Vegan rice paper rolls

Vegan rice paper rolls

One of the best things you can eat on a hot day. Make ahead, pop in the fridge for later, and no cooking required whatsoever. Just some assembly. My recipe for prawn rice paper rolls remains one of the most clicked on recipes I've ever posted, and I have to say that this is my new [...]

Roast tomato soup

Roast tomato soup

I know it's definitely not soup weather in November in Sydney, but as I attempted to clean up my camera roll I realised that the whole past year was a chronicle of what I spent my days cooking in my cafe. In order to upload daily to Instagram and Facebook I tried to snap a [...]