summer prawn cups

After the first couple of weeks of summer being a total let down of rain and jumper weather, Sydney has finally been slapped in the face by the summer we know and love! High-30-degrees and sunshine! The summer weather always makes me crave seafood, so over the weekend when I was planning a quick casual […]

Fine dining in Sydney | Bennelong Restaurant

Showcasing the most beautiful view of the Sydney city skyline across Circular Quay, Bennelong is an impressive restaurant. A visit to the Opera House always feels special, whether you are attending the ballet, symphony, music / comedy / drama performance, or simply going for a photo wander, the Opera House has the most grandeur feeling […]

Dedes | restaurant review

Nothing gets me more irate than bad service. When you’re paying good, hard earned money for service you expect polite courteous behavior or at a minimum, general decency.  So I had a feeling that we were in for an unpleasant evening when the maitre’d snootily snorted a forced greeting on arrival at Dedes restaurant in Abbotsford. I […]

in my kitchen | sun-dried tomato, prawn & rocket linguine

My husband doesn’t like prawn dishes (though he’ll eat them pink, boiled & briny the way you buy them from the shop), so getting him to eat something ‘prawny’ is notoriously difficult. Last week during a work lunch with my engineers I had a really delicious prawn linguine. I immediately wrote down the ingredients (from […]