The New Empire

The sun sets over Beechworth, flooding the old town with rich golden light. The hills above Beechworth, their rich red soil glowing red and magenta…

UMA Perth opens at Pan Pacific Hotel

Melbourne-based chef Alejandro Saravia says he was inspired by Frank Camorra’s approach of introducing authentic Spanish cuisine to Australia, and felt confident to introduce true…

Hot Plates Australia – Coast-to-Coast, March 2019

Each month Hot Plates Australia – Coast-to-Coast takes a look at some of the most exciting dishes around the nation, created by some of our…

Postcard from Cala Canyelles, Spain

The midday sun is delightfully warm, never scorching; the air is softly humid. Sweet scents drift in the sea breeze and bright colours are everywhere….

NY State of Mind: Chef-inspired Recipes

Essentials takes a bite of The Big Apple and surrounds. When the sun shines in the northern hemisphere, both NYC and regional NY chefs keep the…

Food Salvation: Innovator Rustik Café & Foodstore

It’s early autumn, the coffee machine is humming and there’s a positive feel in the room as yet another packed-lunch service begins at Benalla’s Rustik…

Summer at Provenance, Beechworth

We’re sitting in Provenance restaurant admiring the simplified new interior and listening to the playlist. Chef Michael Ryan puts as much effort into his music…

Dining in a Golden Glow: The Ox and Hound

It’s early evening and the warm glow of the bistro spills out from the broad verandah into the street. Inside, the Edison lamps bathe the…

Summer Recipe: Spiced Cauliflower & Quark Tart

Artisan dairy producer Andre Kogut, for the past 12 years, has been making premium organic cheeses at his Blue Bay dairy in Mornington, south of…

Food Tech: Black is the New Garlic

It’s garlic, but not as you know it. Rich, dark and delicious, Garlicious Grown black garlic is an ingredient for the everyday cook to make…