Brunch at Baileys

It’s not all big old-world reds at Baileys of Glenrowan. Today a new balance is provided with good food and a marvellous native garden environment…

Fred Williams – The Pilbara

Fred Williams visited the Pilbara region of Western Australia for the first time in May 1979 at the invitation of his friend Sir Roderick Carnegie,…

Gougères

Serves 4 (makes about 30 gougères) 250ml water 165g unsalted butter 5g crushed black pepper 12g cooking salt 250g plain flour 10g nutmeg, freshly microplaned…

Portraits By Albert Tucker

Sometime in the mid-1980s is when it hit me… I’d walked into Tolarno Galleries in River Street, South Yarra, to view Albert Tucker’s latest exhibition,…

Ashe Bilu – Artist In Residence

To walk inside the home of artist Asher Bilu and his wife, Luba, is the stuff of considerable wonder. Known for large works of abstraction,…

Winemaker Trevor Knaggs – King River Estate

A ride on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle following the King Valley’s corkscrew bends is just one way Trevor Knaggs likes to cool down at the height…

Too Many Chiefs

When three Goulburn Valley apple and pear growers and their wives came together to create a cider, a quirky name stuck, but the product reigned…

High Country Kasbah – Panoramia Villas

Desperate for respite from city peak traffic and the concrete maze, I could not have been more excited checking in to the Panoramia Villas, the…

Murray Valley Pork Rillette

with bitter salad greens, cornichons and toasts Serves 10 an entrée, or light starter 1 Murray valley Rolled Scotch, Approx. 1.2kg 1 liter of duck…

Red Obsession – Yileena Park Wines

Yileena Park 2010 Pinot Noir Regular readers of Essentials will know that I’m a bit partial to the great luscious reds wines of the boutique…