Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mr. Miyagi & Sam Adams

Most of us would agree that a burger without chips is not a burger. Yet what about if you add to that a great brew? The ultimate meal? There might be more majestic options, but to come across a great … Continue reading

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Buttermilk fried chicken

1.5 kg small chicken pieces, such as drumsticks and thighs, skin on 2 tbsp sweet paprika 1 tbsp each finely ground white and black pepper 500 ml (2 cups) buttermilk For deep-frying: vegetable oil 500 gm plain flour 80 gm … Continue reading

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Pancakes with maple syrup pears and spiced ricotta

250 ml   (1 cup) maple syrup Thinly   peeled rind and juice of 1 lemon and 1 orange 1   vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped 3   firm ripe pears, such as William, quartered and cored 1   … Continue reading

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Spicy tuna roll and Sake

I don’t like sake, or at least without food. This I only got to learn after several unsuccessful vague attempts and just recently, a visit to Maedaya in Richmond. This small, but soon to be upgraded stylish bar and grill … Continue reading

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Eggplant, mushroom and pumpkin farfalle

Ingredients: 500gms fresh farfalle 6 brown mushrooms, thinly sliced 1/4 red chilli, thinly sliced 1 eggplant, diced in .5cm cubes 300gms roasted pumpkin, thickly sliced 1 bunch of chopped parsley 5 tblsp olive oil parmesan to serve Method: 1. Boil … Continue reading

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