Category Archives: A Match Plus

Steak Tartate & Curly Flat Pinot Noir

For those who haven’t tried a steak tartare do yourself a favour, seriously! Once you get passed the warm bread and, and, and, the smooooooooooooth milky butter (hard to know when you’ve had enough), you’ll find yourself with a dish … Continue reading

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Stoned Merengue with flat white

Not having a sweet tooth means two things: your sodium intake is really high and you are missing out on colourful-edible goodness. The Stoned Merengue at Lux Bite is a perfect example. Soft sponge-like merengue covers a tri-level cylinder of … Continue reading

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Degustation dessert menu with Seppelt’s sprakling shiraz

How does aloe vera and young coconut tapioca with pineapple sorbet sound like? Maybe vanilla tofu cheesecake with lychee jelly or anise roasted stone fruit and cashew crumble with pandan ice cream? Add coconut and chilli chocolate splice, candied chilli and water chestnut … Continue reading

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Batch One – Day 3

On day 3 fermentation has started, batch one is at perfect temperature and keeping us thirsty! The perfect match? An empty pint glass!

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Philly Cheese Steak with Samuel Adams

At last there is somewhere worth going to south of Elizabeth Street. I had never pictured eating a Philly Cheese Steak with cutlery, let alone sitting in a Melbourne pub! What I had pictured (I really did) was a juicy, … Continue reading

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Pear & Pancetta pizza & Running with Bulls Tempranillo

Takeaway dinner and a bottle of red wine in the Great Ocean Road. Not what you would expect to do in winter, but can anything go wrong with a thin-crispy but chewy pizza base topped with thin pear slices, crisp … Continue reading

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Korean Chicken, pickled radish & Beer

As a five year old, fried chicken was on my menu almost as often as Milo. After an overdose of Kentucky Fried Chicken and a persistent mother cooking healthier meals, fried chicken was left behind along with my multi-coloured sunglasses. … Continue reading

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