Alas! The time has come to test not just my love for food and literature, but also my ability to follow instructions. The Chosen One: Torta Caprese. Reason: It was easy to carry on public transport, didn't need reheating and wouldn't melt in the Melbourne weather I was inspired by the deep and meaningful moral … Continue reading Cake. All day everyday.
Cooking films - the adult version of comforting Disney animations for me. They're something I like to watch (in alternation with Disney films) to detox my brain after seeing a horror movie. Recently, I was introduced to Haute Cuisine (2012). Calling on my inner year 12 VCE English persona, allow me to pleasantly dissect (or … Continue reading Of haute cuisine and sugar roses
Tomatoes and eggs, what a glorious marriage of two kitchen staples. On their own, they are fundamental pillars of countless gastronomical creations, yet combined, tomato and eggs offer gentle solace to even the loneliest of souls. Uova al Pomodoro/Uova in Purgatorio, an Italian creation of eggs poached in tomato sauce, is a concoction of fresh … Continue reading Be purified. ‘Tis heaven.
Legend has it that in the heart of Melbourne, there lies a small piece of Italy known as Lygon Street. So, I decided to do some exploring on the ground. The target area was the north strip of Lygon Street - between Elgin St and Faraday St. Whilst it is not my first time passing … Continue reading Legend of Lygon
Oh potatoes - what a blessing they are to mankind. They are The ultimate comfort food staple - be it chips, wedges or tornados; mashed, deep-fried or baked. My favourite potato feel-good dish however, is the Gratin Dauphinois. Less fancy sounding, it’s a classic potato bake, also known as scalloped potatoes. This dish was originally … Continue reading Potatoes, my love