Monthly Archives: April 2012

Organic ginger at the Gray’s

Those habitués of our local farmers markets would be familiar with the sight of Bob Gray. Perhaps in defiance of his surname, his vibrantly coloured shirts shine out as brightly as his smile as you approach the organic ginger stall … Continue reading

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Mezze to Milk Tart – Cecile Yazbek

It must have been more than eight years ago when I first met Cecile. She had been cooking her own particular style of exotic vegetarian food at Baraka, the wonderful little Middle Eastern emporium in Jonson Street where Red Ginger … Continue reading

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Forbidden rice

The focus of the piece was on wine – specifically a Northern Rhone Viognier – but what drew me in, perhaps naturally, was the dish suggested to accompany it. Butter- poached lobster with black forbidden rice, papaya and madras curry … Continue reading

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Destination dining

I am sitting on the outside deck at Liliana’s with a beautifully made coffee before me. Serious money has been poured into renovating the 101-year-old O’Possum Creek public school, set on a rise at the junction of Friday Hut and … Continue reading

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