Recipe: The Jose Cuervo Jalapeño Popper Margarita

Celebrate Day of the Dead in the most traditional of ways with a stunning tequila cocktail. Ingredients: 60ml Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver 30ml Triple Sec 30ml Fresh Lime Juice 2 Jalapeño slices Extra Jalapeño slices, to garnish   Method: Add spirits, lime juice, and 2 jalapeño slices to a shaker with ice and shake well. […]

Recipe: Chorizo Tlayuda from Chula, Sydney

Chorizo Tlayuda Chula Potts Point

Before you tuck into this sumptuous Mexican dish at your place, spare a thought for Sydney’s newest chef at the equally as new Mexican restaurant in Potts Point, Chula. Read about it here. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes MORE: How to make delicious Mexican Scallop Aquachile Ingredients: 1/2 cup bean purée 1 1/2 inches […]

Recipe: Scallop Aguachile from Chula, Sydney

Chula Scallop Aquachile

Chula is a Mexican restaurant that has recently opened up in Sydney, serving all kinds of Mexicana Cantina vibes with quality food to boot. Read more about the new restaurant here. Like this… Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes   Ingredients: 100g scallops 1 cup coriander 1/2 cup Lime juice 1/2 fresh Jalapeno chilli 1/4 […]

Recipe: East London’s ‘Grow a Pear’ cocktail

East London Grow a Pear recipe

45mL Sailor Jerry’s spiced rum 30mL spiced pear puree 30mL apple juice 15mL lime juice 15mL Frangelico 10mL sugar syrup Add ingredients to shaker. Shake thoroughly Pour over fresh ice into rocks glass Garnish with cinnamon stick and mint and a dash of bitters on the top. MORE: See what else is on at the […]

Recipe: Barzaari muhallebi-arak sorbet, candied fig, meringue, rose dessert

Barzaaris Muhallebi

Muhallebi Muhallebi is a milk-based rice custard, historically from Cyprus, Greece and the Middle East. It’s simple and versatile and delicious. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Makes: 6 portions Ingredients: -4 cup milk -1/2 cup rice flour -1/2 cup caster sugar -2 vanilla -2 cinnamon quill Method: -Remove vanilla from its pod, cutting along the […]

Recipe: Da Mario’s Beetroot and Gorgonzola Risotto

Beetroot gorgonzola risotto Da Mario

Cooking time: 35 minutes Preparation time: 20 minutes Servings: 3-4   Ingredients: Carnaroli Rice Gorgonzola Dolce Betroot Butter and Parmesan   Method: Lightly toast 80g of rice in a pot Add a glass of white wine Add 500ml of vegetable stock and 100ml of beetroot juice Add one table spoon beetroot puree Add 2 cubes of butter […]

Learn how to tailor with Belance and Campari

Campari Belance cocktail mens tailoring 2

When you wear suits, you’ll want to wear them well. Otherwise what’s the point? Looking slouchy and shabby in a suit is the same as wearing mismatched socks or white pleather shoes – you just don’t do it. Thankfully for Campari Week, Belance store in Sydney teamed with the leading spirits brand to teach drinkers […]

Recipe: ‘Wu Tang Clan Dream’ cocktail

Wu Tang Clan dream

Preparation time: 10 minutes Serves: 1 Ingredients: 60ml Wu Tang Clan C.R.E.A.M Premium Liqueur 30ml Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur 15ml Banana liqueur 15ml cream Method: Blend with 1 cup of ice until smooth and pour into a highball glass, and serve. Garnish with a glazed cherry or slice of banana.

Recipe: Spanish lentil soup by Souperchef Camzoro

Chef Frank Camorras Spanish lentil soup recipe

The Salvation Army’s Be A Souperhero campaign raises funds for those in need by encouraging people to eat soup for a week from Saturday 29th July to Friday 4th August, and participate in soup challenges whilst fundraising. MoVida’s Frank Camorra (aka Souperchef Camzoro) is a Souperhero this year and he has created his bespoke Spanish Lentil, Chorizo and Black Pudding Soup for […]

Recipe: Bolognese biance with pappardelle, by Bar Machiavelli

Bar Machiavelli biance pappardele

If there’s one venue in Sydney that does quality Italian food, it’s Bar Machiavelli in Rushcutters Bay. Here’s how to make one of their own delicious creations at home! Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 500g pork and veal mince 250 good chicken or vegetable stock 200g Parmesan ½ cup brandy ½ cup […]

Recipe: Baked dark chocolate mousse

Baked dark chocolate mousse cake

This decadent chocolate dessert is somewhere between a mousse, a cake and a soufflé. Served warm, boasting intense chocolate flavour and truly indulgent.  Preparation time: 30 minutes Servings: 6-8 Difficulty: Easy   Ingredients: For the mousse cake 75g Lindt Dessert chocolate, 70% cocoa 60g butter 3each eggs, separated Pinch Salt 90g raw caster sugar 15g […]

Recipe: Margherita pizza with prosciutto and wild rocket

Da Mario Rosebery prosciutto pizza recipe

Da Mario is one of Sydney’s finest Italian food restaurants that know how to make a terribly good pizza. Just read about how amazing they are here. Here’s the recipe to make their margherita con ruchetta e crudo pizze.  Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients: (For 1 pizza (approx. 270g dough ball)) 160g flour 100mL water […]