What was your first meal of the year?
We were back at Point Walter this weekend for a bacon and egg roll brunch, a belated birthday celebration for Jac’s brother Brad. Jac trimmed the rind off the bacon but left a nice strip of fat on each rasher and Brad cooked it on his trusty yellow portable gas stove. While the bacon sizzled, […]
Breakfast food porn lovers, get ready to drool! Also in this post: a special offer for TFP readers – discounted tickets to the Margaret River Gourmet Escape. I went to Sea Gardens (known affectionately as Seadies) twice in two days on my trip to Margaret River with the Royal Agricultural Society of WA. On my […]
Louis Baxters is named after its owners’ French bulldogs: Louis Pierre, owned by Laki Baker, and Baxter, owned by sprint swimmer Eamon Sullivan, who is currently in London as part of the Australian Olympic Team. Baker and Sullivan were both born in Perth but met in Sydney on the set of Celebrity Masterchef Australia, where […]
Long before we met, when my partner Jac was in her early twenties and still at university, one of her jobs included short-order cooking – skills and experience she puts to good use to this day. You can see the evidence (and I love to watch) when she takes control of a fully loaded barbecue. […]
Getting to the ‘Pear’fect Pantry is like following directions on a scavenger hunt. There are lots of signs by the side of the road so you know you’re on the right track, but the cafe’s not visible from the street. From the front of the block of flats called Moondine Gardens, head in the direction […]