Giacobazzi Vinegars

There’s vinegars and then there’s vinegars. Like many products that are made at differing levels – from commercial to artisan – a good, balanced full-flavoured carefully made vinegar has the ability to take a dish from good to great; a dressing from fine to fancy and a sauce from tasty to wonderfully complex.

Fattorie Giacobazzi from Modena, Italy is a fifth-generation vinegar producer who make some of our favourite vinegars that …

Bomba: the best rice for Paella

Paella is a perfect dish to create for entertaining and celebrations. The visual drama of the Paella pan abundant with rice, meats, seafoods and vegetables; the crunchy crust that forms on the base of the pan to add to the layered textures and the fresh seasonal flavours.  We love Paella!

The origins of Paella came out of necessity and practicality, cooking rice with rabbit, chicken and vegetables that were readily available …

Father’s Day Wishlist

Is your dad a willing participant or a spectator in the kitchen? Either way, we’ve got him covered this Father’s Day with a selection of gift boxes, books and cooking classes to celebrate with on Sunday, September 4.
Bookish Dad 

We have all the cook books and food books a dad could hope for.

Barbecues, seafoods, cheeses, vegetables, fermenting, preserving – whatever Dad enjoys to cook with or try out in …

Change the date to join Mr Carsisi

 
 Our dinner with chef Matt Fegan of Mr Carsisi has     had a date  change. 
Kyneton is now coming to Prahran on Monday September 12 when Matt will cook and serve a five-course dinner upstairs in our cooking school and talk you through the layered cuisine of the Ottoman Empire.

Join Matt for the degustation menu that draws on …

The Roasting Class

For many Australians, it’s almost a rite of passage to experience a good roast dinner – lamb, pork, chicken, beef – with crunchy potatoes, loads of veg and gravy. We create a routine around how we cook a roast but what if you could make it even better? Small details can make a big difference, add a herb you haven’t used before, change your timing slightly with delicious results….

Zokoko Chocolate: Bean to Bar

Our constant pursuit in seeking out quality ingredients from Australia and around the world, led us to find some of the best chocolate we’ve tried in a while.

Zokoko Chocolate – the factory and cafe – is located in Emu Heights in New South Wales, at the foot of the Blue Mountains. The team are committed to a ‘bean to bar’ ethic (think paddock to plate but with chocolate) and …

The Great British Roast Cooking Class

If you’re going to learn how to make a great roast, you may as well learn from a Yorkshire man. Chef Michael Slade, who grew up in Halifax in Yorkshire, UK opened Northern Git (Slade’s nickname) in Thornbury a couple of years ago and is sating his customers with hearty, quality cuts of meat, cooked perfectly …