Yayoi Japanese Teishoku Restaurant

When someone asks me what my favourite cuisine is I usually reply “Oh well I love thai and italian. That’s too boring, isn’t it?” However, recently my reply has become different. I’m increasingly turning to Japanese as my go-to dining choice as well as Saturday night take-in. Why? I can’t quite put my finger on…

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Prawn Linguine à la Jamie Oliver

When it comes to dinner ideas and meals, you’ll usually find me eating beans on toast or a bland tuna salad. Whilst I love cooking, it is usually baking and all things sweet that get me really excited. At the end of the working day, preparing dinner seems like such a drain and too time…

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel has been dubbed by countless foodies and critics as one of Sydney’s most ‘Instagrammable’ places, and it certainly lives up to this title. A few months ago the hotel underwent over $2 million worth of multi-level renovations. Previously known as a beach club for old-timers, the renovations have brought every generation flocking for…

Yoghurt-Marinated Lamb Kebabs with Tzatziki + Pita Chips

Why hello gorgeous recipe from Smitten Kitchen, haven’t see you in a while, have I?  As you guys would know, sweets and baked food is ma’ thing. You might recall my last post of a meal recipe was beef empanadas. However, I came across this seemingly easy recipe** from Smitten Kitchen and decided I will once again…

Spanish Night – Beef Empanadas

Tonight, I once again stepped out of my comfort zone of sweet treats and baking to create another dinner. Unlike the eggplant, this is most definitely not an appetiser! Well, I mean, it could be, but the size and the amount this recipe makes definitely makes a hearty, filling meal. Tonight – was beef empanada…

Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes and Mint

I’m so sorry dear readers but this is yet another recipe I’ve taken from the lovely Smitten Kitchen! (Poor thing, she must be getting so many ping backs from me). This may surprise you, as so far on E&T I’ve only made sweet things, but this latest recipe is a dinner! Or appetizer as I’ve so…