Tag Archive: Sydney

Mar 03

Monday Memories: Tetsuya Wakuda

Chef Tetsuya Wakuda, Waku Ghin, Singapore. Copyright 2014 Terence Carter.

On a brilliant, bright, sunny Saturday afternoon in Sydney, Australia in 1990 Lara and I took a taxi to the slowly-gentrifying working class suburb of Rozelle. We were armed with three bottles of wine and were on our way to dine at a restaurant called Tetsuya’s. It became an afternoon that seductively confirmed my increasingly …

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Jan 27

Monday Memories: A Portrait Session on Sydney Harbour

Richard Graham of My Sydney Detour. Unique tours of Sydney.

It was Australia Day yesterday on the 26th January, and while we always feel conflicted on this day that celebrates the official ‘founding’ of Australia in 1788 when the First Fleet arrived from Britain, despite Australia being occupied by indigenous peoples for around 40,000 years previously, it was wonderful to see the images of Sydney on …

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Jan 09

Pavlova in the Summertime and Other Childhood Food Memories

Pavlova with passionfruit and mango, a classic Australian (or New Zealand) dessert.

I successfully persuaded Terence to make pavlova over Christmas. It was partly because I love pavlova – meringue, cream and fresh fruit, it’s hard to go wrong with that – and partly for reasons of nostalgia. I have so many fond memories of my Nanna making pavlova in the summertime in Sydney, especially over the …

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Aug 15

Our Guide to the Best Inner City Sydney Suburbs to Experience

10 William Street, Paddington, Sydney.

Like most great cities in the world, the most interesting inner city suburbs of Sydney each have their own distinct identity. Sydney, like Paris, New York and London, is a city of villages, with idiosyncratic neighbourhoods encircling the city centre that exude character, charm and cool. Over the years, we’ve lived in or kicked back …

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Apr 20

Chef Peter Gilmore and Quay Restaurant in Sydney

We spent much of our time in Australia last year writing about the fantastic food scene and formidable restaurants and talking to the finest chefs, from Dan Hunter to Ben Shewry – as well as great global chefs, from Rene Redzepi to Massimo Bottura. One of the chefs we got to spend time with was …

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