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Weekend Oats: Savouring Porridge in Scotland

Weekend Oats: Savouring Porridge in Scotland

There’s no dish that reminds me more of my childhood than porridge. This humble and much-maligned breakfast of oats, soaked and cooked in milk or water, was a winter favourite for my family growing up in Australia. While we had no ties to Scotland, where...
Scrambled Eggs with Truffles Recipe

Scrambled Eggs with Truffles Recipe

Winter in Europe… heavy overcoats, crunchy snow, rosy cheeks, cute kids being pulled along on sleds by their parents, snowboarding, piping hot glühwein… and truffles. Yes, truffles. Having bought a fresh truffle at the Naschmarkt in Vienna, one of the dishes I knew I had...
European Winter Treat in Vienna: Fresh Black Winter Truffles

European Winter Treat in Vienna: Fresh Black Winter Truffles

Ever since I first tried truffles in a restaurant in Zurich, I get excited when the Northern Hemisphere winter comes around and I can look forward to fresh black winter truffles. Many years ago, when I worked in publishing in Sydney, my right-hand-man had a tempestuous...
Scrambled Eggs with Sucuk Sausage Recipe

Scrambled Eggs with Sucuk Sausage Recipe

In my Istanbul edition of The Dish, I shared my recipe for lamb chops with bulgur that I made here in the tiny kitchen of our apartment near Taksim Square. Today I’m doing scrambled eggs with sucuk sausage. So it’s not a traditional Turkish dish, but...
Gallo Pinto Recipe from Costa Rica

Gallo Pinto Recipe from Costa Rica

I’m not going to fib. The only negative things we heard about Costa Rica before our visit to the country were about a subject close to our hearts: the food. One Mexican chef we met who’d lived in Costa Rica for a long time said...
Huevos Rancheros – Contemporary Recipe

Huevos Rancheros – Contemporary Recipe

Ever since we first visited Mexico years ago, huevos rancheros or ‘ranch eggs’ has been one of my favourite hearty breakfast dishes, both to eat and to cook. This Huevos Rancheros – Contemporary Recipe looks at the dish from a fresh angle. Essentially the dish is...
Eggs Benedict Recipe, Weekend Eggs New York Edition

Eggs Benedict Recipe, Weekend Eggs New York Edition

An eggs Benedict recipe. How could I do anything else for my New York City edition of my Weekend Eggs series? Could there be a more quintessential New York eggs dish? Eggs Benedict is to New Yorkers what smashed avocado and poached eggs is to...
Bubur Ayam Recipe (Indonesian Congee with Chicken)

Bubur Ayam Recipe (Indonesian Congee with Chicken)

This authentic Bubur Ayam Recipe (Indonesian Congee with Chicken), comes from Desak, the cook at our villa in Bali. A local Bali version of this classic congee. One of the things we are certainly not missing this year is the hotel breakfast. The repetition of...