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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

Many years ago, when I worked in publishing in Sydney, my right-hand-man had a tempestuous relationship with his girlfriend who was head chef for one of Australia’s best known fine dining restaurateurs. Our little design department was comprised of keen foodies, even though the word...
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...
Contemporary Huevos Rancheros (Ranch Eggs) Recipe

Contemporary Huevos Rancheros (Ranch Eggs) 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. Essentially the dish is made up of two corn (or sometimes flour) tortillas that are topped with...
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)

One of the things we are certainly not missing this year is the hotel breakfast. The repetition of crowded breakfast rooms, people eating like there is no tomorrow, and overcooked or runny eggs has seen us skipping many a hotel breakfast in the past, particularly...