Moules, mussels, flavour barnacles, call them what you want – these little treasure morsels of seafood joy are gifts that keep on giving in the kitchen. sh.k was indeed founded on an archetypal mussel dish, the famed P.A Mansion Mussels, and […]
As part of the return leg to Berlin after our extended dose of Australian summer earlier this year, we layed a few over days in Bangkok. The concrete mega-lopolis steamed in the April heat; traffic burned and clogged the chaotic-wired blocks, and we roamed about […]
You may recall the exploits of our housemate, Dominguez: Madrid-born, Melbourne-evolved, a spruce unit with a penchant for daytime vino and trivia nights. Slinging pints down at the Robbie Burns, Dominguez’s culinary acumen was underserved in a professional capacity, and it […]
As a Melbourne resident for many years, I watched the rise of smashed avocado. When the millennium clicked over, the dish became ubiquitous, the go-to menu item in every brunch house and hipster-led cafe in town. “Is there any cafe in Melbourne that doesn’t […]
You’ve probably never heard of Vila Nova de Milfontes. Lisbon, sure. Porto, no doubt. The profusion of cosy beachside towns near and around the Algarve, probably. Situated a couple of hours south of the capital, more or less between Lisbon and southern hub, […]
Everyone wants a piece of the Bun Cha. This famously fine Vietnamese street dish of grilled meat, noodle and herbs can be a contentious one to remake, if for no other reason than it tends to generate some staunch opinions about […]
Allow me to clear this up from the outset: I’m no vegetarian. Or vegan for that matter (& Hon most definitely isn’t). But there have been a couple of times in my life where, for physiological and mental reasons, I […]
It’s been a while folks – over a year since our last culinary offering. Too long between meals frankly, but for good reason: we’ve been busy. Travelling from one end of the earth to the next, working out where our primary […]
<a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/13908265/?claim=ztkcf62xere”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Only the food Gods will ever know why, but sometimes the most stunning feats of sharehouse gastronomy erupt in a ham-handed late night throw-together: some sort of hazy improvisation loaded on too many white […]
When I was a kid, my olds and I used to frequent a dingy but delightful Vietnamese dining joint called Binh Minh, in Richmond’s Victoria St, the ‘Vietnam-town’ of Melbourne. I loved their salt and pepper squid: fried calamari, lightly […]
After years of living in gritty share houses—some wonderful, some pitiful—Honor Kennedy and Cam Hassard met each other in one.
Now living together in a Berlin apartment, they reflect on the gritty traditions of their sharehouse past, an homage to all the good bits of shared life—the camaraderie, the community, the meals and the wine.