In this special guest post, Perth-based cook and former MasterChef contestant Brendan Pang shares his simple yet nostalgic chocolate cupcake recipe. A food prodigy to two quintessential women in his life—his baker mum and home cook grandmere (grandmother)—Brendan owes a lot of his influences to his Asian and Mauritian heritage. From social worker to TV cook, Brendan’s set to be his own boss too as he opens up his first dumpling kitchen in Fremantle called Bumplings Perth.(more…)
Also known as beef ragout in some territories, osso bucco is one of the most succulent and hearty beef dishes around. It is a favourite of Aussies, too, including professional chefs and Masterchefs. There isn’t much surprise to all this fandom, since the slow cooking helps bring out all of the aromatic flavour and smell of the beef and herbs. It takes over 6 hours to cook, which means it’s perfect for occasions and gatherings which you can plan ahead of time. Presentation is also a key here, and you will notice how enticing the recipe is just by looking at its photo. You just know you’ll want seconds!