Kids Cooking Classes

My aim is to teach children to prepare a wholesome, nutritious meal which they can reproduce at home. Hygiene, nutrition - and loads of laughs - are also on the agenda. Classes may be held at your home or mine in North Sydney.

Team Building Testimonials

Thanks Sheridan And thanks alot for monday, we all enjoyed it alot. Looking forward to using your recipes David David Cappe | Professional Sales Representative | Organon Women’s Healthcare Schering-Plough, Level 5, 66 Waterloo Road, North Ryde


There's a pithy cartoon by Cathy Guisewite which captures the current whirlpool of confusion around dieting. Reading through a menu with her friend at a restaurant, they proffer their advice.

New Zealand: Flourishing Food and Wines

Looking down as the plane approaches Blenheim on the tip of New Zealand’s north island, you see a flat stony floodplain with ridges of soil running in one direction juxtaposed with rows upon rows of upright vines, often just a few metres apart, running at right angles. It’s an arresting sight, and one you’re not … Continue reading

Vietnamese Street Food

The marketplace is the focal point of life in Vietnam. Whether it be in a major city, a small hilltown or by the sea, it's the busiest part of town and the best place to start any exploration of Vietnamese food.

Christmas Cocktails

Welcome to the silly season! The time for entertaining friends and returning favours. So how will you entertain guests this summer? Barbecues are great because the men do the cooking. And they’re such a casual affair which can start at 12 noon around the pool and go through a long hot afternoon. They’re easy to … Continue reading

My sister’s homestay dinner

Recently I was invited to dinner at my sister’s “homestay” in one of Sydney’s northern suburbs. It proved to be a sense-and-thought-provoking evening. A wonderful smell hit me the moment I stepped out of the car – a warm inviting aroma wafting through the dark night air. Stumbling over the slippery wet roots of a … Continue reading

Ferran Adria cooking demo

I ‘ve just returned from the most extraordinary cooking demonstration – probably the most mind-boggling of my life! Given by two Spanish three-Michelin-star chefs at the Adelaide Hilton during Tasting Australia (a bi-annual international foodie event), it opened my mind not just to the ways in which dishes evolve but also to a number of … Continue reading