A brief video of a passionate young chef cooking his way. Contrast that with a social media post about the long hours suffered by so many chefs around the world. Another about the deaths and illness caused by accidents and overwork in kitchens.
Churros, my introduction into actually being a restaurateur*, began in Brisbane in the late 1970’s. And it was a great idea – successful because it was absolutely zeitgeist, and driven by passion.
Like a grand lady with flounced skirts, Claremont House bats her eyes as we crunch up the winding road to reach the crest of the hill. There she sits, Lady of all she surveys, suffering through the nips and tucks of her current, passionate owner.
Rose is a one off. Talented, fire-cracker bright, she inhabits her small niche & fills every nook & cranny with her personality and love of hospitality. Be warned. If you like your places dark and quiet – Hobart’s Patanella is not it. But it’s a day & brunch space, so the whole ethos works & works well.
While a lot of our foodies and local readers will know Carl Wise from his Social Media posts and food blog, Yippie Pie Yay, he still goes about his business quietly cooking at the Homestead Hotel, in Elizabeth Street. Pub crawl? He was in our sights.
Huon Valley Meat Co., like the Astor Grill, takes us back to a better time. Try this tasty recipe for marinated beef short ribs. A classic winter warmer.
Brioche is now almost ubiquitous, having forced its French way into our kitchens with its sweet, soft, spongy deliciousness. Try our classic comfort food recipe.