Jungle Curry – Thai-style pumpkin curry with beef and basil

One of the few things I truly miss about moving away from Chinatown is the restaurant scene.  There’s a fantastic little Thai place in Pyrmont on Harris St called Little Siam that I always liked.  The food is good, quick and a good price and the place is pretty funky … Continue reading

Mrs Beeton’s Just Desserts

Following the arrival of my fancy cake pans, I knew that I’d seen a wonderful old-fashioned colour plate of desserts done in high-Victorian style from similar moulds.  I finally went through my decaying 1889 copy of Mrs Beetons Book of Household Management and located the colour plate I was thinking … Continue reading