Why cooking good food is enough for Adrian Graham

Many people think it’s every chef’s dream to work in a Michelin Star restaurant or to own one. At one point Adrian Graham, 32, thought about it but soon realised it wasn’t for him. Instead, Graham, who’s currently on a working visa from the UK, is pretty content with working in the kitchen of the Riverview Hotel located in Sydney’s inner western suburb of Balmain. “I … Continue reading Why cooking good food is enough for Adrian Graham

Community Table chats with Matt Moran.

At the table with: Matt Moran

Restauranteur, chef, and TV personality Matt Moran has been running some the country’s top kitchens for the last 30-plus years, including ARIA Restaurant, Opera Bar, and more recently Chiswick. When he’s not in the kitchen, Moran is publishing cookbooks, and hosting TV shows such as From Paddock to Farm and The Great Australian Bake Off Who is your inspiration? I get inspiration from many places … Continue reading At the table with: Matt Moran

Anna Polyviou is a pastry chef in Sydney.

At the table with: Anna Polyviou

Executive pastry chef of Sydney’s Shangri-La Anna Polyviou has been pushing the boundaries with her highly-talked about dessert degustations, and recently winning the All Covers best high-tea in Sydney. Most recently, she also made an appearance on MasterChef where she presented her take on a carrot cake. Over the years, Polyviou has also worked in kitchens including The Bather’s Pavilion and in London’s The Claridges … Continue reading At the table with: Anna Polyviou

Peter Doyle of est. restaurant

At the table with: Peter Doyle

Peter Doyle is the executive head chef of two-hatted est. restaurant in Sydney and has grown to become one of the country’s industry legends. He has been awarded several accolades for his French-influenced cooking, including a Sydney Morning Herald Professional Excellence Award in 2004 and 2011. Who is your inspiration? Fellow chefs, seasonal produces, and anyone who has written a good cook book What’s currently … Continue reading At the table with: Peter Doyle

Luca Ciano sauces up Italian cooking for the home

Luca Ciano sauces up Italian cooking for the home

It’s almost undeniable learning how to cook is in the Italian blood, and Luca Ciano is no exception to that. Born and raised in Milan, Italy, Ciano started cooking with his mum and nonna at the age of eight. This triggered the start of Ciano’s years of hard work in highly regarded kitchens including two Michelin star restaurant Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia in Milan, … Continue reading Luca Ciano sauces up Italian cooking for the home