Editor's Note

We celebrate the riot of colour and outrageous choreography of Bollywood with our spread of Mumbai street food on. Greeks are also known for their love of dancing, and while chef David Tsirekas didn’t show us his moves, he has shared some recipes from his Sydney restaurant Xanthi – famous for its pork belly baklava and ouzo trolley. After Peter Kuruvita visited the Cook Islands for his new SBS series Island Feast, we decided we needed to take a look, too.

Alix Davis

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Features in this issue

Cinnamon was one of the earliest spices to have been traded between ancient civilisations. Its sweet aroma continues to fill kitchens around the world today,...
When I came to Australia in 1971 at the age of 28, I had no recipes written down, so I had to remember the flavours of my favourite Chilean dishes and try to re...

Ingredient 101: Duck eggs

While duck eggs have long been considered a delicacy in many cultures and cuisines around the world, particularly throughout Asia, they are largely overshadowed...

Essay: Simon Tedeschi

For this celebrated concert pianist, the Jewish food of his childhood was rich with far more than just calories. From the ritual feast of Passover to the high...

Homegrown: Red Feather Inn

This beautiful Tasmanian inn boasts gourmet food, luxury lodgings and a chance to master a few traditional culinary techniques – from butchery to baking – at its...

Global roaming: Champagne

In France’s eponymous wine region, even babies start life with a little fizz on their lips. Carli Ratcliff ventures into the charming towns and historic cellars,...

Relish

These Portuguese custard tarts are made using duck egg yolks, and ready-made pastry that is spiced with sugar and cinnamon. They are best eaten on the day they...
This recipe for Thai style deep-fried fish is a stunning dish for a shared banquet. The crunch of the crispy skin is a wonderful contrast to the delicate flesh of...
Kale has become quite popular in recent times, and developed a healthy food reputation. It is available in most large supermarkets. Here, kale and chorizo are...
This satisfying Greek soup, with beef meatballs and rice, is comfort easy comfort food. With dill and lemon, the ingredients in this recipe are deliciously...
This Brazilian seafood soup recipe is a great way to spice up fish. It's a simple stew with a base of tomato, onion, garlic and capsicum, with the addition of...