Interviews

Karen Martini Set to Inspire Crowds at Festivale

Inspiring Tasmanian Festivale guests to cook dishes from scratch at home is the focus for renowned Chef, author and television presenter Karen Martini. This year looms as an exciting challenge for Karen as she prepares to finish another cookbook, open a new restaurant in Melbourne and film the next series of My Kitchen Rules. But first, she is on centre stage at Festivale in Launceston this weekend, undertaking Cooking in the Park demonstrations and creating the menu for the famous Festivale Lunch at Stillwater.

Serving up an Ace at the Australian Open, we speak with Executive Chef Asif Mamun

Long considered the Family Slam of the world tennis circuit, this month’s Australian Open at Melbourne Park serves up more than just racquets and balls, kids. Those who decide to spend Australia Day courtside can choose from diverse dining options such as award-winning and internationally acclaimed restaurants Rockpool Dining Group and Nobu, through to local eateries like Mamasita Mexican and Biggie Smalls.

The Journey Uphill with Dan Hunter

Dan Hunter, is the household name any honest gourmand has on their radar. His restaurant Brae, named as one of the world’s top 50 restaurants, has been just as imperative to the sustainability movement as his own infectious advocacy for it.

Nero's New Year Hero: Chef Jayden Barker's Best Summer Recipe

As the New Year approaches, thoughts turn to the past 12 months and future resolutions – anything appears possible. For innovative, young, Gold Coast Chef, Jayden Barker, 2018 beckons as the continuation of a whirlwind fledgling career – in a short space of time he has gone from dish hand at a local tavern, to creator of head-turning dishes at Nero Dining in Broadbeach.