• Efendy, Meze Bar and Taste of Sydney with Somer Sivrioglu

    Efendy Restaurant | meze bar on Urbanspoon

    Recently I managed to win a free ticket to Taste of Sydney thanks to Efendy chef and owner, Somer Sivrioglu. At last year’s event, Efendy took out the inaugural Best in Taste award for their Ali Nazik, a traditionally-made kebab with veal backstrap, leg of lamb and lamb tail fat.

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  • In The Spotlight: Beef Cheeks + Recipe: Beef Cheeks Mole Poblano

    This week, I have been mostly eating beef cheeks.

    Like the humble lamb shank, and osso buco before that, beef cheeks have suddenly experienced a revival. They’ve leapt onto the plates of diners who are paying top dollar for what was once considered an offcut.

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