Recipes
apple galette recipe
Food & Drink

Sweet Apple Galette made simple

It might be the slow, comforting motion of peeling apples, sneaking a slice or two along the way, which entices you to this dessert. Or perhaps it’s knowing you’ve made your own dough from scratch that makes the first bite of apple galette so rewarding. This homemade recipe will entice both the kids and those who feel like a fruity treat post dinner or with a cup of tea of an afternoon. Video via Elephantine. more

Cafes
alcove cafe and deli, wilston
Food & Drink

Breakfast and providores at Alcove Cafe and Deli, Wilston

Weekends at Alcove Cafe and Deli in Wilston are bustling as the providore pocket holds a mini market of artisan produce. From ferns to flowers and succulents, plants are displayed in sweet jute sacks, while servings of pistachios, dukkah and cinnamon sticks are packaged neatly alongside fresh mushrooms and avocados. more

Bars
the scratch, milton
Food & Drink

The Street Photographer: The Scratch

Lurking beneath the shadow of the monumental Milton Brewery is craft beer dive The Scratch. A dimly lit den where high-end and low-key drinkers rub elbows, The Scratch serves independent craft beer from local and international boutique breweries. With no tap contracts in sight and rejecting brand loyalty, The Scratch’s taps and bottles are on constant rotation, meaning any well-tuned tastebud is kept ever captivated. Owners and beer-lovers Ben Nichols, Kieran Ryan and Patrick Shevlin are driven to inspire and educate visiting folk about the story of each beer, and encourage a serving of farmhouse cheese alongside your pint. Check out The Scratch on The Street Photographer. more

Recipes
beet cake tiger in a jar
Food & Drink

Watch: Tiger in A Jar’s Beet Cake

Flour is pulled from vintage drawers, dark chocolate is precisely snapped in half and sugar is delicately laid upon the bench in sweet teaspoon measurements. Encouraging people to slow down and enjoy each motion of baking – the way flour feels in your hands or the sound of eggs cracking – is this visual recipe for Beet Cake by Tiger in A Jar. The creation of couple Matt and Julie, Tiger in A Jar takes beautiful still and moving imagery. From food films for Kinfolk to jewellery for Etsy, to documentary project trailers, be inspired by the majestic world of Tiger in A Jar. more


Restaurants
dos amigos, taringa
Food & Drink

Find spicy Jalapeño Poppers at Dos Amigos, Taringa

With the ever-expanding number of food chains popping up around town, Mexican fever is on our minds. But before the Guzmans and the Tuckerias came to town, Dos Amigos was sitting up on a hill in Taringa serving up authentic Mexican meals to the burrito inclined. A forefather of Mexican cuisine in Brisbane, Dos Amigos has been frying beans and wrapping tortillas since 1987. more

Restaurants
beef cheeks brisbane
Food & Drink

Tuck into beef cheeks at Simpatico, Ortiga and The Survey Co.

Taking that first bite of a butter-soft, succulent beef cheek can change your palate forever, as the taste of the rich, sticky juices is implanted in your memory long after the plate has been wiped clean with a slab of bread. Requiring a decent investment of time to make – albeit a rewarding one – beef cheeks obtain their tenderness from being cooked very slowly, until they can be cut with the side of a spoon and scooped onto your plate with its precious juices. more

Recipes
strawberry tarts recipe
Food & Drink

Make Strawberry Tarts with Homemade Creme Patissiere

The sweet red forms of juicy strawberries have started to appear at farmers markets, bringing thoughts of making jams and summer smoothies to our minds. While there’s still a wintery chill in the air, try these strawberry tarts with homemade creme patissiere. Best served warm straight from the oven, the tarts' luscious custard and hot strawberries melt in your mouth, while the sugar-lined pastry surprises you with a hidden buttery sweetness. more

Cafes
Bean On Dean, Toowong
Food & Drink

The Street Photographer: Bean On Dean

Rustic wooden cafe tables sit atop vintage Singer sewing-machine bases, while herbs grow in the courtyard and vintage cotton spools are used as table numbers – welcome to the peaceful ambience of Bean On Dean in Toowong. It may be a busy breakfast nook of families, lady-date catch-ups and rolled-out-of-bed students, but Bean On Dean manages to pack a lot in while still keeping things spacious and restful. Inside, soft-glowing cage lighting contrasts the delicate jars of herbs and ferns, while the street-art wall mural and bright green La Marzocco machine serving creamy Campos lattes perks up visitors. Check out Bean On Dean on The Street Photographer. more

Recipes
how to make nut milk
Food & Drink

Watch: How to make nut milk

This how-to video by foodie goddess Sarah Britton of the blog My New Roots shows how you can turn any nut or seed into raw and wholesome milk. From walnuts and almonds to cashews and sunflower seeds, this video makes the steps seem simple and hassle free. Check out her blog for more raw, gluten-free, vegan and plain delicious one-of-a-kind recipes.   more

Restaurants
La Sala del Prado, QAG
Food & Drink

Indulge in authentic Spanish tapas at La Sala del Prado

Imagine you’re an artist in Spain, drinking freshly poured glasses of sangria in between painting canvases, while the delicate sound of flamenco guitar caresses your ears. The Sala Cafe in La Sala del Prado at the Queensland Art Gallery transports you to this dreamy landscape as you try your hand at life drawing and sample authentic cuisine from this colourful culture. more

Recipes
Eggs, avocado and homemade tomato relish recipe
Food & Drink

Morning Meal: Eggs, avocado and homemade tomato relish

Sometimes it's the simplest things in life that create the most happiness, like taking the time to make and enjoy breakfast at home. Usually we're rushing out the door to work, a slice of toast hanging from our mouths. But on weekends (and the less stressful weekdays), set aside time to prepare, cook, combine and eat a healthy meal of delicious flavours. We've crafted up this gem of a recipe that's more wholesome than than a bowl of cereal, but simple enough to not feel like a chore. Prepare the relish in advance and store in the fridge for use each morning. Eggs, avocado and relish – what more could you want? Well, maybe, a sprinkling of corn. more