Kumar Pereira: Behind The Scenes on Masterchef 4
Chefs / Illustrators

Kumar Pereira: Behind The Scenes on Masterchef 4

50 to 1: Those are the odds that a contestant will become Australia’s next Masterchef. As the season marches relentlessly on, the odds improve but the standards get tougher, the challenges increasingly impossible. The weak (or often the merely unlucky) are ruthlessly weeded out; amateur pastry chefs and makers of homemade pasta begin to disappear … Continue reading

Delon Weerasinghe: A Carnivore in the Kitchen
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Delon Weerasinghe: A Carnivore in the Kitchen

For Delon Weerasinghe, going grocery shopping is not unlike setting out on a treasure hunt. Many of the ingredients he keeps in his small pantry aren’t easily available and an adventurous spirit is a prerequisite for cooking with them. What comes out of his kitchen is, as a result, rather unusual – like the lotus … Continue reading

Bloggers / Chefs / Entreprenuers

S.H Fernando: A Celebrity Chef in the Making

S.H. Fernando – Skiz to his friends – has spent years quietly amassing a following on his blog and youtube channel. Online at http://www.riceandcurry.wordpress.com, he serves up an eclectic mix of reviews and recipes. On youtube, this amateur cook stars in the self-produced series ‘Pan Asian’ where he dishes up some of his favourite recipes … Continue reading

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Josceline Dimbleby: Serving Up British Cuisine with a Twist

Josceline Dimbleby’s culinary lexicon has only expanded with her travels. In India, she fell in love with the delicacy of Gujarat’s Jain influenced vegetarian dishes and in Turkey it was Tavuk Gogsu, that famous, tender dessert made with milk and chicken’s breast; in Morocco, it was pigeon pie Bastilla that made her mouth water and … Continue reading