Chef Kitty Morse’s Recipe for Pebre, A Chilean Tradition

On her recent trip to Chile, our good friend, Chef Kitty Morse wrote to us of her                 discovery of  “Pebre”.  “Pebre” appeared as part of every lunch and dinner.  It is similar to Mexico’s “Pico de Gallo”.  Chileans … Continue reading

Messina Gelato

If I told you that I had a treat of zabaglione with strawberries mascerated in Marsala wine, would you think that it was a gelato flavor?  Or how about Pannacotta with fig jam & amaretti biscuit or tiramisu?  Well, they’re … Continue reading

Beer at the Old Fitzroy, Sydney

Also in Woolloomooloo, you’ll find the Old Fitzroy Hotel, boasting Australia’s only pub theater.  Loved by the Aussie’s, the Old Fitz has been around for 100 years.  It’s so packed in the evenings that the bar puts chairs on the … Continue reading

Tiger Pies from Harry’s Cafe de Wheels in Sydney

Harry’s Cafe de Wheels in Woolloomooloo has been a Sydney icon for years.  It started out as a humble pie cart in 1945 and has been frequented by hundreds of celebrities from Frank Sinatra to Russell Crowe (who lives on … Continue reading

Lunch at Sydney’s Fish Market & a Recipe

Time for lunch at the Sydney Fish Market…oysters were smaller and briny but delicious; shrimp were sweet.  The fish was similar to cod. No one touched the fries – why would you?       And then it was time … Continue reading

Moreton Bay Bugs and other Sea Creatures at the Sydney Fish Market

These pacific crabs were huge – and we’re sure they are quite delicious. Although in Australian dollars (1.34 AUS=1 USD), the price of most seafood was high.  How about the lobster at $129.99 (or about $96 US).       … Continue reading

Rock Lobsters and Octopus at the Sydney Fish Market

Check out these Western Australia Rock Lobsters.  These lobsters are different from the ones we have on Cape Cod -  Western Australian Lobsters are spiny,  have no claws,  have a harder shell and have very large antenna. And here the … Continue reading