As a cookbook collector it's is important to study quickly where to go for a fix when you move to a new city. It took me a few months, unfortunately for me, fortunately for my wallet, to discover Kinokuniya. It is a huuuuuge book store hidden on plain sight... on one of the busiest crossings of … Read More
As a perpetual expatriate, I find very difficult to know where to get the best ingredients in a place you just settled in. Usually the best deals, the coolest shops are not obvious, they are hidden behind the main roads and pretty hard to find. I decided to share with you what we call in French my "Bon Plans" or where I find the greatest spices, cereals, preserves, sauces, oils, vinegars, breads, cheeses, veggies and fruits, etc.
Muji was a hit in Paris when it opened decades ago. I used to love it, it was the perfect low budget place for the student I was and then the young professional I became. The "no brand" earthy colours strategy is quite unique and works very well. Muji Sydney has arrived in the Galeries, at … Read More
If you live in Sydney, this is a tip you'll thank me for, and forever! DIJON FOOD is a huge store, installed in a warehouse, which is a true Ali Baba cave. You will find absolutely everything you need to create the best meals... It ranges from speciality bread making, pastry ingredients, to … Read More