ATOTB Kitchen Update: September Recipes

We’ve had a few crazy busy weeks of recipe development here at A Tale of Two Bougies Kitchen HQ. This past week has seen us committing to stepping outside our usual (very Asian-themed) box, and playing with flavours and techniques that are a little more unfamiliar and less frequently used in our kitchen. We’ve alsoContinue reading “ATOTB Kitchen Update: September Recipes”

AR-RIB-A! CRUNCHY SPICED CHICKEN RIBS + SMOKED PAPRIKA AIOLI

It’s nearing that time of year again, when sports are a thing. Like, there are televised finals and stuff. I guess sports are always a thing, but the only sportsgame i’m really familiar with is competitive eating. YEAH, SPORTS! Either way, these ribs are rib-ticklingly good while spectating or competitively participating, or even without any associationContinue reading “AR-RIB-A! CRUNCHY SPICED CHICKEN RIBS + SMOKED PAPRIKA AIOLI”

Pandan Chiffon Cake + Kaya (Coconut Jam) Lamingtons

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Photography by Michael Allen Photography (@michael_allen_rodriguez). ‘STRAYA. MULTICULTURALISM. PARTY. CAKE. MULTICULTURAL PARTY CAKE. Chiffon cake recipe adapted from Poh Ling Yeow’s ‘Poh’s Kitchen’. Kaya Jam recipe adapted from Billy Law’s ‘A Table for Two’. Pandan Chiffon Cake + Kaya (Coconut Jam) Lamingtons Makes 25 For the Cake: 10 egg whitesContinue reading “Pandan Chiffon Cake + Kaya (Coconut Jam) Lamingtons”

Blue Jasmine: Blueberry + Jasmine Tea Creme Tart

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Photography by Michael Allen Photography (@michael_allen_rodriguez). It’s summer. As in, stupidly hot Melbourne summer. Last week was all rainy and humid, and this week we’re back to being all sunny and stifling. It’s disgusting and gross and the weather just really needs to make up it’s mind. The best thingContinue reading “Blue Jasmine: Blueberry + Jasmine Tea Creme Tart”

Breast Friends: Gochujang Poached Chicken, Kimchi Roasted Pears + Potatoes

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario),Melbourne. Chicken breast has a notorious reputation for being dry and overcooked, and even more so, poached chicken breast gives the image of gross dry, grey meat served with steamed frozen vegies. Double gross. This method of poaching the chicken at 68 degrees for 12 minutes results in super moist meat andContinue reading “Breast Friends: Gochujang Poached Chicken, Kimchi Roasted Pears + Potatoes”

Oats with the most: Vegan Lime + Coconut Oats, Green Tea + Ginger Poached Rhubarb, Cinnamon Sugar Radish Crisps

Posted by Dani Sunario (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. I know, I know. It’s been a while since our last post. Just for being patient and dedicated superfans of A Tale of Two Bougies, we’re rewarding you with three recipes. THREE. RECIPES. IN ONE POST. And they’re all vegan, free of gluten and lactose, and delicious. Aren’t weContinue reading “Oats with the most: Vegan Lime + Coconut Oats, Green Tea + Ginger Poached Rhubarb, Cinnamon Sugar Radish Crisps”

Jam Session: Raspberry, Balsamic + Pepper Jam with Baked Camembert

Posted by Claire (@bearclairepear) and Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. This is probably the quickest and most delicious jam you’ll ever make in your life. Make this once, and you’ll never look at your life the same again. The tartness of the raspberries and balsamic cut through the oiliness of the baked camembert cheese, and the pepperContinue reading “Jam Session: Raspberry, Balsamic + Pepper Jam with Baked Camembert”

Korean Barbie: Spicy BBQ Ribs + Kimchi Potato Salad

Posted by Tiff (@tiffanyalisonha), Perth.  If there’s something I crave all the time, it’s a Korean barbie. No, not the svelte, impossibly proportioned dancing and singing machines you see on PopAsia on a Sunday morning – the edible kind! The kind where you get together with some mates, grill some deliciously marinated bits ofContinue reading “Korean Barbie: Spicy BBQ Ribs + Kimchi Potato Salad”

Peachy Keen: Monkfish Ceviche with Grilled Corn and Peach Salsa

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. After all of that Christmas feasting (I know, I know – I also discovered that there is a limit to how much pfeffernüsse you can consume in one sitting), food is probably the last thing you ever want to see. UNTIL YOU MEET THIS GUY. LOOK! SO PRETTY, SO HEALTHY,Continue reading “Peachy Keen: Monkfish Ceviche with Grilled Corn and Peach Salsa”

Edamame, is it Christmas yet? Sautéed Radishes and Edamame in Miso Butter

Posted by Dani (@dani_sunario), Melbourne. Instead of gifting you a couple of turtle doves on day two of our festive cooking week, we are bringing you a delicious vegetarian dish that isn’t necessarily traditional in Christmas flavour, but certainly vibrant enough in colour to rekindle the festive spirit. Better yet, this guy takes less thanContinue reading “Edamame, is it Christmas yet? Sautéed Radishes and Edamame in Miso Butter”