It's time to cook up a storm with the help of some of the central city's favourite restaurants and eateries. The chefs in the city centre don't want you missing out on their tasty dishes, so they have been sharing some of their much loved recipes for us to have a go at trying at home. See our list below for some inspiration for your next meal or sneaky dessert.


Al Brown


Image credit: Al Brown's Facebook page

Home baking is always comforting and delicious, especially when the recipe comes from Al Brown. Every week Chef Al Brown, owner of city centre favourites Depot Eatery and Oyster Bar, Federal Delicatessen and Best Ugly Bagels, will be sharing recipes on Facebook. Become one of Al Brown’s followers on his Facebook page to get the first of his shared recipes, Ginger Crunch and Marshmallow Caramel Muesli Slice!



Image credit: Miann Facebook page

Wanting to whip up some Hot Cross buns in the lead up to Easter? Miann has shared the perfect recipe that we can all try at home! Head to the Miann Fort Street Facebook page for all the details, they will also upload a video too to help you out in baking these tasty treats. 

Viaduct Harbour

The Viaduct Harbour Instagram page is filled with insights from a range of hospitality superstars from the area. Check their page regularly for recipe posts from restaurants such as SOUL and Saint Alice. The latest recipe? Irish Soda Bread from SOUL Bar & Bistro’s executive chef Gavin Doyle, yum!



Image credit: Revive Instagram 

This Chick Bread recipe from Revive is a great accompaniment to any meal and particularly curries and any tomato stews. Made from chickpea flour, this recipe is very tasty and vegetarian friendly. Check out the full recipe on Revive Instagram.

International cuisine



It’s been hard not being able to go to Mexico for a couple margaritas and tacos! But luckily for us, Mexico has just introduced “Mexico at home” where they are sharing a range of recipes so that you can enjoy the taste of Mexico from your own home. Get ready to have a Mexican fiesta night in the coming days!

Hello Beasty

Hello Beasty

Make our own Korean spiced BBQ chicken at home thanks to Hello BeastyThese skewers are super easy to make and really delicious. Check out Hello Beasty’s Instagram stories for some video tips and head over to their online journal for the full ingredients list and instructions on how to cook this mouthwatering recipe.

Cooking with kids



Image credit: Cassia Facebook page

Chef Sid Sahrawat from Cassia will be reactivating his "Hospobaby" Facebook and Instagram accounts for the next few weeks, where there will be a series of video led recipes to follow. Hospobaby is the place to go for recipes and ideas to get kids cooking, the videos will feature Chef Sid and eight year old Daughter Zoya (with cameo appearances from four year old son, Roan). 
Over the next few weeks, at mid day each Wednesday a new 'How to' video will be posted for you to follow at home. The menu looks delicious!
01 April: Sticky Master Stock Pork Ribs with Kimchi
08 April (Easter):  Baked beans, bacon and bagels + Feijoa Crumble with vanilla mascarpone
15 April: Balinese chicken with cucumber and mint salad
22 April: Mushroom and prosciutto pizza

Lessons, tips and tricks

The Grove

The Grove restaurant is bringing you The Grove at Home where their chefs and FOH staff will come to you in the comfort of your home and provide you an online content series of delicious meals. Here’s a preview of Andrea keeping busy by making sausage at home. Check The Grove Facebook page for more culinary lessons.


Sumthin Dumplin


Image credit: Sumthin Dumplin Instagram page

Just because we can't visit Sumthin Dumplin right now, doesn't mean we have to miss out on their mouthwatering dumplings. Thanks to the team at Sumthin Dumplin, you'll be able to make dumplings right in your very own kitchen! Head to their Instagram page to learn the art of making delicious Pork dumplings.

Last updated: 09 June 2020