Forty-three ingredients, eighty-six recipes and two of
Australia's best-loved chefs trading skills and comparing talents.
Go behind the scenes and into the kitchens of George Calombaris and Gary Mehigan. Discover their favourite ingredients – from saffron to salmon – and the art of pulling together unforgettable dishes. Learn the techniques of two consummate professionals and MasterChef Australia judges: the art of making a great souffle, melt-in-the-mouth ravioli and the perfect panna cotta. Then join the boys at home as they reveal the simple pleasures of family favourites given a restaurant renovation, such as hearty braised beef and chocolate mousse.
Inspiring, instructive and loads of fun, Your Place or Mine? celebrates good produce, great cooking and a legendary kitchen friendship.
About The Authors
George Calombaris was voted one of the 'Top 40 Chefs of Influence in the World' in 2004 by The Global Food and Wine Magazine and he has since continued to live up to this acclaim. George owns three restaurants in Melbourne and one in Mykonos, Greece. In 2008 The Age Good Food Guide awarded his Melbourne restaurant The Press Club 'Best New Restaurant' and George 'Chef of the Year'. George is author of the cookbooks Greek Cookery from the Hellenic Heart and The Press Club: Modern Greek Cookery, and co-author of the upcoming Your Place or Mine. He is also a judge on the top-rating television series MasterChef Australia.
Gary Mehigan is an award-winning Melbourne-based restaurateur with two decades of experience as a chef. He started his career in London, then moved to Melbourne in 1991, where he worked in a number of prominent restaurants such as Browns, Burnham Beeches Country House and Hotel Sofitel. He opened Fenix, in 2000, followed by The Maribyrnong Boathouse, in 2005. Gary is also author of the cookbook Comfort Food, co-author of the upcoming Your Place or Mine, and is known across Australia as one of the MasterChef judges
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 2nd July 2012
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 24.8 x 2.1
Weight (kg): 27.6
Edition Number: 1