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Top 5 Winter Warmer Recipes


From Top 10 Beautiful Bookshelves and Our Favourite Art Walls, to a different kind of ROUNDUP – focused on food!  Cosy comfort food, to be specific.

Below you’ll find five hearty meals (with links to the recipes) from our archive that are sure to feel like a big warm hug as we brace for the three months of winter ahead!

7th June, 2017

Julia Busuttill Nishimura of Ostro‘s Ribollita. Handmade plates by Jessilla Rogers, Cutipol matte gold cutlery from Francalia and dot napkin from Gorman. Styling – Natalie Turnbull, Photo – Eve Wilson.

Michelle Schoeps of Love & Bones Broth‘s Dinner, featuring dauphinoise potatoes with fried onion, peas and mackerel is inspired by kitchen leftovers and pantry staples. Table linen by Bonnie and Neil, large plate and salad bowl by Shiko, Cutipol fork from Francalia, mug by Swedish designer Marianne Hallberg. Styling – Lucy Feagins, styling assistant – Nat Turnbull, Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files.

Another hearty one from Rohan Anderson, Patatas Bravas with Unnecessary Chorizo. Photo – Sean Fennessy, production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Nonna Corso’s Eggplant Parmigiana with souvenir tea towel brought back from the motherland, 35-year-old chopping board Lisa’s dad made in woodwork, and clay pot dish from Mediterranean Wholesalers in Brunswick. Recipe – Concetta Corso with Lisa Marie Corso. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins, styling assistant – Nat Turnbull.

Prepping and coating the eggplant, ready to fry then bake! Recipe – Concetta Corso with Lisa Marie Corso. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins, styling assistant – Nat Turnbull.

Passionate local foodie Rohan Anderson‘s Broadbean Risotto. Photo – Sean Fennessy, production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Lucy Feagins
Wednesday 7th June 2017

The mercury has dropped quickly this winter and Victoria’s ski fields have already enjoyed a dumping of snow… with this in mind we thought it appropriate to re-visit our top five warming winter recipes to carry us through the chilly nights ahead!

Here goes, in no particular order :

1. This outstanding Broadbean Risotto by Rohan Anderson, who I might mention was also our first EVER Tasty Tuesday contributor way back in 2012 !

2. Hearty Italian Ribollita by Julia Busuttill Nishimura (or as we like to call her, ‘Julia Ostro‘), perfectly complemented for our shoot with custom-made ceramics by Julia’s dear pal, Jessilla Rogers.

3. Michelle Schoeps of Love & Bones Broth‘s decadent Dauphinoise potatoes with fried onion, peas and mackerel, inspired by kitchen leftovers and pantry staples.

4. Another more-ish dish from the king of robust, wintery fare, Rohan Anderson – Patatas Bravas with Unnecessary Chorizo.

5. AND finally, Eggplant Parmigiana from none other than our former Managing Editor, the amazing Lisa Marie Corso and her Nonna, Concetta Corso!

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