Recently I took up residence in a tiny tiny bedsit just a stone’s throw from Darling Street in Sydney’s Balmain. With a kitchen measuring not more than one by two metres I initially didn’t envisage that I would be doing that much cooking, what with an abundance of dining options only minutes away. It hasn’t taken long to develop a list of treasured local spots, and I have an ever expanding list of places I would like to try. I should probably have guessed that having so much to inspire me would lead me straight back into the kitchen! Inspired by Rachel Khoo’s Little Paris Kitchen, I decided that there are no excuses not to cook and eat well regardless of your circumstances. Thus, I have been experimenting with some new dishes (and recreating some old favourites) in my own little Balmain Kitchen. As all good food is meant to be shared, I’ll be posting here about my culinary adventures in Balmain and surrounds. Maybe someday soon I’ll be ready to receive some visitors of my own..just have to acquire an extra chair or two for guests!

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