The Foodie Experience by Cook In and Food And Puns


This August, Cook In will be bringing to you the ULTIMATE FOODIE EXPERIENCE… Together with culinary buddy Food and Puns, an intimate Winter dining experience will be presented in a chic Carlton apartment location paired with a menu of beautifully home-cooked food to match. Brought to you by Tish Tambakau from Cook In and Juan… 

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My experience at Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck Melbourne – The Lowdown on the Menu, Photos and Dish Reviews

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My admiration for Heston Blumenthal started when I first saw him on TV and was introduced to his unique approach to food. Heston is seen as one of the pioneers of Molecular Gastronomy, which is described as an application of scientific principles to the understanding and development of food preparation. Some of you may ask, cooking is essentially a… 

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The Launch of Isobar’s Cook In – Duck Fat Toastie Day

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I spent some time over the Christmas break digging deep into the crux of what Cook In means to me. The inception of this blog started with an idea to create a hub where I could share all this knowledge in my head that I’ve picked up through the course of learning how to cook. It was also… 

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Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe


Everyone loves a good chocolate cake and this one in particular is a new recipe that I am adding to my ‘favourites’ list. Chocolate mud cake is one of those things that can easily go either way – is it too sweet? is it too dense? is it too rich that I can’t take more… 

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Quick and Easy Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe (No cream included)

Quick and Easy Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe (No cream included)

Chicken pot pie is one of those dishes that reminds me of home. Not only because it’s comfort food but it also brings me back to my memories of a childhood when my mum brought us to Dome restaurant to devour in delicious pot pies. But this recipe in particular is inspired by What’s in my fridge? 

Thai Noodle Salad with Grilled Lemongrass and Ginger Prawns Recipe


One of my favourite South East Asian dishes to eat on a hot boiling day is a cooling noodle salad – Light, tangy and flavourful. This recipe transports me back to home, where both Malaysian and Thailand influences are shared in the one dish. Imagine sitting on deck chairs, by a beach somewhere, your cold… 

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5 Kind Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe


Everyone loves a good stir fry! And this recipe is healthy, simple and packs some really nice flavours – one that takes me back to being in Asia eating homestyle cooking by mum or grandma. For the first ever Cook In ‘Cooking Class’ last night, I added this to the menu as it’s something you can… 

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Seafood (Crispy Fish, Calamari, Prawns) and Vegetable Malaysian Stir Fry


There’s something about the stir-fry that seems to daunt a lot of people. It’s something that’s ingrained in my body and presented in my culture for generations, so perhaps I’m being a little oblivious to those who haven’t had the same upbringing! To me though, stir fry is all about the large wok-fire and the… 

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