One of the hardest things for many chefs to do is nothing. “If the produce is good,” Frank always says, “Then don’t mess around with it. Let the natural flavours do all the talking.” It has been a great summer for our orchardists who have been able to produce some cracking good stone fruit, , […]
The sweet aroma of ripe tomatoes filled the room as we took this photo this morning. “Sometimes you get a hit of fruit, like green apples. Sometimes they can smell meaty,” says Chef Scott Stevenson from Movida in Hosier Lane. He is getting weekly deliveries of these heritage tomatoes with names like Black Russian, Green […]
It’s Australian Open time again and naturally we are barracking* for the likes of Nick Kyrgios and Sam Stosur. A few, and not unsubstantial, members of the Movida team had money on Rafael Nadal – he’s great, he’s photogenic and he’s Spanish. Enough said. While it’s adios to Rafael, Melbourne is still brimming with tennis […]
TAPA ANCHOA $4.50 each Hand-filleted Cantabrian Artisan Anchovy on Crouton with Smoked Tomato Sorbet CROQUETA $4.00 each Beetroot Croquette with Spiced Sheep’s Milk Yoghurt MEJILLONE $4.50 each Spring Bay Pickled Mussel with Whipped Cod Roe & Potato Roe CABALLA AHUMADA $6.50 each House Cold Smoked Spanish Mackerel with Pine Nut Gazpacho Sorbet CIGARILLO $5.50 each Braised Lamb Chillindron Read More
It’s an enduring expression of the city’s best… whose Spanish heritage only seems to make it more marvelously Melbourne.”
The Age Good Food Guide 2012
"Finally I have a fabulous Spanish eatery to recommend to people! Congratulations with what you have achieved in Sydney." Mr. Gerardo Bugallo, Consul General for Spain, Sydney.