Author: Tanya Zouev

The Cookbook Archives: Fog City Press The Quick & Easy Book

Recipes by Fog City Press and Tanya Zouev. Photography and styling by Tanya Zouev. The pile of cookbooks in my loungeroom found in council hard rubbish clean-ups and charity shops is getting larger by the week. I just can’t resist picking cookbooks up when I see them in kerbside collections, and I definitely can’t walk past … Continue reading The Cookbook Archives: Fog City Press The Quick & Easy Book

Baked Figs With Rosewater Honeyed Yoghurt & Candied Walnuts

Recipe, photography and styling by Tanya Zouev. Today is February the 14th, Valentines Day, all over the world and there is a plethora of love themed recipes emerging all over the blogosphere and social networking sites, mostly in the shape of hearts and cupids. I shall do no such thing today I assure you. I … Continue reading Baked Figs With Rosewater Honeyed Yoghurt & Candied Walnuts

Smoked Salmon Dip With Horseradish & Dill

Recipe, photography & styling by Tanya Zouev. I’m a real chip and dip kinda gal, in fact it’s one of my downfalls. I attribute the old chip ‘n’ dip routine I love so dearly to the extra few kilos I carry on my butt. The urge to do so usually hits around 4pm, when I’m hungry … Continue reading Smoked Salmon Dip With Horseradish & Dill

Some Thoughts On Think Eat Save & A Spicy White Nectarine Chutney

Recipe, photography & styling by Tanya Zouev. It’s been a busy week of writing and blogging and for this post I collaborated with MamaBake, to discuss the global issue of food waste. Think Eat Save, a campaign to reduce global food waste was launched on January the 22nd by The United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) … Continue reading Some Thoughts On Think Eat Save & A Spicy White Nectarine Chutney

Borscht (Ukrainian Beetroot Soup)

Recipe by Julia Zouev. Photography and styling by Tanya Zouev. This story was originally put together for Lucy Leonardi who is a hugely talented Sydney photographer and who has a fabulous blog called Who Does The Dishes. Lucy came to my home recently to photograph my mother and I cooking borscht for her story, and me … Continue reading Borscht (Ukrainian Beetroot Soup)

Food Travels: The Byron Bay Farmers Markets

If there’s one place I love, it’s Byron Bay. Situated on the Northern Rivers in New South Wales it was love at first sight back in 2004 when I landed there on a hot and humid January day. I was determined to divide my time between lying on the beach, and eating, both activities which … Continue reading Food Travels: The Byron Bay Farmers Markets

A Tribute To Australia Day: Black Forest Pavlova With Espresso Cream

Recipe, photography and styling by Tanya Zouev. This weekend is Australia Day long-weekend. It’s been a weekend of celebrating with the quintessential Aussie barbie (BBQ), wearing the Australian flag printed on one’s t-shirt or bikini, screaming out “Aussie Aussie Aussie oi oi oi” (unfortunately) and eating lamingtons (very fortunately). For some however it’s eating pavlova, and … Continue reading A Tribute To Australia Day: Black Forest Pavlova With Espresso Cream

Fasulye (Turkish Green Bean & Tomato Stew)

Recipe by Ozlem Ennor. Photography and styling by Tanya Zouev. I have a wonderful friend named Ozi who is Turkish. We met at a local playcentre through our young sons, were bouncing all over one another on a jumping castle like young pups. Ozi rushed over to see if her rambunctious son was possibly (accidentally) … Continue reading Fasulye (Turkish Green Bean & Tomato Stew)

The Eastern European Table: A Tale Of Russian Zakouski & Poor Man’s Caviar

Recipes by Julia & Tanya Zouev. Photography and styling by Tanya Zouev. (Main pic: Spiced Carrot Salad, Cucumber & Radish Salad with Dill Sour Cream Dressing, Hard-Boiled Eggs with Salmon Roe & Green Onions, Boiled Baby Potatoes with Dill & Butter, Poor Man’s Caviar and Beetroot & Butter Bean Salad.) When I was a child … Continue reading The Eastern European Table: A Tale Of Russian Zakouski & Poor Man’s Caviar