Snap Scene: Saliva – Max Watts Melbourne 15-Feb-2018

February 22, 2018 Paul Miles

American hard rockers Saliva played Max Watt’s in Melbourne on Thursday 15 February 2018 on their first-ever Australian Tour. Formed in Memphis, Tennessee late in 1996, Saliva has gone on to release ten studio albums, picking up a Grammy nomination for Best Hard Rock Performance along the way, during their most commercially successful period in 2002. […]

Recipe Scene: Sticky Caramel Chicken Rice Paper Rolls

February 21, 2018 Kate Delbridge

Rice paper rolls don’t really need a recipe – veggies, noodles, meat, whatever, wrapped in rice paper. However this chicken recipe is great, and adds extra depth to rice paper rolls. The veggies I’ve listed are of course just a suggestion, use whatever you have to hand. I tend not to put noodles into my rolls, but if you like you can cook up a pot of thread noodles and add them to the mix. Regarding herbs, any combination of Vietnamese mint, coriander or regular mint works really well. If you’re pressed for time and can’t make the sticky caramel mix you can just poach or pan fry the chicken thighs, or just use a BBQ chook. […]

Snap Scene: Adelaide’s First Cocktail Festival – The Espresso Martini

February 19, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

The Espresso Martini – blame Dick Bradsell! Created in the late 1980s Soho, London. A model asked for something that would, “wake me up, and then f**k me up.” (some speculate the model was Kate Moss, others Naomi Campbell, but Bradsell has never revealed her identity.) Dick admits that the cocktail’s invention happened out of circumstance and annoyance with the coffee machine being right next to his drink’s station… and because Vodka was all the rage in the 80’s. The cocktail got so popular that we enjoy versions in bars around the world. And now… there’s a FESTIVAL! […]

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