Jane Holroyd

Jane Holroyd

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Jane Holroyd is a writer and producer for goodfood.com.au

Sugar alternatives: are some sugars better than others?

Colourful lollipop.

Is there any merit in binning your white sugar and stocking your pantry with agave syrup, coconut sugar and other trendy (but expensive) ingredients?

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Oct 20 09:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Moroccan Soup Bar Deli-cacy, Brunswick East

Small bites available to-go from Moroccan Soup Bar Deli-cacy, Lygon Street Brunswick East.

It's been a long time coming, but the Moroccan Soup Bar's Brunswick East offshoot, Deli-cacy, is almost ready to open.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Oct 12 10:30:00 EST 2015

Neil Perry to open five new Burger Projects in Melbourne, Sydney

Conquering the world, one hand-shaped beef pattie at a time.

Celebrity chef Neil Perry has finally revealed plans to open three of his "pure patty" Burger Project outlets Melbourne.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Jul 29 09:44:25 EST 2015

Nutella shortage sparked by Melbourne doughnut craze

The nutella  doughnut at  Jimmy's Place.

Melbourne's Nutella doughnut craze has led to supplies of the chocolate-hazelnut spread drying up.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Jul 27 13:59:04 EST 2015

Food on your mind? Try this Melbourne milliner's menu on for size

Phil Ferguson's pizza hat.

By day, he serves burgers. By night, he knits them.

Food News | Marissa Calligeros and Jane Holroyd | Thu Jun 04 10:42:01 EST 2015

Quay, Sepia and Brae make it on to World's 50 Best list

Quay's Peter Gilmore's dish of smoked and confit pig jowl with roasted kogi and shiitake, kombu, sea scallop and sesame.

There were more than the usual number of bottles of bubbly being popped at some of Australia's most lauded restaurants last night with news trickling through from Europe that Sepia in Sydney and Brae...

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed May 27 06:34:27 EST 2015

Australia's top 100 restaurants revealed

Sepia has been named Australia's flagship dining experience.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon May 18 23:30:00 EST 2015

Chefs' picks: Australia's top 100 restaurants for 2015 revealed


Which restaurants do Australian chefs think are the best in the land?

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon May 18 20:19:00 EST 2015

Moroccan Soup Bar owner to open second venue in Melbourne

Moroccan Soup Bar's legendary chickpea-yoghurt bake.

Moroccan Soup Bar owner Hana Assafiri is opening a second Melbourne business and is working on a book that will feature some of MSB's most-beloved vegetarian dishes.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon May 11 06:50:00 EST 2015

Crochet food hats make artist Chiliphilly an Instagram sensation

Phil Ferguson, aka @chiliphilly and his peperoni pizza hat.

Melbourne resident Phil Ferguson has racked up 18,000 Instagram followers thanks to his weekly posts of crochet creations that resemble our favourite foodie crushes.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Apr 01 07:50:29 EST 2015

Philippa Sibley's Prix Fixe ticketed restaurant to close

The CBD's Prix Fixe is closing at the end of March.

In news certain to sadden many Melbourne foodies, the Philippa Sibley-helmed Prix Fixe set-menu restaurant in the CBD will serve its last meal at the end of March.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Mar 09 11:10:13 EST 2015

Honey-on-tap beehive a crowd-funding success for father and son team

The Andersons and their Flow beekeeping system.

It took only 10 minutes for a father and son duo from NSW to hit the crowd-funding target for their ingenious backyard beehive.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Feb 23 12:46:15 EST 2015

Noma Tokyo pop-up restaurant sells tableware and furnishings online

One of the bowls available from Noma Tokyo's online fire-sale (food not included!).

If you're unlikely to visit Danish restaurant Noma, here's your chance to dine Noma-style at home.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Feb 17 07:02:26 EST 2015

Diners head online to offload Fat Duck Melbourne tickets

Popular chef: Fans are onselling tickets to Heston Blumenthal's temporary  restaurant in Melbourne.

Auction websites have been asked to remove tickets to Heston Blumenthal's temporary restaurant.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Jan 13 07:43:50 EST 2015

Just Open: Sun Moth Canteen and Bar, Melbourne

 377 Lonsdale Street, the entrance is off Niagara Lane, in the block bordered by Little Bourke, Lonsdale Streets, Elizabeth and Queen streets.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Dec 17 13:59:11 EST 2014

Rice a culprit in many food poisoning incidents

Cooked rice dishes should be kept in the fridge.

That rice salad or reheated pad Thai may look innocent but health authorities warn many cases of food-borne illness could be caused by cooked rice that has been left out of the refrigerator.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Nov 19 12:24:23 EST 2014

Fat Duck Melbourne ballot entrants learn their fate

Heston Blumenthal

It was good news for about 14,000 fans of Heston Blumenthal and bad news for a whole lot more as the ballot results were revealed yesterday.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Nov 11 09:20:44 EST 2014

Chefs weigh in on Napthine plan to ban commercial fishing in Port Phillip Bay

Grilled flounder at Bacash.

Chefs have expressed concern about the price and availability of some local fish if a commerical net fishing ban is implemented.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Thu Nov 06 14:30:52 EST 2014

Heston Blumenthal announces ballot system for The Fat Duck reservations

Fat Duck, owner Blumenthal.

Heston Blumenthal fans will have to go into an online ballot for the chance to experience his famous Fat Duck menu in Australia.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Sep 17 09:46:52 EST 2014

Good Food road-test: the raw diet

Seon Joo of Yong Green Food in Fitzroy with her vegetarian dish Raw curry noodle soup.

The premise? Ingredients should be eaten in their natural state and not heated to anything above 42-45C to preserve their maximum nutritional value.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Sep 15 18:14:31 EST 2014