Hamburgers from scratch

I'm testing out the New York Times' Hamburger Bun recipe for my homemade burgers. Here I show you the step by step process from making your brioche buns to cooking your burger patties to perfection. Bon apple tea ! Music by the talented E.L. Mahon.

Roasted Loin of Pork with Crackling

G'day friends, I'm kicking off the week with a freaking delicious recipe for a roasted loin of pork... crackling, gravy and all! This technique can be used for a rolled pork, or even a cheek, shoulder, or belly. The most important thing is that you find a good piece of pork from your local butcher…

Tomates Farcies

Recipe specially developed by Lauren, for the tastiest roasting possible.

Tom Saap Gai

This week on Goodness in the Everyday, I've invited my cousin p'Aoey into the kitchen to show me how to make her version of the North Eastern Thai chicken soup, 'Tom Saap Gai'. I've specially asked her to come because she has started to make a range of super fresh, homemade Thai dipping sauces that…

RAGU ALLA BOLOGNESE.

In this three part series of Goodness in The Everyday, Lauren breaks down the humble lasagne into three easy steps. This instalment focuses on making a really killer Ragu alla Bolognese, a very versatile beef and tomato sauce that is perfect for pastas, sloppy Joes, and even shepherd\'s pie.

COCKTAILS WITH PONYTAIL EPISODE 3

Usually on the “regular” side of the bar like the rest of us, Lauren hops behind it to learn how to make a good Gin & Tonic. The simple classic, she soon realizes, is not as easy as one thinks. Venturing all the way to the infamous gin bar Teens of Thailand, Lauren aims to learn from the pros. With a little help from co-owner Niks Anuman, Lauren is now behind the bar as they create their own twists on the classic G&T.

SUPER CRISPY SCHNITZEL.

Knowing how to crumb meat or veg to shallow fry, is what I would consider an essential piece of knowledge that any cook should k...

SPICED SPELT AND ZUCCHINI CAKE.

It’s zucchini season and we’ve got zucchinis coming out of our ears at the Ponytail kitchen garden! To celebrate this ultra versatile vegetable, we decided to make our special spiced spelt and zucchini cake.

THE PERFECT STEAK.

This week on Goodness in the Everyday, Lauren invites her buddy Nigel Cabourn onto the show to teach him how to nail the perfect steak.

COCKTAILS WITH PONYTAIL: STUDIO LAM

Known for its iconic performances, events, and live acts, Studio Lam is somewhat of an institution when it comes to music, specifically luk thung and molam music, as some of the co-owners are members of the Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band. Studio Lam actually specializes in many things Thai, including being the place to go to for cocktails with Thai moonshine, ya-dong.

PLUM AND CARDAMOM JAM.

On this week’s instalment of ’Goodness in the Everyday’, we’re throwing a jam sesh and Lauren’s got you covered.