"A singular blend of Thai and modern Australian food."—David Thompson, from his foreword
About the Author
was born in Germany and moved to Australia with his family as a young child. His interest in cooking began early, his greatest influence being his grandmother and her home-style cooking. He has worked in kitchens in Australia and overseas; it was at David Thompson's Darley Street Thai that he was first introduced to Asian-style cooking. He is head chef and co-owner of Longrain.Sam Christie
was born and raised in Sydney, and began his career at The Bayswater Brasserie, Kings Cross, as a cocktail barman while still in his teens. He has worked for Terence Conran at Quaglino's in London, and for Tetsuya Wakuda at Tetsuya's in Sydney. He is sommelier, maitre d' and co-owner of Longrain.