We are three sisters (Jessie, Maxie & Georgie) who like to cook, entertain and hang out together.

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Jessica Thompson

CURRENTLY LIVING
Melbourne, Australia

FAVOURITE PLACE TO EAT
On the deck at our parents’ house, from the table they made together. Or the bar seat in a restaurant.

SIGNATURE DISH
Japanese breakfast

DINNER PARTY GUEST
Stephen Fry, Eddie Huang

I WISH I LIKE BUT I DON’T
Going out for breakfast. And I’m not very adventurous with meat

FOOD PEEVE
Food waste and a lack of consciousness

MEMORABLE FOOD MOMENT
Paella cooked on an open fire on the beach with freshly caught fish

INGREDIENT ALWAYS IN MY CUPBOARD
Olive oil, salt, nuts, olives, assortment of seaweed varieties

FAVOURITE KITCHEN UTENSIL
Knives so sharp you can recreate the sword and scarf scene from The Bodyguard

MUSIC TO COOK BY
Depends on the day and dish, but mostly jazz, soul, rap and radio programs

MY LAST MEAL IN EARTH WOULD BE
Crusty bread and butter. Or a Ploughman’s platter

 

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Maxine Thompson

CURRENTLY LIVING
London, UK

FAVOURITE PLACE TO EAT
At home in Woombye on the deck at sunset with my family

SIGNATURE DISH
Soy-marinated rare beef with oyster mayonnaise

DINNER PARTY GUEST
Roisin Murphy

I WISH I LIKE BUT I DON’T
Uni

FOOD PEEVE
Fruit and chocolate together

MEMORABLE FOOD MOMENT
Diving, shucking and cooking fresh abalone on the beach in Tasmania. Sea to stomach in 15 minutes

INGREDIENT ALWAYS IN MY CUPBOARD
Tahini

FAVOURITE KITCHEN UTENSIL
Microplane

MUSIC TO COOK BY
My best friend used to play the cello while I cooked us dinner, I wish that she could be there every time I cooked!

MY LAST MEAL IN EARTH WOULD BE
Champagne

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Georgia Thompson

CURRENTLY LIVING
London, UK

FAVOURITE PLACE TO EAT
Home at mum and dad’s or just outside in the sun

SIGNATURE DISH
Moules Frites

DINNER PARTY GUEST
Mulder and Scully

I WISH I LIKE BUT I DON’T
Ripe papaya

FOOD PEEVE
Dry sandwiches

MEMORABLE FOOD MOMENT
Shark flesh fermented in the ground in Iceland

INGREDIENT ALWAYS IN MY CUPBOARD
Natural yoghurt (fridge)

FAVOURITE KITCHEN UTENSIL
Japanese mandolin

MUSIC TO COOK BY
Bossa Nova

MY LAST MEAL IN EARTH WOULD BE
Big bowl of spaghetti