Recipes from the Illawarra's tastemakers

The culinary talents behind some of the region's most popular eateries open up their kitchens - and cookbooks - for the Mercury.

Wollongong Chifley's executive chef Peter Washbourne

Lagoon Restaurant head chef Emmanuel Efstethiates

Amigos Mexican Restaurant head chef Cinthia Flores

RECIPE Pollo al Huerto

Relish on Addison owner and chef Tom Laws

German Club Wollongong chef Lucy Steele  

RECIPE Eisbein (A pork knuckle covered by a thick layer of fat, the eisbein is a tender and aromatic German dish which needs to cook for a long time before it's ready to be enjoyed.) 

Jimmy Callaway of The Little Prince on Globe Lane

Le Fowler of Hanoi on Manning in Kiama and Wollongong

Panorama House head chef Ante Spralja