Alex Elliott-Howery and Jaimee Edwards from Cornersmith are the featured Chefs of the Month (COTM) for February at Two Good Co.

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Cornersmith, a family-owned enterprise, was established to foster community through ethical food choices, education, and sustainable business practices. Over the past 14 years, the dynamic duo of Cornersmith, Alex Elliott-Howery (owner) and Jaimee Edwards (Cooking School coordinator), have dedicated themselves to imparting traditional cooking skills. Through their cooking school, three cookbooks, and the popular Annandale cafe in Sydney’s Inner West, they have become known as the Cornersmith duo.

Two Good Co. Cornersmith cake

United by their passion for food, cooking, and a shared commitment to minimizing food waste, Alex and Jaimee have crafted recipes with a focus on locally sourced, seasonal produce to reduce waste. This ethos has influenced the menu they’ve curated for Two Good. The belief that sharing food is an expression of love and care, and that kitchens are spaces for enrichment, activism, and positive change, aligns with the values held by Two Good. It is these shared values that make Alex and Jaimee the ideal fit for Two Good’s Chef of the Month program.

Alex and Jaimee’s menu for Two Good includes a Panzanella Salad; Creamed Jalapeno Sweetcorn & Cheese Toastie with Chilli Jam; and Pineapple & Coconut Cake with Lime Drizzle, available throughout February: 

  • Panzanella Salad – this is the perfect recipe to make the most of leftover bread (one of the most wasted foods in Australia). Panzanella is a classic example of resourceful and seasonal cooking and this one is a celebration of summer’s harvest: tomatoes and roasted capsicum, with the crunch of bread too good to throw away!
  • Creamed Jalapeno Sweetcorn & Cheese Toastie with Chilli Jam – corn is one of summer’s gifts and this toastie is pure sunshine. Creamy and decadent with a hint of heat. 
  • Pineapple & Coconut Cake with Lime Drizzle – this gluten-free treat does not compromise on flavour or texture. It also uses a whole pineapple, so there’s no waste. 

The February COTM menu by Cornersmith’s Alex and Jaimee will be available from Thursday 1st February at Two Good’s cafe located at 262 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst, or online.