Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s some answers to common questions.
If you have something else you’d like to ask, please get in touch via the contact page.

What’s this website all about?
James placing rosemary on a turkey that is coated in butter in preparation for roasting

Hi, I’m James! 👋

Welcome to Southside Kitchen, my little food blog where I share my recipes and culinary adventures with the world.

I’m not a professional chef, photographer or writer, but I have fun experimenting, learning and sharing content along the way. If you have any feedback, I’d love to hear from you.

If you’d like to learn more, please visit my About page.

May I download your recipes?

Of course! You may print or download recipe contents to a local hard disk for your personal and non-commercial use only.

You may copy some extracts only to individual third parties for their personal use, and only if you acknowledge Southside Kitchen as the source of the material.

For more details, check the Copyright Notice.

How do I convert metric measurements?

Good question. There’s so many different scales of units in use around the world that it quickly gets confusing. Southside Kitchen recipes are consistently written using Australian standard metric units of measurement.

If you need help with converting, check out the Unit Conversions page.

How can I scale a recipe to make a different quantity?

If you’re like me you’re always trying to change the scale of a recipe you find online. Maybe you’ve got two extra people coming for dinner, or you just want dinner for one. To solve this problem all the recipes on Southside Kitchen can be automatically scaled.

Screenshot of recipe serving

Just go to the ‘serves’ section at the top of the recipe and select the serving size. You’ll then be able to drag a slider to adjust to whatever quantity you need.

The recipe will automatically update everything for you!

How can I be notified about new recipes?

Sign up to my email newsletter or follow @sthsidekitchen on social media.

Share your creations using the hashtag #sthsidekitchen and I’ll be notified of your posts.

Where can I ask a question about a recipe?

If you’ve got a question about a specific recipe leave a comment on the recipe’s page or get in touch via email using the Contact page.

I aim to respond to all comments as quickly as I can.

May I use one of your photos?

I’m so happy you like my photos. Generally I don’t mind if you use one of my photos as long as you attribute Southside Kitchen as the source and include a link back to https://southsidekitchen.com. If the content comes from a specific recipe or post, also include a separate link to that post.

For example: “Limoncello by Southside Kitchen

Please read the full Copyright Notice to learn more.

How do you protect my privacy?

I’m glad you think this is important. I value my privacy, so your privacy is just as important to me too. Southside Kitchen will never deal in your personal information.

Additionally, unlike 85% of websites, I don’t use Google Analytics to track you. Instead I choose Fathom Analytics which only aggregates truly anonymous usage statistics.

Please visit the Privacy page for more details.

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