A lot of Thai and Chicken with Cashew Nut

Posted May 18th, 2013 by & filed under Food, Travel.

As I type this, Chef Yui is in America teaching other chefs how to cook Thai food. She has been a judge on The…

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Ballet at the Bahrain National Theatre

Posted January 12th, 2013 by & filed under Life, Travel.

It’s been nearly two months since I first caught a glimpse of the new Bahrain National Theatre and I am still…

Gingerbread Balls

I’m back…with Gingerbread Balls!

Posted December 8th, 2012 by & filed under Food.

I know, I know. It’s been a while. A long while. I’m embarrassed to admit how long. I’ve had to commit more of my time…

Beetroot, Walnut & Goats' Cheese Salad

Port Phillip Estate and Beetroot, Walnut & Goats’ Cheese Salad

Posted September 9th, 2012 by & filed under Food, Travel.

After supplying you with a string of sweet temptations, I thought it was about time I shared a savoury recipe with you…

Mini Gooseberry Meringue Pies

Mini Gooseberry Meringue Pies

Posted August 27th, 2012 by & filed under Food.

This recipe started out as an experiment and up until the very last minute I thought it had failed. For a few months now…

Lychee, Raspberry & Elderflower Ice Lollies

Lychee, Raspberry & Elderflower Ice Lollies

Posted August 16th, 2012 by & filed under Food, Life.

I was going to call these icy poles as that’s what we used to call them back in Australia…

Chocolate, Fruit & Nut Thins

Chocolate, Fruit & Nut Thins

Posted July 23rd, 2012 by & filed under Food.

As I sit here and type this from the sandy shores of Koh Samui, I feel a million miles away from the other sandy shores…

Kangaroo Island: A Culinary Journey (Part 2)

Kangaroo Island: A Culinary Journey (Part 2)

Posted July 7th, 2012 by & filed under Food, Travel.

Before I induce a severe state of hunger by continuing my account of an unforgettable trip to the Kangaroo Island Seafood…

Paleo Cherry Pie

Paleo Cherry, Almond & Coconut Pie

Posted June 25th, 2012 by & filed under Food.

I started thinking about ideas for this month’s “Sweet As Pie” Sweet Adventures Blog Hop right about the time I offered…

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island: A Culinary Journey (Part 1)

Posted June 21st, 2012 by & filed under Food, Travel.

A few weeks before my recent trip to Australia, my Mum sent me an email saying that a friend had invited her…

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Lunch at The Farm

Posted June 9th, 2012 by .

Tucked away among the 34 themed gardens and 16.4km of naturally landscaped lakes...
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A Day at the Prahran Market

Posted May 29th, 2012 by .

I love that a simple unexpected encounter or conversation can turn a good day into a great day. When I arrived at the...
Beach Huts on the Mornington Peninsula

A Preview of my Trip Down Under

Posted May 20th, 2012 by .

“Australia is a pretty special food place…Melbourne, within Australia…is also super special” These words are taken from...

Hot Cross Buns

Posted April 2nd, 2012 by .

I wish I could say that the sun is shining and the birds are singing heralding the arrival of spring but sadly, although...
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Um Ali

Posted March 21st, 2012 by .

When this month’s theme for the Sweet Adventures Blog Hop was revealed as being “Layer upon Layer”...