Onwards and Upwards! We’re moving to Byron Bay :)

Onwards and Upwards! We’re moving to Byron Bay :)

ANNOUNCEMENT TIME!!   We’re moving! Thats right folks. After a whirlwind of massive life decision making efforts, We have been presented with an opportunity too great to pass up! We are almost (We still have to exchange!) the proud owners of a cute little “hole…

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Bali Bagus – cultural feasting on the island of the gods

Bali Bagus – cultural feasting on the island of the gods

Well, a lot of you may be aware that we are currently lapping up culture, customs and aromatic foods in Bali, Indonesia. After arriving a few weeks ago and having sunk back into a slower rhythm we can now begin to enjoy and understand the…

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Winter Warmers – Slow Cooked Beef Cheek Ragu

Winter Warmers – Slow Cooked Beef Cheek Ragu

Cosy fires, wooly socks, big southerly swells and an extra blanket on the bed are all indicators that the weather is turning and the seasons are changing for the cooler. Although here in Australia (unlike in Europe) we never truly experience that bitter unrelenting dark,…

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How much do you love your food? (Massaged Kale Salad)

How much do you love your food? (Massaged Kale Salad)

Yes! You read it right! This post is about massaging kale! I’m here to tell you that by showing your food some tender loving care you will not only makes it taste fantastic but will create a real connection with what you’re eating. OK, so…

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Autumnal Apples

Autumnal Apples

Cool crisp mornings with bright blue skies, changing trees and seas. This time of year is my favourite of all. Autumn brings with it all sorts of exciting changes in particular the produce thats available. The cooler air provides some relief from the stifling heat and…

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Wet weather Sunday afternoons and making pasta

It’s grey and miserable outside and sometimes this is one of my all time favourite things. Especially when the wet weather falls on a Sunday. Wet Sunday afternoon creations are often the most delicious of them all and this yummy Sunday did nothing to disappoint….

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“I want to make stuff!” (Chocolate Mud Cake with Lavender Cream & Hazelnut Praline)

“I want to make stuff!” (Chocolate Mud Cake with Lavender Cream & Hazelnut Praline)

There is a moment every so often in my week where I need to create. This has been present in me from childhood. I remember always needing to be “doing” something. I’m sure I drove my mother mad with this incessant want to be creating,…

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For the love of all things dairy

For the love of all things dairy

We’ve been making our own yoghurt now for a while. There’s something so immensely satisfying about creating your own jar of freshly cultured yoghurt. I’m not sure if its the fact that yoghurt is so ancient in it’s discovery as an alternative use for milk,…

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Green Tomato & White Nectarine Carpaccio & my first EVER blog!

Green Tomato & White Nectarine Carpaccio & my first EVER blog!

Happy days… My amazing brother has created my very own little place for me to have my mini cyber existence and speak about my world of local produce and how I like to cook. Thank you, brother – cheese scones are on their way! So…

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