The Hotel Grand Melbourne, the World’s Longest Lunch and the Spy

In Desserts, Food Events, Food News, Inspired Cooking On February 25, 2014 0 Comments

So sad, too bad, the premier food event in Australia is booked out. You’ll have to plan ahead for next year. Yes, I’m talking about the Bank of… Read More »


Water used in food production

In Drinks, Food News On February 21, 2014 0 Comments

For most of us, food comes more-or-less ready to eat. Sure, ingredients might need to be combined together – things heated, sifted and folded. If ingredients are purchased… Read More »


In Cakes, Country Cooking, Fete Food, Inspired Cooking, Recipes On February 18, 2014 0 Comments

  Whilst I definitely prefer to cook savory food there’s nothing quite like baking. I find it very therapeutic, and my kids love coming home from school to… Read More »

Koala Storage and the Uncle’s Tragedy

In Wine On February 11, 2014 0 Comments

 Douglas works for Koala Storage. They offer self-storage lockers and general self-storage solutions in Perth. Douglas always has a story. For every locker, for every storage-unit there is… Read More »

Burch Family Wines, the Impact, the Consequences

In Drinks, Wine On February 11, 2014 0 Comments

Gerry closed his eyes savoring the wine. He put his nose in the glass to smell it once more and then spat what was in his mouth into… Read More »

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High-Protein Morrocan Chicken and Lentils

In Inspired Cooking, Recipes, Savoury On January 24, 2014 0 Comments

Protein is one of the most vital dietary components in any animal’s diet. Protein helps your body build new cells, maintain tissues and synthesise new proteins which enable… Read More »


Sustainable Cooking and Melbourne’s Sustainable Living Festival

In Country Cooking, Food Events On January 22, 2014 0 Comments

Even those of us with a passion for food and cooking can find our enthusiasm overridden by the demands of day-to-day life. Our intentions to buy only organic… Read More »

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Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2014

In Drinks, Food Events, Inspired Cooking, Seafood On December 16, 2013 0 Comments

Budding chefs, wine connoisseurs or anyone who simply loves a good feed, prepare yourself for the return of the pre-eminent Melbourne Food and Wine Festival on February 28th… Read More »


Old-Style Food For An Old-Style House

In Cakes, Country Cooking, Inspired Cooking, Recipes On December 16, 2013 0 Comments

We’ve all seen the TV shows: a celebrity chef arrives at a centuries-old, heritage-listed property, inspects the cooking facilities (downstairs, of course), and prepares a meal that reflects … Read More »


Giving Your Body A Clean Slate

In Country Cooking, Diet On December 16, 2013 0 Comments

Country cooking is good for the mind, and good for the soul. However, eating country-style cooking is not necessarily always quite as good for the body. Old-style recipes… Read More »