Brought to you by Nuffnang and Harris Coffee. Confession time. Who can’t function without a cup of coffee in the morning? If I did a poll of people I know, I’m sure the majority would have their hands up. And mine would be high in the air because there’s not much about coffee that I [...]
Giveaway provided by King Island Dairy and F4 Consulting. I don’t know if I’ve ever hosted a proper “dinner party”. I have people over for dinner all the time. But it’s usually a casual affair: a text message or email invite, a jumble of food in the middle of the table, and paper serviettes. And [...]
You know that I’m a big fan of STREAT, which is a social enterprise that provides young homeless people in Melbourne with hospitality training and work experience. Well last night STREAT launched their new cookbook and officially opened their new cafe at Melbourne Central, which joins the cafes in Flemington and McKillop Street in supporting [...]
Is Quay in Sydney on your list of places to eat but you haven’t quite made it there yet? How about the next best thing? How about attending a cooking class with Quay’s chef, Peter Gilmore, instead? Peter Gilmore will be holding a class on Friday 19 October, from 6:30pm-8:30pm, at the Electrolux Cooking School [...]
Disclosure: I’m not being paid for this post. Nor am I receiving anything. Why am I posting this? Because YOU could win one of two Bill Granger cookbooks! And also because I do sincerely like the idea behind Australia Unlimited. Read to the end for competition details. Also, thanks to Brand Australia and Ogilvy PR [...]
Long time readers will know this about me: my gardening skills suck. Need evidence of exactly how terrible a gardener I am? I once tried to grow cat grass and was unsuccessful. GRASS, folks. I couldn’t grow GRASS. I keep trying though, because I live in hope that one day I will have a wonderful, [...]
When Penny from [Addictive and Consuming] asked me to cook a recipe using olive oil, I jumped at the opportunity and made an apple and olive oil pudding. Check out her blog and enter the competition to win one of eight bottles of Manzanillo Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Good luck!