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Sushi at Home

Sushi at Home

Given that the weather in Sydney of late has been pretty miserable, Michael and I decided to stay in and give sushi making a go. Now, I know that he is quite talented in the kitchen, but let’s face it, the high-quality sushi we eat […]

A Taste of the Shire

A Taste of the Shire

We were lucky enough to have “A Taste of the Shire” on our doorstep over the weekend. This is the second year that the festival has been held within the precincts of the Peace Park at Sutherland. Promoted by the Rotary Club of Sutherland, it […]

5 Reasons Why We Love Cookbooks

5 Reasons Why We Love Cookbooks

  When a recipe can be pinched from a website in seconds, why are we still so committed to buying cookbooks each year? There is obviously an enduring appeal for recipes on paper – our spare bedroom proves that! When there are enough recipes on […]

The Tuesday Night Pasta Tradition Lives On

The Tuesday Night Pasta Tradition Lives On

Is there a meal that you have eaten every week, on the same day, forever, without fail? As Sophia Loren famously said, “spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner”, and that I did, every Tuesday night for the […]

‘Bring a Plate’ Idea Everyone Will Love

‘Bring a Plate’ Idea Everyone Will Love

  Been asked to take a plate to share to a friend’s gathering and don’t know what to take? Try these amazing sausage rolls that will guarantee an empty plate by the end of the night! We have both chicken and beef lovers sorted – […]

The Story of the Anzac Biscuit

The Story of the Anzac Biscuit

Anzac Day is a day of remembrance observed in Australia and New Zealand. It falls on the anniversary of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) landing at Gallipoli, Turkey. While they day was originally observed to honour the soldiers who died in that […]

Why Stephanie Alexander’s ‘The Cook’s Companion’ is the Kitchen “Bible”

Why Stephanie Alexander’s ‘The Cook’s Companion’ is the Kitchen “Bible”

Michael has enough cookbooks to sink a ship. We can’t fit another single book in our spare bedroom and the room is steadily overflowing; with books filling our kitchen cupboards, the dining table, and even taking up space on the lounge! When I want to […]

12 Surprising Ways Easter is Celebrated Around the World

12 Surprising Ways Easter is Celebrated Around the World

Can you believe Easter is only just around the corner? It feels like we were celebrating Christmas just yesterday – but then again, I suppose hot cross buns and Easter eggs have been available at the shops for months now! Easter in Australia is all […]

Not Just Another Food Blog…

Not Just Another Food Blog…

So I know exactly what you’re thinking… not ANOTHER food blog. But after months of deliberation I just couldn’t help myself and had to share the amazing food that comes out of my kitchen, which is by all means exciting, impressive and most importantly, delicious […]