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Lamb Souvlaki

Lamb Souvlaki

October 30, 2010 2 Comments

This Lamb Souvlaki recipe was taken from a beautiful Kylie Kwong book called ‘It Tastes Better‘. In it she writes about her search around Australia for the farmers behind the food we eat. Inspired by sustainable living, seasonal and only the freshest of ingredients, she meets with fishermen, meat producers, honey growers, even cacao growers. What would we […]

Squid Stuffed with Prawns

Squid Stuffed with Prawns

October 27, 2010 No Comments

~ Calamari Ripieni ai Gamberetti ~ I love finding new ways to make seafood more interesting. I find that cooking seafood for so many people can go so terribly wrong.  Personally, I have always enjoyed eating other types of meats, I have no idea why and it is definitely not because I don’t think seafood is nice […]

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake

October 27, 2010 12 Comments

2010 has been the year for reunions. A few months ago I went to my 15 year high school reunion. It was great to catch up with so many great school friends. It feels like 100 years since I have seen some of them. It was so enjoyable getting to know the girls all over […]

Guy Grossi Italian Inspired Chocolates at Koko Black

Guy Grossi Italian Inspired Chocolates at Koko Black

October 23, 2010 2 Comments

A few weeks back I wrote a post about a collaboration between Koko black and one of my favorite Italian chefs Guy Grossi. Today I finaly had the chance to go to Koko Black and taste a couple of these delicious creations. The two I purchased where ‘Saffron’ and ‘Gianduja truffle’. The Saffron one was […]

My next cake conquest – ‘Chocolate raspberry layer cake’

My next cake conquest – ‘Chocolate raspberry layer cake’

October 21, 2010 6 Comments

Why is it that I am so obsessed with huge, tall, monster cakes? Even my husband is tall.. maybe I have something about tall things??? Anyway I just received the November edition of my favourite magazine, the Australian Gourmet Traveler and in there is my next cake conquest!!!!! Introducing to you the Chocolate rasberry layer […]



October 21, 2010 2 Comments

Do you love Maracons? Well everyone knows I am obsessed… Currently the 2010 MELBOURNE MACARON COMPETITION is on and the Top 20 Designer Macarons will be on display ‘Wednesday, 27th October – 3rd Novemeber @ Level 1, Tea Rooms at National Gallery of Victoria. How delicious… Check it out!

Under Construction

Under Construction

October 10, 2010 2 Comments

I am now in the agonising process of transferring all my blog posts from my tumblr blog to this new spunky site which I hope once is finished I am going to be SOOO happy with. I already feel liberated to have my own .com and my own site I can manage as I want.. ahhh! Love […]

Cakes Cakes and MORE CAKES

When I first started my blog in 2010 my aim was to document and learn the regional cooking of...

Chicken Fajitas

Happy New Year to all my beautiful foodie peeps… it has been a while between meals hasn’t it? I...

Baked Ricotta with Cherries in a Vanilla Syrup

Some weeks back I was over the moon to receive a little parcel in the mail. Thanks to my...

Basic Chocolate Cake

Some things just make you bloody happy don’t they? I apologies for using the word bloody but I just...

Lamb Shank Pumpkin Soup

Given that when I woke up this morning the temperature around Melbourne ranged from .7 and 3 degrees and...

Mixed mushroom and mozzarella pasta

Please forgive me but I am yet again going to bring you a recipe by Jamie Oliver. Yes, it...

Brown sugar sponge cake with caramelised pears

I made this cake (as you do) for my birthday a couple of years ago. WOW how amazing it...

La Pastiera (Ricotta and cooked grain cake)

BUONA PASQUA Happy Easter to all, I do hope you had a special time with your loved ones. For...

Salmon and Asparagus Pasta

While looking though my blog recently I realised that I have not done a pasta dish in a long...

Spanish chicken with chorizo and potatoes

I have said this before many a times, I love chicken. Some of my favourite ways to eat it...

Lamb and roasted beetroot spinach salad

Being pregnant always represents a time of food deprivation, food aversions and of course the food cravings. Given that...

My explained absence and cake dedication to my Aunty Tina.

Contained within this post is the recipe for White Chocolate and Raspberry Marquise Cake. Hello blog, how I have...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Squid Risotto

365 challenge installment number 8 – wow where has the time gone. I remember the first month I participated...

Rose vanilla glitter macaron lolipops

If there was a term in the dictionary “macaron obsession” you would find my photo next to it. It...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Macaron with Berries

It will not be a surprise to my regular blog readers or macaron lovers why I chose this dish...

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