Five Ways to beat the Winter Blues

From beer festivals and a taste of Tuscany to the white lights of Melbourne and a run in the Grampians, there’s plenty happening in Victoria to keep you warm and inspired for the rest of Winter. … More Five Ways to beat the Winter Blues

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Guest Post: My Top 5 Local Eats in Melbourne – A Mindful Traveller

I’m delighted to welcome the lovely Lorelle from A Mindful Traveler to my blog, who I had the pleasure to meet and share a brunch with a few weeks ago in Melbourne. With a shared love of travel and blogging (and eating!) there was no shortage of conversation. Lorelle has a wonderful blog where she … More Guest Post: My Top 5 Local Eats in Melbourne – A Mindful Traveller

Coming Full Circle

It’s not very often I write a blog post about food but last night in my kitchen everywhere I looked I saw food in circles. And I thought it was so apt for Frank’s Tuesday Challenge: Circle that this post is the result. Everything comes full circle. Let me elaborate.

Travel theme: Cooking

“Food always tastes better in the great outdoors”. That’s what my mum always said, and you have to admit, mums are rarely wrong. Mum was a great cook but, as with most things in life, it was only after I moved out of home that I truly appreciated her.

Spanish Flavours

I’ve made this cake so many times I know it off by heart. Last week I baked it for my sister’s birthday. It’s a recipe I stumbled upon years ago and one that became mum’s “go to” cake whenever her Italian friends visited. It’s light and moist, has the most amazing crust and best of all is super easy to … More Spanish Flavours