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
A tantalising taste of the King Valley region, encompassing adventure, bushwalking, a touch of wine and spectacular touring. … More A Taste for Adventure
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
You are sweet I could devour you Instead I stare And resist temptation. You are sweet I will inhale you breath in your smell deep in my imagination. You are sweet I love the rough edges that hide your smooth centre that only I can see. You are sweet and plain on the outside yet … More A Sweet Deliciousness
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.
“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.
It’s humpday Wednesday and I woke today with an overwhelming urge to go wandering. Maybe it was the thought of my new job at Bushwalking Victoria, which I start in just over a week. Or maybe it was stepping outside and being greeted with this fiery canvas in the sky. Regardless it didn’t take long before … More Whimsical Walkabout Wednesday
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
A few months ago my zucchinis were looking magnificent. And I got a few zucchini slices and other meals out of them. Then my broccoli grew and so did the celery … and once again they were enjoyed. But such is the cycle of the vegie garden. Once harvested it’s gone and now, with the … More Vegetables … just grow up!
Today was a perfect day to bake a cake. It was cold and wet outside and inside I had the fire going and the house was toasty and warm. No need to even pull out the books. I knew straight away what I’d make as I know this recipe off by heart. This is my … More A Slice of Summer – Banana Berry Cake