Food for thought…

Like so many Sydneysiders, this long weekend was spent relaxing. I slept late, finished a compelling book (Columbine by Dave Cullen for those of you interested – I highly recommend it), started a… Continue reading

The Princess and the Chickpea

I wouldn’t normally call myself a princess but on the odd occasion I may be known to have a princess moment or two. When I’m sick for instance or things don’t go the… Continue reading

Honey and the (almost) Spring time

It’s not really any great secret that I haven’t been in the best of moods these last few weeks. In fact, that’s probably a giant understatement, I just hope all those around me… Continue reading

Seeing in the dark

Ahhh the old “eat more carrots and you’ll see better in the dark” urban food myth! Did anyone else’s Mum use that line on them?  I’ve eaten plenty of carrots in my time… Continue reading

Beware, the wrath of the Kitchen Gods

So after first misplacing my kitchen inspiration followed closely by my appetite this last week, I awoke this morning feeling reinvigorated. Thank god, I was beginning to think I was seriously ill or… Continue reading

Savouring the savoury

I’m sure it comes as no surprise that I tend to focus on baking and in particular all things sweet. I can’t seem to help myself, it’s what I love to do. That… Continue reading

Absence makes the heart grow fonder… I hope!

Wow, where on earth have the last few weeks gone?! I woke up yesterday and realised it has been weeks since I’ve posted, literally weeks. Aside from a few random dinners I’ve hardly… Continue reading

My little madeleines

Last year when SBS aired French Food Safari I managed to miss practically every episode. Kinda surprising considering I have a MASSIVE crush on Guillaume Brahimi. For those of you that aren’t acquainted, he’s… Continue reading

Over catered by Cate

Last weekend I had a few of my nearest and dearest over for dinner and as usual, over catered. In recent years I have tried to become a more economical cook but sometimes… Continue reading

Learning the difference between disaster and success

A couple of weekends ago I was invited to lunch with my lovely Aunty and cousins and couldn’t pass up the chance to bake. I re-organised my Friday night, located a recipe I… Continue reading