Category Archives: Food

What’s your food philosophy?

That was the first question on a list I was given by Liz from I Spy Plum Pie when asked to feature in the Foodie Files segment of her blog. I was kind of stumped. I’m not someone who only … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on making my own acai bowl 

At the risk of sounding pretentious, I really fell in love with acai in Brazil. Pronounced ‘ass-eye-ee’, it’s a delicious sweet treat made from frozen acai berries blended into a thick smoothie-like consistency. A few years ago someone declared acai … Continue reading

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Scrumptious coffee cake

So this feels like a bizarre follow up to my last post about weight gain… But what’s a birthday without cake?! It was my boyfriend’s birthday yesterday and he has a certified coffee obsession. So I whipped up this coffee … Continue reading

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I went travelling and I got fat

So you know when you go on holiday for a week and spend the entire time lazing around like a fat seal by the pool sipping sugary cocktails, moving only to devour a delicious meal that definitely involves a bread basket? … Continue reading

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Bank Street Pizza, Avenel

What’s better than crisp apple cider, great company, wood fired pizza and a garden in which to enjoy all of this? Pretty much nothing. That’s why it’s absolutely worth the hour and a half drive from Melbourne to Avenel to … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016

One of the best things about celebrating Christmas early with half your family (see last post) is that when it’s over, ‘real’ Christmas is still around the corner! It all started on Christmas Eve with a festive breakfast at my … Continue reading

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Do you dine alone? 

I live in a place surrounded by restaurants and cafes, which is glorious. I also sometimes work odd hours so decide randomly to dine out on a Thursday morning or super late on a Monday which means I go alone. I … Continue reading

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The secret to easy (delicious!) fish tacos

Fish tacos are THE BEST but who can be bothered messing around with flour and egg and batter etc on a week night?! Not me. Well the (painfully obvious) answer is this: Frozen battered fish has come a long way … Continue reading

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3 delicious things we ate in Montreal

Bonjour! It’s a completely bizarre concept to an Australian that you can drive a couple of hundred kilometres and suddenly be unable to speak the local language. Firstly, because driving a couple of hundred kilometres usually gets you nowhere in Australia and … Continue reading

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When you order nachos in Mexico

I’d say it’s fairly common knowledge that things like nachos and burritos are American inventions, rather than legitimate Mexican foods. So what happens when you order nachos in Mexico? This: A few tortilla chips, some putrid plastic cheese dip and … Continue reading

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