Category Archives: Food

Super easy dhal recipe

This recipe is super simple, delicious, cheap and can be made from ingredients found in most pantries. What’s not to love? You will need: 2 cloves of garlic, crushed (or use the one from a jar) red chillis, as many … Continue reading

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Ferrero Rocher cheesecake

It’s been a while since I’ve made a cheesecake, but I’m back. In a big way. I made this for my boyfriend to take to work for his birthday, so devastatingly, I didn’t get to try it. But from all … Continue reading

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Sculptures by the Sea in Cottesloe

If you hate crowds, but love art, I don’t recommend heading to Cottesloe on a sunny Sunday morning to check out Sculptures by the Sea. Andrew and I spent the weekend in Perth ahead of a (successful!) trip to the … Continue reading

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Very nice lemon slice

When I was a kid I used to munch on lemons as though they were oranges and as though acid tooth decay wasn’t a thing. 15-20 years later it seems the lemons didn’t have much of an impact on my … Continue reading

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Lunch at Yirri Grove, Esperance

Living in regional Australia often means returning to the same places to eat and drink over and over again. Unless you live in the Yarra Valley or Margaret River, in which case I commend you on your excellent life choices. … Continue reading

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A summer barbecue & the perfect punch

I had a lovely low key barbecue on Saturday night. To negate some of the drinking that’s been happening lately I made a delicious alcohol free punch. But then I had a glass of sparkling wine anyway… Not because the … Continue reading

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The fluffiest buttermilk pancakes

Whisk one egg with a 1+1/4 cup of buttermilk. Add the mixture to 1 cup of self raising flour, 1/4 cup of caster sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda. Stir. Ladle a spoonful into a frying pan and flip … Continue reading

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The best thing about an Australian Christmas

The food. Better endless sunshine, better than being at the beach or in the pool all day and better than round after round of backyard cricket is the amazingly fresh produce that comes with an Australian Christmas. We can’t have … Continue reading

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What’s inside your fridge?

I took this photo of my fridge yesterday: Not shown: a bag of dead lettuce in the crisper and a container of moldy cheese. And probably a jar of jalapenos. I can’t live without them. I’m so out of practice … Continue reading

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Bali, day 4: how do you feel about lunchtime margaritas?

I’ve fallen behind! How unsurprising. On Wednesday we took a hideously long taxi ride to a mall in Kuta to go shopping. We took a suspiciously long route in a non air conditioned cab #firstworldproblems After showering back at the … Continue reading

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