Tag 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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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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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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5 reasons why Napoli is not as terrible as people say

So Napoli doesn’t have the best reputation. I’ve often heard people say it’s not at all worth the trip, that it’s dirty and dangerous and has nothing going for it (read: ‘Why no one wants to travel to Naples’). But … Continue reading

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Can’t afford Capri? Head to Ischia

You know I love a budget travel option. Well maybe ‘budget’ is somewhat of an exaggeration when it comes to going anywhere vaguely coastal in southern Italy, so let’s go with ‘more budget friendly’. We were trying decide how to … 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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25 things we did in NYC

Boy did we cover some ground over our week in NYC. Having been to the city two times previously I was torn between doing new things and revisiting places I loved last time. So I managed to do a decent … 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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