felton food festival; local produce, catch-ups with costa & alpaca poo excitement

felton food festival; local produce, catch-ups with costa & alpaca poo excitement

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May 28, 2014
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A good place to start might be where Felton is on the map. And thankfully I did find it on the map; 30 kilometres south-west of Toowoomba. This location is where Felton Food Festival happened last month on the 27th of April (now in its third year) and it was full of festival festivities! Alistair […]

french breakfast radish with a side of sashimi & japan food memories

french breakfast radish with a side of sashimi & japan food memories

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Feb 28, 2014
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It’s too hot to cook. And I’ve just harvested radishes from my garden. What’s a girl to do? The obvious answer is sashimi for dinner using my radishes as a stand in for daikon (Japanese radish). Brilliant. So embarrassingly there is no recipe due to the simplicity of this set up however the point is […]

the barossa; maggie beer stalking, wines with boy & bear and local food

the barossa; maggie beer stalking, wines with boy & bear and local food

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Dec 23, 2013
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Ah, back to the motherland! Being a South Australian girl and growing up near McLaren Vale wineries may explain why I am so comfortable with a glass of wine in my hand; it is clearly my birth right. I have only been back a few times throughout the years so a trip to the Barossa […]

sample food festival 2013: mental health day in Bangalow, pulled pork rolls & chocolate davidson plum sundaes

sample food festival 2013: mental health day in Bangalow, pulled pork rolls & chocolate davidson plum sundaes

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Sep 8, 2013
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Eating a carolina pulled pork roll in Bangalow was certainly the mental health day I needed away from uni assignments. Not that I ever need an excuse to go to Bangalow. It’s one of my favourite places in Australia and the location of my country get away home (…one day). The reason behind the coming […]

melbourne = market envy, taramasalata, stuffed cabbage rolls & jam donut trucks

melbourne = market envy, taramasalata, stuffed cabbage rolls & jam donut trucks

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Aug 30, 2013
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I always have difficulty shaking the dark cloud of market envy every time I return from Melbourne. The depression kicks in when reflecting upon the lack of daily markets I have available where I live. To think, you can get any ingredient you want at any time. And be overwhelmed by choice. As much as […]

gone up north: strawberries, honesty boxes, Mulder & Scully

gone up north: strawberries, honesty boxes, Mulder & Scully

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Aug 18, 2013
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Last weekend we headed up north for a family sci-fi party as Mulder & Scully (don’t all families do this?) to beautiful Bargara Beach, 15 minutes outside of Bundaberg. And of course, an opportunity to source and eat local food. Slightly disappointed I had just missed the Bargara Strawberry Festival (3rd August), I still ate […]

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