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Squid Ink Pasta, Venice, Italy

Black Food is the New Green + My Trip to Venice

Many foods are believed to prevent cancer, of these, the emerging newbie is black food. Mother Earth’s found a fun way to tell us the different nutrients in our food – they’re colour co-ordinated!...
Pork crackling, IKEA Event

What you need to know about IKEA’s future menu items

My first visit to Rhodes IKEA as a kid with my parents included a lot of pretending-this-is-my-bedroom games in the display units and trying to wheedle my parents into buying me a soft toy...
Denman Cellars Beer Cafe, Airlie Beach, The Whitsundays, Queensland

Denman Cellars Beer Cafe, Airlie Beach

There are no shortages of drinking holes at Airlie Beach. It once was known as a backpackers town afterall. However, if you're past hostel-life, then you'll love all the chic new alfresco dining options...

Current Favourites: Casual Fine Dining in Sydney’s Inner City

We have been asked a lot about restaurant recommendations for casual fine dining lately - to impress a date or the parentals, or for a well deserved indulgence - so here are a few...
The-Hardware-Societe,-Melbourne

The Hardware Societe, Melbourne

If I ever open a cafe, it would be exactly like this. It would be casual and cosy with a romantic charm; there would be fabulous and affordable breakfast and lunch options served on...
Cooking-with-pearl-couscous

Cooking with pearl couscous

Rice and pasta are kitchen staples I can't live without. And now, thanks to Blu and the team at Haystac, I can add Pearl Couscous (also known as Israeli couscous) to my list of...
Cumulus-Inc, Melbourne

Cumulus Inc

Cumulus Inc is one of Melbourne's must-do's for breakfast. But I slept in and missed it by ten minutes. Our plans for breakfast quickly turned into an extravagant long lunch. The restaurant is in the...
Razor-clams-and-chorizo-stew

Razor clams and chorizo stew

This is my attempt to deal with my post-holiday blues. As I mentioned in the May e-newsletter (you can subscribe to this over on the right), this time, last year, I was taking my...

Izba Russian Treats, Newtown, Sydney

Olga Rogacheva remembers baking with her family from a very early age. Growing up in Russia, she recalls helping make the cream of her favourite birthday cake, the Napoleon. Back then, she would eat...
Santorini-an-almost-perfect-island

Santorini

Santorini was like a flawless movie set. The sunsets glowed immaculately day after day and the white washed buildings were ever so impeccable. A panoramic view from any angle was breathtaking. I was sold...

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