Iron Chef Shellie

MFWF – High Country’s World’s Longest Lunch


Disclaimer: Iron Chef Shellie dined as a guest of Tourism North East. As part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2014, I was invited up to North East Victoria along with Thanh to enjoy #RegionalWeekend. We were lucky enough to have a seat at the Regional World’s Longest Lunch on Friday, and didn’t mother […]

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Wine Food Farmgate

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Wine Food Farmgate is a program recently launched in the Mornington Peninsula region to help visitors discover hidden food and wine spots down the country lanes. They can discover artisan producers, taste a range of produce, meet the growers, connect with hatted chefs and award winning wine makers. I recently spent a weekend down on […]

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{Product Review} New Wave Pizza Oven

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If there is one appliance I think you should ask Santa for this Christmas (other than a Thermomix ;)), it should be one of these New Wave Just Pizza Maker. Thanks a little help from, and a little help from my bank account, my dreams became reality. My friend Alana would make me the […]

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Taste of Melbourne 2013 Preview + x2 Double Passes Giveaway

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Taste of Melbourne is back peeps! In fact, it starts on Thursday 14th – Sunday 17th November 2013. Keep scrolling for your chance to win a double pass to this year’s Taste of Melbourne. I was invited to a special preview event at Longrain. It involved making cocktails and eating food; why on earth would I decline […]

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Lexus Marquee – A Flutter In The Birdcage


Yesterday saw me tick something off my bucket list I thought I would have never be able to tick off. Go to the Spring Racing Carnival in a marquee, in the famous Birdcage! I have to thanks the amazing Julia from Tink PR for such an amazing opportunity, and Lexus Australia for hosting us.  I’ve […]

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Hickory Smoke BBQ Pork Pies

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Here in Melbourne we’ve just come to the end of our long weekend. 4 days long if you took the day off on Monday, which everyone at my work was forced to do! Not that I complained, I could sleep in, go to high tea, get my hair done, and most importantly, get together with […]

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#LIMITED6 at Hero Subs

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I am loving the North American food movement taking over Melbourne. I can’t get enough of true American BBQ, fried chicken, burgers, and now SUBS! I was invited down to Hero to check our their famous #limited6. With only 6 of a certain kind of sub made per day, you need to be in quick […]

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{Eating Out} Bomba


  Bomba is the newest place in town you should add to your list. Not only for it’s stunning rooftop bar, where you can enjoy a drink, fresh air and some of Melbourne’s gorgeous sky line, but also for it’s Spanish flavoured menu.   Formerly The Alyesbury, Bomba have added their own touch to the […]

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Simple Dinners For Two: Sweet & Sticky Pork

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MAGGI Just for 2 – a NEW adult range of tasty recipe bases that are right Just for 2. The first dish my Mother taught me was my favourite stir fry dish. It’s one of those recipes you don’t write down, you go by feel..”a bit of this, a bit of that”. It’s still one […]

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Mushroom Mania • Industry Beans


Mushrooms. Or, as my Dad says it… “Mush room a noom a noooms!” July marks Mushroom Mania month, and this year I’ve been selected to be one of the official bloggers to help show case some of the mushroom dishes around this fine country of ours. Mushroom Mania is run by the Australian Mushroom Growers, […]

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