Iron Chef Shellie

AFD Offer + Salmon Recipes for Summer!


I’ve been lucky enough to be doing some work with Aussie Farmers Direct over the last month, and I’m so happy I can finally share what has been cranking out of my kitchen! Aussie Farmers Direct started eight years ago with one van, 100 litres of milk, and a local neighbourhood of customers that loved they did. […]

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Tasmania [Day 1 – Part 2]

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[Disclaimer: Iron Chef Shellie stayed as a guest of Salamanca Wharf Hotel.] Have you read: Day 1 – Part 1 Traveling on Spirit of Tasmania After our meat pie power lunch, before too long, we were in Hobart. Lots of happy memories came flooding back from the last time we were there.  Salamanca Wharf Hotel […]

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Sardine Bruschetta + How To Get to Spain

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[Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post]   So, hands up here who wants to go to win a trip to Spain? Keep you hand up if you cook with olive oil. Right, then you. Yes, you. The one with your hand still in the air…. put it down, you look like an idiot already. YOU […]

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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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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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BBQ Lemon Prawns With Avocado

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Another one from last Summer’s archives. This one is easy to put together after work and will leave you wanting more. The original recipe says to char grill the avocado. I instagramed everything on the griddle plate with a few of you in uproar that avocado was on there. After eating the hot avocado, I […]

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Quinoa Risotto with Prawns, Basil & Tomatoes

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HELLLOOOOO daylight savings!! If you know me, you’ll know I absolutely LOVE daylight savings. Sure, it’s great to have daylight to do stuff, leave work and it’s still bright outside; but more importantly, it means I can cook later and photograph my dinner, at dinner time! No longer do I have to jam pack my […]

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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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{Eating Out} Coda

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I’ve been going through my archives in Lightroom and realising how much I haven’t shared with you all yet. Last year I won a voucher to eat at Coda; Adam D’Sylva’s restaurant in Melbourne’s CBD. It’s a bit on the pricey side, so I was glad to be able to experience it without emptying my […]

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