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Where the streets are buzzing with street vendors, each selling something delicious to eat or drink. Bangkok is undoubtably a happy place for your belly, heart and soul.


As part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2014, I was invited up to North East Victoria along with Thanh to enjoy #RegionalWeekend. The Longest Lunch seemed to be happening on The World’s Hottest Day, but was an absolute blast!


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.

For crispy, perfect pizza every time, it’s great for just a person living on their own, or having a pizza party!


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.
Click through for your chance to win tickets!


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!


As if a pork pie wasn’t good enough, I added liquid hickory smoke to these bad boys to take them up to a new level. They were very popular, and I’ve been requested many times to make them again.


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.


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.


I’m not normally one for pre-made sauce sachets, but I give the Sweet & Sticky Pork one a whirl from Maggi. Quicker and easier than going to the Chinese takeaway joint, healthier too!


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.


A flavoursome dish that packs a punch. Easy enough to prepare after work without turning the kitchen into a bomb site!


I just LOVE meatballs. There’s a new place in town where I can go and take my pick with balls galore on the menu!


All my favourite things: pasta, tomato based sauce, prawns and chorizo, all come together in the one dish.


I join some other like minded foodies in a trip down to The Counting House, on the Mornington Peninsula.


If you want to get cooking on the weekend for a special breakfast, here’s a couple of recipes to inspire you!


So after Cherrie had been cooking practically non-stop from Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals cookbook, I started watching the TV show and now want to cook everything from the cookbook. This recipe goes with a salad and a dessert of frangipane tarts, but instead I made a banana cake (recipe to come) as I had some rather

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Leave the yellow boxes at the supermarket! Once you try these, you won’t need the help of Mexican flavours that come in the yellow box. Like Like can lead to Love… Also Recommended Cotton Soft Japanese Cheesecake Yoghurt & Aussie Grape Loaf Brown Brothers Celebrates 125 Years Jazz Apple Tart Mini Hazelnut Mince Tarts Margarita

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So it would seem that when they published this recipe on the BBC Good Food Website, and the BBC Good Food magazine, a few things didn’t match up. I cooked from a magazine rip out, and we found this dish had WAY too much cinnamon, yet when I went searching for the recipe online, the

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I know a lot of people rag on Donna Hay, and she can be rather ditzy on TV, but I’ve had great success with her recipes; and her magazine is what initially sparked my interest in cooking. So, of course I bought her new book; Simple Dinners…. and of COURSE, meatballs were the first dish

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Yes it looks more like a spring onion, but it is actually spring garlic. Spring garlic is the garlic planted and harvested before the bulb has formed. It has a more mild flavour, which means it can be eaten raw in salads, but also makes for the most delicious garlic bread. The whole plant can

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So I’m a bit late for my wrap up of Taste of Melbourne this year, but better late than never. I must say, I was rather underwhelmed with this years’ event. I found the layout to be poorly designed, with lots of congestion upstairs where the restaurants were. Last year they were in better places

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Ms G’s would have to be one of the coolest new places around. It got to the last day of our three day stay in Sydney, and we were both feeling miserable and exhausted from cramming in as much as possible, and we were just trying to take it easy. We had a look what

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Been there, done that; worked on my jawceps. It seems pork belly is the new black. Everyone, anywhere is serving it up, and the people are going gaga for it. I would have to be one of the last food bloggers to try the pork belly baguette at Earl Canteen. Tucked away in the lawyer

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“We think that if our new menu was any more gourmet, you’d have to order it in a French accent” – Crust Pizza Crust Pizza knows it doesn’t have a chance at winning a Michelin Star, but it didn’t stop them from writing a letter as part of their clever marketing campaign for the launch

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This post would have been up earlier this week, but I’ve been watching Go Back To Where You Came from on SBS after dinner, and it’s what reality TV is meant to be. I’ve been left feeling a little jilted after watching, and not been able to really concentrate on much else. Did you watch

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