Dining at The Swiss Club in anticipation for the upcoming Swiss Festival.
This gingerbread has a dark, slightly bitter but comforting quality to it. The stout not only adds the deep colour, but the bubbles in it help provide a super light batter.
At the last cooking the books feast, I suggested a Nigella Lawson book, after we decided we didn’t want to do Bourke Street Bakery. Agnes flicked through a few of Nigella’s books that were in Cherrie’s collection, and we decided on her latest book, Kitchen. ALTHOUGH…. as I began to do this post, I noticed
On a fairly recent trip to Red Hill (I’m so behind with blog posts), we had sampled the beer from Red Hill Brewery at the annual Red Hill Show. After wondering around the show, we felt a need to have a bit of a beer so we headed down to the brewery which was just
Whilst catching up on my reading of other blogs, I came across this recipe for chocolate and beer on Pikelet and Pie’s blog. As soon as I read the title, I knew I was going to make it. I wondered what the flavour combination would taste like, and I knew Hamsley wouldn’t have a problem
With the lead up to Christmas, life has been extra crazy! I woke up extra early today for some reason, and with time to kill before work, I thought I’d do a quick post. We made these pies last weekend for dinner from Donna Hay’s; No Time To Cook, cookbook. They were fairly simple to
One of the things everyone tells you to do when go you to Hobart, is go to the Cascade brewery. So, that’s exactly what I did. I booked Dad (the non-drinker), and myself a spot on the 11am tour of the brewery. I was told on the phone, that because it was a weekend, no
Lately, I just feel the need to get out of town on the weekends and go exploring. On a recent trip out to the Yarra Valley region, I stopped at one of my favorite breweries again, White Rabbit. Some of you will remember on my trip to Marysville I popped in to check the place
As I mentioned, I have recently been to Perth for a holiday. My boyfriend had been to Perth 2 years ago and fell in love with a beer called “Little Creatures”. He got me onto it and we even ventured down to the Little Creatures dining hall in Melbourne. The Little Creatures brewery is located
So after the Taste Festival we went out with one of Iron Chef Rob’s friends to the Little Creatures Dining Hall in Fitzroy. Rob fell in love with this beer on a recent trip to Perth, and nearly wet himself when I told him about this place in Melbourne. We tried to call up and