Cherry Tomato Relish

Hello...   I feel as though us Melbournians have been spoilt with the season that's just passed. We had a beautiful, warm summer. I spent a lot of my time swimming, and bathing like a lizard in the sun. Add a good book into the mix and it's one of my favourite ways to relax. … Continue reading Cherry Tomato Relish


My top 10 recipes for a disorganised dinner

What is it about grey cloud, steady rainfall and the prospect of endless cuddles with a woolly blanket? These are a few of my favourite things, completely at odds with some other favourite things of mine, like a warm balmy evening, sand between my toes and the feeling of being wrapped in a salty, damp … Continue reading My top 10 recipes for a disorganised dinner

Changing of the seasons

Winter in Melbourne is coming to a close. The days feel just a little bit longer, early mornings are kinder to bare fingertips and we've had a few early bloomers around town (of the flora variety). The transition late winter makes into early spring naturally gets me thinking about what produce will soon be adorning … Continue reading Changing of the seasons


Seoul food

If I asked you to picture Korean cuisine - what enters your mind? Had someone asked me this question a few years ago, I would have thought about rice, chilli, a few spices and soy sauce. D'oh! Now that I've traveled through South Korea a few times, I picture sour Kimchi, Bibimbap and traditional Doenjang soup. … Continue reading Seoul food


A dirty page or two

If you're anything like me, you love to chat to people about their favourite recipes to cook and which family traditions are alive and well in their kitchen. All while peeking into an old recipe book that was given to them by their grandmother... Sound familiar? So the idea of a group of women sharing … Continue reading A dirty page or two


‘My yesterday, today’ and a recipe for Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

My yesterday, today was a creative way I communicated with my partner while he was on the other side of the world in Nashville, in another time zone. My day was Rob's night, so I would write him an email before I went to bed most nights and he would get it upon waking in the morning (you get me?). It … Continue reading ‘My yesterday, today’ and a recipe for Roasted Pumpkin Seeds


How to make sesame butter

Spoons up if you like tahini!? I remember slowly developing a taste for this ground sesame paste rather than immediately liking it, as it's quite a strong flavour. It could have something to do with the hummus that was fed to me as a girl, by the Lebanese mother of a school friend that lived a … Continue reading How to make sesame butter