Monthly Archives: January 2011

Stuff I like: DIY foodies

Check out this really neat article from The Guardian on small – micro!- producers.  I love the fact that these people have got really, really geeky about their chosen foodstuff and are absolutely determined to produce it, come hell or … Continue reading

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By the Sydney Opera House I sat down and wept

OK, a minor exaggeration there, but it was a close run thing. Pushed to extreme tetchiness by hunger, both The Man and I were getting close to tantrum territory on a recent trip in to the tourist centre of our … Continue reading

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How come I haven’t had an icypole since I was in primary school?

I am wilting in the Aussie summer heat. I don’t know if it’s the years in the northern hemisphere or the fact I’m not a kid anymore, but I just can’t cope. Perth’s searing 40 degree days are bad; Sydney’s … Continue reading

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Stuff I like: Smitten Kitchen’s vanilla pudding

This vanilla pudding from Smitten Kitchen is for my mum, who has contraband vanilla pods in her fridge, secretly smuggled out of Indonesia by a “friend”/ dealer. Deb at Smitten Kitchen says this is food for freezing New York January … Continue reading

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Stuff I like: Scotch eggs are cool

According to UK cooking magazine Olive, Scotch eggs are going to make a comeback in 2011 as the hipster eating person’s snack of choice. I am so ahead of the trend here. My 30th birthday two years ago (ouch!) at … Continue reading

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Stuff I like: Tommi Mier’s Wahaca

The Man has a crush on Thomasina Miers, so I shouldn’t be promoting her site, but her restaurant, Wahaca, is great except for the brutal queues out the door. She is a former UK Masterchef winner and has parlayed that … Continue reading

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Stuff I like: the most beautiful blog on the internet

Have a look at this gorgeous blog Canelle et Vanille. It is run by a food stylist and photographer and it shows- it’s just the loveliest, most beautiful blog! It’s also great for people who are gluten intolerant as the … Continue reading

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