Dusk... Dust settling.. the first scent of this Indian Summer storm, sweat. Cool, thinner air to fill her lungs, along with the promise of something delicious to fill her belly later on... garlic, chilli, ginger, coriander: heating, releasing fragrances, coating fresh Straddie prawns in golden light goodness and freshness. Cold glass in hand on the [...]
Understated, underrated and undiscovered.
I only realised the other day ( after posting a photo on Instagram and being asked about the history of my recipe) that Spaghetti and Meatballs has been on a very constant rotation of our family dinners for nearly twenty one years now. The reason I know this is that my first ever attempt [...]
I don't know about you, but for me, the cost of our weekly groceries is something that scares me a little at times. No matter how hard we try to spend less on our weekly food bill, it seems the more we actually do spend. I know we are very lucky and fortunate where [...]
You don't always have to travel far to enjoy the holiday feels..
The one thing that often surprises me is when you meet people ( even some as close as from the North side of Brisbane) and they ask you where you are from and you say Victoria Point, and so many of them often ask you "Where's that?" It's amazing how many of us don't [...]
Moreton Island is not unfamiliar to us. My husband used to spend a lot of time over there with his boss on their regular fishing trips ( read also drinking a lot of Moreton Coffee trips, which are a strong sweet black coffee with a nip of Bundaberg Rum added just to cool the [...]