At the end of a day on the slopes you want some tasty food. And you want it quick, because you can barely lift your arms up let alone chop, sautee and stand up cooking for another few hours.
If you’re anything like me, it’s that time of winter where you look down, grab a spare tyre between two fingers and give yourself the flab test. The ultimate sigh-maker. There’s no denying the scales. YES I’ve been drinking too many cheeky glasses of Shiraz, and a few too many morning gym sessions have been missed by hitting the snooze button. Right! In the words of Redman, time for some action (or, in 90s hip hop dictionary rules, time 4 sum […]
Most weekends come and go in a blink. The customary washing piles up, the fridge gets filled and the house gets cleaned. Another Monday quickens, and the lingering feeling of exhaustion rises. I sigh and wish I had done something better with my days off. The remedy appears. A long, lazy Saturday lunch. Some good friends, a highly trained chef and an abundance of local wine. A road trip down the Peninsula, an unusually warm, sunny Autumn day in celebration […]
As an early birthday present, I went to Gingerboy’s Jungle Curry Cooking Class as part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. I’ve done a lot of cooking classes across Vietnam and Cambodia, but this was definitely the classiest.
Is it Valentine’s Day already? Does anyone really care? Because I care more about good food and grown folk music, Valentine’s is just a good excuse to develop an over the top menu and a babymaking playlist to celebrate. I turned to the interwebs for inspiration. Yeah, I enjoyed Complex’s 25 best hip-hop love songs list, but I really wanted some serious, classic soul tunes with some dirty hip hop and r&b thrown in for good measure. Some pretty music […]
Brazil has had a long lasting effect on me. It holds a special place in my heart because that’s where my husband had just asked me to marry him, and also because we got to experience amazing music, beaches and Brazil’s national dish, Feijoada.