After a recent (delicious) experience of South American (specifically, Colombian) food at Sonido! I thought I would continue the theme and try out another new South American place in Fitzroy – Cruzao Arepa Bar. I had read good things about Cruzao Arepa bar (Fitzroyalty and What’s for Tea?), including that the food is cheap, tasty and the Venezuelan […]
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At the moment, it seems like a huge number of my friends are getting engaged and married. In this vein, two weekends in a row I was asked by friends to make cupcakes for their wedding related festivities, firstly, for the kitchen tea of Z and secondly, for A’s engagement party. My friend B came […]
Last weekend we headed to P’s country place in Taggerty, in the Yarra Valley. The house is situated in the valley of the Cathedral Ranges and there were amazing views of the ranges and the changing leaves. This was a food oriented weekend and during the preceding days S & I plotted our cooking exploits. […]
I caught up with friends for a late Saturday breakfast – so late it wasn’t actually morning anymore and so late that I needed a “pre-breakfast breakfast” to tide me over. Shire is a new-ish cafe located in Victoria Street, Fitzroy, a comfortable block away from the Brunswick Street madness. Happily for us, it does […]
We recently had a query from Caz, asking about our favourite recipes for quinoa (pronounced keen-wah). As I am wheat-free, I eat a bit of quinoa as an alternative to other grains. However, quinoa actually isn’t a grain, rather it is a seed originally from the Andes in South America. Quinoa is one of those […]
A new year and the Daring Kitchen has kicked off again. The January 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Lauren of Celiac Teen. Lauren chose Gluten-Free Graham Wafers and Nanaimo Bars as the challenge for the month. The sources she based her recipe on are 101 Cookbooks and www.nanaimo.ca. I was pretty enthusiastic about […]
My workplace recently had a charity cherry drive – order cherries through work and a portion of the sale goes to charity. My workmate S received the email and without reading it too closely ordered two boxes of cherries. It turns out that the boxes were 2kg apiece and suddenly she was flush with excess […]