Sunday, April 29, 2018

Travel Diary:: What to See, Taste and Do in Orange, Central West NSW


"You may already know that a dedicated bunch of food lovers want to create a special gustatory event which will appeal to interested locals and tourist in Orange in colourful autumn … What better theme than to use the riches right under our noses?” – Rhonda Doyle, Journalist, 1991

Saturday, April 14, 2018

How to create a simple fresh table flatlay for a long Sunday brunch

“If you could invite anyone over for Sunday brunch, who would it be?” I asked my local florist, Jackie of Jackie’s Floral Gallery as we sat, ate and drank for Sunday brunch in my home. “Oooh, let me think … I would invite Meryl Streep, Clint Eastwood, Ashton Kutcher and I love music and I’m sure I played guitar in my past life somewhere by a river in Mississippi … so definitely Santana, Dwayne Johnson ‘The Rock" and Tina Turner, she’s pretty cool … I would have them all over for brunch.”

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Market life of MD Provodores: The Farmers, the Providore and the Restaurateur and Chef


“Good morning, Jen!” Mouhamad greets me warmly at 6.30am as I approached his warehouse at Sydney Markets. It was drizzly but that didn’t get in the way of the buzz and energy I felt at the markets, with his staff, forklifts and trucks constantly on the move. “Good morning, Mouhamad! Jimena and Juan should be here in 5 minutes.”

Monday, April 2, 2018

Vegan Recipe :: Baked Porridge with Apple and Figs


I can't resist picking up magazines to read as I'm waiting for my turn at the check out aisle and particularly if they are food magazines with new recipes I haven't tried before that are labelled "triple tested".