Spiked Pineapple

Spiked Pineapple Salsa with BBQ Pork

  Nothing says summer like the heady scent of sweet ripe pineapple wafting above the isles of the Queen Victoria Market. The golden fruit is piled high, fitting together like a beautiful hexagonal puzzle just waiting to be picked and made into something with a tropical bent. Originating from South America, the pineapple found its…

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Roast Cauliflower with Olive Tapenade & Garlic White Bean Mash

The Melbourne weather is so unpredictable at the moment don’t you think? One minute we’re in the tropics, basking in the heat up on rooftop bars and the next, there’s an icy blast of epic proportions that has me reaching for my winter coat. It’s been a long winter here too between blog posts on…

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Spiced Gingersnap & Balsamic Rhubarb Cheesecake Jars

It’s rhubarb season in my corner of world right now. After passing over its crimson stalks at a many a farmer’s market, I finally decided to cook with rhubarb for the first time and do some recipe testing at the same time for an upcoming edition of my food and wine column over at Latte…

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Back to School 80s Beef Chow Mein

This week my Facebook feed has been overflowing up with pictures from my first time parent friends as their kids take the first step away from the nest and embark on the great adventure of life. This is me aged 5 ½ on my very first day at school in 1983 (you do the math)…

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