Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Bread and Butter Pudding

The holidays have come and gone, the last oysters have been slurped and the turkey scraps have ended up in the most delicious sandwiches.


Chilled Cucumber Soup with Smoked Salmon and Black Sesame

It. Is. So. Hot. Like ridiculously hot. Especially for someone who is used to spending the weeks and days before Christmas rushing from one heated store to the next, wrapped up in scarves, gloves and a thick down jacket.

Southern American Goodness at Le Bon Ton

A couple of weeks ago, when I was asking some fellow foodies on suggestions about a great pub that serves delicious food and might convince someone to move to Melbourne, they pointed me towards Le Bon Ton in Collingwood. As we got off the train we thought we might’ve ended up in the wrong street,…

A Special Date at The Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld

This post is almost two months overdue. I’ve said it before in some other posts and it’s also obviously evident in my lack of posts in the recent weeks – life 1.0 has taken over. For some reason I have been crazy busy, getting fit, training for a half marathon, catching up with friends, trying…

Cool down with a Spanish Gazpacho

I have to admit, I didn’t cook this tonight, but I made this together with my mother when I went back to Germany in July, during the European summer. This delicious, Spanish soup requires no cooking and is whipped up in no time. So it’s perfect for a 35°C day, now that it’s finally warming…

ZomatoMeetup at Mesa Verde

Mexican food is one of those trends that luckily doesn’t seem to go away in this city. So I was super excited when I got an invitation from Zomato to join them at the ZomatoMeetup at Mesa Verde. Mesa Verde is located in Curtin House on Swanston St. Yep, the one with the many stairs….