Black and White Rice Pudding

   Reading a Donna Hay magazine from a few months ago got my creative juices flowing and inspired me.  The theme was black and white.  Sounds great, but in actual reality I’m sure it was quite a challenge to food it up without colour… it’s such a big part of delighting the senses.   But…

Roast Beetroot and Dill Salad

Have I mentioned that one of my favourite herbs is dill?  I don’t think I use it enough in recipes in proportion to just how much I love it.  Like saffron, it evokes memories of Sweden and my gorgeous Swedish friends and family.  In particular the inspiration for this dish came from a gorgeous Canadian…

A foodie’s view of Bali

About 3 years ago I took my second holiday to Bali.  The first time round I had been fortunate to go with work, but it had been a few nights in Kuta Beach, which wasn’t really my style.  This time around I travelled with my foodie friend Tui, and we choose to stay in Ubud,…

Why Everyone Should Travel….MS. Galileo’s Greek Tzatziki

My experience of Greece, or more particularly the Greek Islands, was one of a homecoming.  I don’t have a family back ground from the Mediterranean, but it certainly felt like I did, the way I was literally buzzing my way around the place, feeling like I’d been Greek in another life.  The food, the history,…

a visual feast of Thai Food

One of the things that fascinates me about travel, is the way that people eat in other countries.  I will always have visiting the local supermarket/market on my list of must do’s, as I love to check out what the daily meals consist of, and to see what flavours are used and how food is…

my story of Australian ANZAC biscuits

My story of ANZAC biscuits starts quite a  time ago…… When I was 17 years old, I spent a year living in Sweden as an exchange student.   It was back in a time in my life where my interest in food lay more in the eating, a time before I really wanted to learn…