Sharing some of New Zealand

A non-foodie post today for a change just because I can.  I had the priviledge of being able to visit New Zealand this month with my family for a very special lady’s 90th birthday.  I wanted to share with you some of the amazing sights I saw along the way.

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,…

One of my favourite places on earth

I moved to Adelaide back in the mid 2000’s to work for a year.  I ended up staying for five, and one of the major reasons I’m sure, is because of the food. For me the ultimate source of great produce was the Adelaide Central Market.  Four years on, and two cities later and I…

Passionfruit and White Chocolate Cake

We had a birthday in the house last week so it was time to break out the cake baking skills.  After my last efforts at baking a cake on a special occasion (see this post), I thought it was actually quite bold of me to leave this to the night of the actual event to…

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…

Luscious Lime Syrup Cake

If you love limes, then this is a beautifully light way to turn limes into a fresh, juicy and delicious cake.  Syrup over cake creates such a juicy texture, particularly when combined with the coconut, it’s a little bit of a lady-like holiday on your fork. I’ve used a recipe from one of Australia’s iconic…