Category Archives: Food to eat

hating on the supermarket

Years ago I started following the blog of writer Rohan Anderson called; Whole Larder Love. He initially started as a passionate sea-change cook. Loving home made, home sourced produce. As the years have passed he has appeared to continue to

hating on the supermarket

Years ago I started following the blog of writer Rohan Anderson called; Whole Larder Love. He initially started as a passionate sea-change cook. Loving home made, home sourced produce. As the years have passed he has appeared to continue to

Canned tuna fish sandwich

Its hard to think that it was over a year ago that the wife and I were sunning ourselves in Koh Samui on what has ended up being our final holiday before adding a rugrat to the family. 3 months

Canned tuna fish sandwich

Its hard to think that it was over a year ago that the wife and I were sunning ourselves in Koh Samui on what has ended up being our final holiday before adding a rugrat to the family. 3 months

Osso Bucco

Suddenly, its like its winter. After the record stretch of days over 30 degrees celsius, all of a sudden we have single figure lows, the heater is on, as are the scarves and beanies. The cooler weather brings a warmth to

Osso Bucco

Suddenly, its like its winter. After the record stretch of days over 30 degrees celsius, all of a sudden we have single figure lows, the heater is on, as are the scarves and beanies. The cooler weather brings a warmth to

Spaghetti Bolognaise

My uncle and aunt came to visit our new place on the weekend. That’s the Italian uncle. Not that could you could tell. I don’t get to see him as often as I would like, but hopefully with having moved

Spaghetti Bolognaise

My uncle and aunt came to visit our new place on the weekend. That’s the Italian uncle. Not that could you could tell. I don’t get to see him as often as I would like, but hopefully with having moved

Passata day

It seems that all traditions have to start one day. Some Italian families have been making passata every summer for years, mates talk of hanging salami during winter. Despite my Italian background (somewhat diluted Italian heritage) I have never been

Passata day

It seems that all traditions have to start one day. Some Italian families have been making passata every summer for years, mates talk of hanging salami during winter. Despite my Italian background (somewhat diluted Italian heritage) I have never been

Home made sausages

I’ve been spending a fair bit of time researching all things homemade. I love the idea of being self-sustainable, of growing my own produce. Meat, veg, fruit. Everything. I found a blog and book by a guy called Rohan Anderson.

Home made sausages

I’ve been spending a fair bit of time researching all things homemade. I love the idea of being self-sustainable, of growing my own produce. Meat, veg, fruit. Everything. I found a blog and book by a guy called Rohan Anderson.

Perfect Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parma. What a staple of Melbourne pub life. Almost every pub through Melbourne serves their own version of a Parma and a pot, and there is not a single dish that causes more earnest, heated debate about its finer

Perfect Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parma. What a staple of Melbourne pub life. Almost every pub through Melbourne serves their own version of a Parma and a pot, and there is not a single dish that causes more earnest, heated debate about its finer

Garam Masala roasted pumpkin soup

Growing up, it was the job of my sister and I to plant the pumpkin seeds late in spring. Not one to ignore the opportunity to find a shortcut, we learnt that throwing the seeds around was a quicker and

Garam Masala roasted pumpkin soup

Growing up, it was the job of my sister and I to plant the pumpkin seeds late in spring. Not one to ignore the opportunity to find a shortcut, we learnt that throwing the seeds around was a quicker and

Frittata

I’m lucky enough to get a supply of fresh guinea fowl eggs from my parents whenever they come down to Melbourne (my parents, not the guinea fowl). These chickens live a life of scratching in alive, happy soil, wandering around

Frittata

I’m lucky enough to get a supply of fresh guinea fowl eggs from my parents whenever they come down to Melbourne (my parents, not the guinea fowl). These chickens live a life of scratching in alive, happy soil, wandering around

The French Shop

It’s bloody Julie. Peering over the counter, almost lost for the cheese and terrines and pate is Julie. 14 years she’s been expressing herself at the French Shop, just at the Therry Street entrance (opposite Le’ McDonalds). I say “expressing”

The French Shop

It’s bloody Julie. Peering over the counter, almost lost for the cheese and terrines and pate is Julie. 14 years she’s been expressing herself at the French Shop, just at the Therry Street entrance (opposite Le’ McDonalds). I say “expressing”