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Christmas Dinner Party Dessert: Pumpernickel Ice-Cream

Christmas Dinner Party Dessert: Pumpernickel Ice-Cream

The first time I had a version of pumpernickel ice-cream was at the old Crimean Restaurant in North Melbourne. Now sadly closed, the Queensberry street corner pub boasted a delicious menu of all things east European, serving crucial smoked, pickled and cured delicacies with obligatory […]

PARTY RECIPE: Mini Sausage Rolls

PARTY RECIPE: Mini Sausage Rolls

Upon first arriving in Australia I was faced with this uncanny same-same-but-different feeling everywhere I went. An eerie, unsettling feeling that pervaded those most mundane of tasks like food shopping. The supermarkets were filled with identical products that had very slight name changes, like Weetbix […]

How to Make the Perfect Cheese and Spinach Gozleme

How to Make the Perfect Cheese and Spinach Gozleme

If you happen to be in Melbourne’s inner north at the weekend you should probably pay a visit to Preston MarketĀ for a gozleme. It’s a real locals’ market chockers with fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and meats. Set just behind Preston High Street you are more […]

Cabbage Salad with WAFU dressing

Cabbage Salad with WAFU dressing

There’s nothing like spending a warm Saturday afternoon in the garden with friends gathered round, drinks flowing and the barbeque fired up ready to grill a few chops and eating this delicious Japanese cabbage salad. Growing up, Dad ran a small barbeque business called Food […]