Category Archives: Other

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

So Christmas is almost upon us and if you’ve left it to the last minute to buy the ones you love a gift, here are some of my favourite cook books from my own collection that I think everyone should … Continue reading

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Taste of Melbourne back for 2014

Taste of Melbourne Festival 13-16 November 2014 Albert Park Tickets available The Taste of Melbourne Festival is back again, launching with a media launch event tonight and opening to the public Friday-Sunday. The ultimate foodie event of the year, stock up … Continue reading

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Breaking a Guinness World Record

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the World’s Largest Yum Cha, held in Treasury Gardens. With me were Sisters-A&E and Father-T. Over 750 people attended and were treated to a feast of Chinese delicacies supplied by Chan’s Yum Cha. … Continue reading

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Jean’s Cumquat Jam

When I was little, my grandmother Jean used to make cumquat jam. She had a few cumquat trees in the backyard of her property in Mount Eliza, which when I was little I thought were mini oranges. It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Christmas extras: Rhubarb Chutney

How is everyone’s Christmas preparations going? I have to admit, I’m not as prepared as I have been in previous years – by now I’ve normally got the table setting planned, my menu sorted, and everyone’s gifts bought or at … Continue reading

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