Tefal Cuisine Companion review plus a recipe for pumpkin, coconut and lime soup

I’ve got myself a new kitchen toy and this time Meat-and-Three-Veg can’t complain.  He thinks I have an overabundance of kitchen kit and when I think about it… (food processer, stand mixer, hand held blender, jug blender,…

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A sunny Sunday afternoon at the Peninsula Picnic

Food, wine, music, blue sky and sunshine.  The first ever Peninsula Picnic this weekend ticked all the boxes for a most excellent Sunday afternoon.   Pope Joan’s smoked yoghurt soft serve Tickets sold…

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Sponsored post: Cask wine gets a makeover

Let’s be honest, when I was at university cask wine was known as “goon” and I drank it to get drunk cheaply. But, now I’m all grown up cask wine has grown up as well.  The new…

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POSTED BY: Cara ON March 25th, 2015
Jeremy Charles at Woodland House

It’s no mean feat to take on Jaques Reymond’s former restaurant after 27 years and reinvent it but that’s what Reymond’s former chefs, Thomas Woods and Hayden McFarland, have attempted to do at Woodland House. As a…

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Burnham Beeches: Shannon Bennett’s Piggery Cafe and Bakery is making the Dandenongs hip

The Dandenongs, the suburb of afternoon teas and Puffing Billy, has suddenly become a little bit hip with the opening of Shannon Bennett’s Burnham Beeches.  Bennett has grand plans for his newest project with a planned luxury…

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POSTED BY: Cara ON March 20th, 2015

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