I love nothing more than a cooking class so the closure of the cooking school at Queen Vic market earlier this year was a sad day. There is a temporary replacement though and it’s even bigger and better. Opening last week I was invited to try out Fisher & Paykel’s pop up cooking school “The
Taste of Melbourne is back this year at Albert Park Lake for 2014. It’s on from Thursday 13 November to Sunday 16 November. Participating restaurants this year include Brooks, Lucy Liu, Mamasita, Huxtaburger, Burch & Purchese and Movida. The lovely people at Taste of Melbourne have given me two double passes for Gourmet Chick readers.
Thanks to eHarmony I’ve got two $250 vouchers for KitchenwareDirect to give away. So what’s the connection between dating and cooking? eHarmony says dating is a lot like cooking in many ways; both of them need the right ingredients to create the best results. When we think back to our best dating experiences, it’s usually
Lately I’ve been trying to cook on the BBQ as much as possible. Even if the weather isn’t playing ball there’s something very satisfying about cooking on an open flame in the great outdoors (or at least my backyard). A delivery of some Moro olive oil this week made me think about using the oil
The alfresco restaurant festival Taste of Melbourne is back this year at Albert Park Lake. It’s on from Thursday 14 November to Sunday 17 November. Participating restaurants this year include Huxtaburger, B’Stilla, Bomba, Saint Crispin, Chin Chin and Movida. If you want an idea of what the festival is about read my round up of
In a final Gourmet Giveaway for the year I’ve got 10 free digital magazine subscriptions thanks to Zinio. As a magazine and iPad addict I’m pretty excited about this giveaway. Zinio includes thousands of magazines from all over the world like Vogue, Frankie, Rolling Stone, Inside Out, Marie Claire and Conde Nast Traveller. Of course
I’ve never been to Taste of Melbourne before but after attending Taste of London a few times in the UK I’m interested to see how the concept translates over here. This year Taste of Melbourne is going outdoors and will be held at Albert Park lake. It runs from Thursday 15 November to Sunday 18
Have you heard of Eat Your Books? If you are like me and slightly (!) addicted to buying cook books then it is one of the best websites out there. The people behind Eat Your Books have indexed hundreds and thousands of cook books, magazines and blogs including the majority of the ones I own