The freezing wind, grey skies and intermittent drizzle at the moment means only one thing: soup weather. Short of escaping for a tropical holiday (also on my to do list) making a big pot of soup is the best way to warm yourself up from the inside out. At the moment I’ve been making
I’m getting a vegie box delivered at the moment (I’m using Aussie Farmers Direct) hoping it will make me eat more of the good stuff and more seasonally. With only me and Meat-and-Three-Veg to feed it takes a bit of creativity to get through all the produce and so a big bag of carrots gave
It’s a wintery long weekend so my thoughts are turning to a steaming bowl of Assam laksa. I learnt to make laksa at Pearly Kee’s Penang home cooking school in Malaysia and a big bowl of it is a sure fire way to transport me straight back to a warm climate.
One of my favourite restaurants in my hometown of Melbourne is Movida, a brilliant tapas bar. The original small bar which was always impossible to get into (Londoners – think Barrafina but with bookings) has now expanded to two additional restaurants, Movida Next Door and Movida Acqui each with their own distinct personalities and menus.