A Food & Travel Blog

Win “Famiglia” – the La Casa del Formaggio Cookbook

26/08/2016 | By

Fifteen of my lucky readers will win a copy of “Famiglia” the delightful Italian family cookbook.

La Casa del Formaggio "Famiglia" cookbook

Back in June’s In My Kitchen post, one of the local treasures that was in my kitchen was the delicious La Casa del Formaggio cookbook called “Famiglia”.

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Postcards from Asti, Italy

22/08/2016 | By

I get to know the charming Italian town of Asti, in Piedmont – the perfect spot of spend a few days wandering the streets.

Asti street

The ancient town of Asti, in the Asti province, is a charming spot to while away a couple of days when exploring the Piedmont region of northwest Italy. 

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Truffled Mac ‘n’ Cheese

19/08/2016 | By

This recipe for my Truffled Mac ‘n’ Cheese, served with crusty bread and a good red, will brighten up even the coldest winter night.

Recipe for truffled mac 'n' cheese

It’s been a long, cold winter this year on our hill, so I’ve been spoiling us occasionally with some indulgent meals, and this Truffled Mac ‘n’ Cheese recipe was certainly a favourite.

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Unique Off-Train Experiences on the Indian Pacific

15/08/2016 | By

A holiday like no other – I enjoy a unique taste of Australia as I ride the iconic Indian Pacific train from one edge of the continent to the other.

indian pacific

At nearly 4,000 kilometres across, Australia truly is a wide brown land, and a couple of weeks back The Bloke and I were privileged to ride across it as guests of Great Southern Rail on the iconic Indian Pacific.

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Lavender and Lemon Scones for International Scone Week

12/08/2016 | By

Lavender and Lemon Scones – an elegant take on a delicious baking standard which, along with a good pot of tea, will brighten up a chilly afternoon.

Lavender and Lemon Scones for internat scone week

Once again it’s International Scone Week, a fabulous excuse for carb-loading on these chilly winter days and one I’m more than happy to contribute to with my recipe for Lavender and Lemon Scones.

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Catch Me on The Adelaide Show – A South Australian Podcast

05/08/2016 | By

Join me and The Foodologist talking all things food on the podcast that puts South Australia centre stage – The Adelaide Show.

photo from The Adelaide Show

George Ujvary – The Foodologist, Steve Davis of The Adelaide Show & yours truly all kitted out in food safety gear for our podcast.

My home town, Adelaide, has sometimes been accused of being a little on the quiet side by our brasher neighbours to the east.

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