A Food & Travel Blog

Adam James – the Fermenting Guru at Rough Rice

27/10/2017 | By

For some, tofu can be a little disappointing. But for Adam James, the fermenting maestro at Rough Rice, a mouthful of tofu & miso was utterly life-changing.

Jeong Kwan with Adam James

Adam James with Korean nun, the ‘philosopher chef’ Jeong Kwan.

As I mentioned to you all a few weeks back, the inaugural Ferment the Festival was held this past weekend.

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Outback Pride Fresh – Unique Native Australian Foods Available in the Supermarkets Now!

13/10/2017 | By

We’ve been enjoying their unique and sustainable range of native foods in restaurants for years – now we can cook with Outback Pride Fresh products at home!

Logo - outback pride fresh

For more years than they care to remember, Mike and Gayle Quarmby of Outback Pride Fresh have been producing a diverse range of premium, fresh, native food.

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The Outer Hebrides Islands of Harris and Lewis

09/10/2017 | By

Harris and Lewis are islands in the stunning Outer Hebrides – although, confusingly, they are not separated by sea, but on the same land mass.

Outer Hebrides - village of tarbert

Arriving in the village of Tarbert on Harris – home of Harris tweed.

The Outer Hebrides, also known as the Western Isles, are a chain of islands off the west coast of Scotland and perched quite literally at the edge of the world.

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In My Kitchen October 2017

06/10/2017 | By

Another quick roundup of things I’m loving in my kitchen this month.

In My Kitchen this month, kombucha

I write this gazing out on a warm, sunny spring afternoon – and boy, has it been a long time coming. Unlike the In My Kitchen blog posts that seem to come around with alarming speed! 

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Where We Discover Scotland – First Stop Skye

02/10/2017 | By

The Outer Hebrides are an outrageously long way from Adelaide, and our first stop on the journey to discover Scotland is the historic island of Skye.

discover scotland

The Bloke and I are big music fans, especially of international folk and roots music. Last year friends of ours attended HebCelt, a Scottish celtic folk music festival in the Outer Hebrides so this year we tagged along when they went again, to discover Scotland and it’s music for ourselves.

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Sweet Corn Chowder with Scallops and Bacon

29/09/2017 | By

My Sweet Corn Chowder with Scallops and Bacon is rich in the sweet/salty flavour profile we all love, and perfect for any time of year.

Sweet Corn Chowder with Scallops and Bacon, fresh scallops

Image from Wikimedia Commons.

Followers of my Instagram account will be well aware that I was in Scotland recently, chowing my way around the Highlands.

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