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Australia’s First Raw Blue Cheese – South Australian Cheese Makers Kicking Goals Again!

21/11/2014 | By

King Saul Raw Blue Cheese

King Saul Raw Blue Cheese

It is just possible that I may be a little biased, but as far as I’m concerned South Australia punches well above it’s weight when it comes to exceptional food production.  Two separate, but hugely exciting, announcements over the last week or so are proof of this.

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Brilliant & Bullet-Proof – Haigh’s Dark Chocolate Mud Cake

07/11/2014 | By

Haighs Chocolate Mud Cake

Haigh’s Chocolate Mud Cake

One of the things I love about food blogging is checking the post. Occasionally there are interesting-looking parcels waiting for me that I wasn’t expecting. If the parcel contains chocolate, well – my day is made.

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Buffalo Dairy Herd – A First for South Australia

31/10/2014 | By

The boldest buffalo lady in the herd.

The boldest buffalo lady in the herd.

Back in the last century, when I was a mere slip of a thing, the entirety of my cheese experience consisted of the nasty blue boxes of Kraft “cheese” that were found on every school sandwich and the Coon or crumbly Cracker Barrel that my mother brought out for special occasions. Cheese stores were unheard of and the idea of a goat cheese or, god forbid, a buffalo curd was utterly unimaginable.

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Exploring Chocolate in Montreal

27/10/2014 | By

Chocolat Privil├Ęge, Montreal

Chocolate makes me happy, so discovering that I was to spend a day exploring the chocolate secrets of Montreal was guaranteed to make me very happy indeed.

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Wish You Were Here Postcards – Poultry Shopping in the Fes Medina

22/10/2014 | By

There’s really no doubting how fresh your chicken is when you practically have it processed before your very eyes.

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Back to the Bees – the Fairmont Waterfront Bees

27/09/2014 | By

I’ve been very happy to find myself back in Vancouver this week and even more happy to have a chance to check up on how the bees on the roof of the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel are getting along. I first visited them about 15 months ago, in early summer, so this was a great chance to see the rooftop garden and what’s left of the bees at the other end of their season.

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