A Food & Travel Blog

Sharing the Local Food Love – Eat Local with Baylies Epicurean Delights

04/10/2019 | By

Robert and Angela Bell of Baylies Epicurean Delights have travelled a long way – from the UK, in fact – to become Adelaide Hills local food heroes!

Baylies Epicurean Delights

It’s high time I shared this slice of local food love, and introduced you to an Adelaide Hills local, Baylies Epicurean Delights!

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Itria Bontà – Artisan Cheese Making in Puglia

20/09/2019 | By

It’s all about the food when I’m travelling, but having the opportunity to watch a local artisan cheese making hero in Southern Italy was a special treat!

artisan cheese making

During our visit to Southern Italy a few months back, The Bloke and I were lucky enough to be able to spend some time at Itria Bontà, a small family-owned farm near Alberobello that has been making organic, artisan products for over 70 years.

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Snapper Fishing and South Australian Food Security

13/09/2019 | By

Snapper fishing – and eating – is a favourite South Australian summer pastime, but now it’s threatened. You need to know why.

fishing boat, Snapper Fishing

Summertime … (Image by orythys from Pixabay)

Adelaide news accounts from a couple of weeks back reported a sharp decline in snapper numbers in South Australian waters, prompting a suggestion that snapper fishing may be banned for up to three years.

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Sassi Ice Cream – A Delicious New Non-Dairy, Vegan Ice Cream Selection

26/07/2019 | By

Food connects cultures and builds ties – and that’s just what Sassi Ice Cream, in a range of stunning Middle Eastern flavours, was created to do.

sassi ice cream cones

I’m sure all of my Australian readers are aware that Masterchef Australia has been in the news for the last couple of weeks – for all the wrong reasons (revelations of cheating, stealing, allegations of arrogance and greed – and that was the judges!). 

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Cape Byron Distillery – A Story of Gin and Regeneration

12/10/2018 | By

With a somewhat disreputable past, gin has not always been associated with good, but the tale behind Cape Byron Distillery is a total good-news story!

brookie's gin at Cape Byron Distillery,

I wonder if any other alcoholic drink has had such a chequered career as gin? Over the centuries it’s fortunes have been up and down – but gin is definitely on an up these days!

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Make my Citrus Granola and Add Some Riverland Sunshine to Your Day

20/06/2018 | By

My deliciously fragrant citrus granola recipe is simple (naturally), economical and supports local growers – oh, and it’s probably a bit healthy too!

recipe for citrus granola

We’re empty-nesters now, for the time being, at least. It may be for good – who knows? 

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