A Food & Travel Blog

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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On Eating Meat Book Review – and Fire and Flavour from Adelaide’s Chef Nu

19/07/2019 | By

I check out two new books this week – Matthew Evans’ confronting, but inspiring ‘On Eating Meat’, and the heartwarming collection of family-inspired recipes in from chef Nu Suandokmai in ‘Fire and Flavour’.

 On Eating Meat by Matthew Evans

Australian chef, farmer and food critic Matthew Evans, of Fat Pig Farm, has a new book out and it’s going to ruffle some feathers. 

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Bread and Butter Pudding – an Endlessly Variable Old-Fashioned Dessert

12/07/2019 | By

I’ve never used a recipe to make bread and butter pudding, but I’ve had requests for one, so here it is. Just remember to make enough for breakfast!

bread and butter pudding

My breakfast!

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Last week I posted a picture of my breakfast of left-over bread and butter pudding on my Instagram profile and Facebook page (feel free to follow me on both – the links are to the right). 

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L’Italy in North Adelaide – Serving Genuinely Thoughtful Italian Food

05/07/2019 | By

A new kid on the block in North Adelaide, L’Italy is not simply another Italian restaurant – their menu is as conscientious as it is delicious.

bar at L'Italy

 

This isn’t a bad gig to have – I get to see the world, meet loads of interesting people and eat so much (too much?) fabulous food. 

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Matera, Southern Italy – A Living Ancient City Symbolised by a Distinctive Bread

24/06/2019 | By

A 2019 UNESCO European Capital of Culture, the ancient stone streets of Matera are utterly unique – and are symbolised by a unique loaf of bread.

sassi, matera

Carved into the limestone of a steep gorge over the River Gravina in Basilicata, Southern Italy, Matera is considered to be the oldest inhabited city in the world, with estimates suggesting it has been inhabited continuously for over three millennia, and periodically for up to 700 millennia before that.

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Happy 100th Birthday Hilton Hotels – How Hilton Adelaide was a Total Game-Changer

14/06/2019 | By

Now 100 years old, the Hilton Hotels chain wrote the book on hotel standards – and 36 years ago Hilton Adelaide helped changed this town forever.

hilton adelaide

Adelaide has developed something of a reputation as a party town, with the first part of the year a blur of  internationally noted theatre, arts, drama, music, dance and festivals, drawing visitors from all over the country – and the world.

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