Category Archives: Out & About

Dining out, trips, shops etc

Roast Pumpkin Risotto

Recently I was lucky enough to attend an evening with Nigella Lawson on the Sydney leg of her current book tour (more about that in a later post). The venue was the fabulous Chiswick at the Gallery restaurant owned by … Continue reading

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A Moorish Birthday….

Now I am not one of those ‘ladies of a certain age’ to bemoan having a birthday…whats not to like… right? Sure…you notch up another year and the thought of lighting that many candles without access to a fire extinguisher … Continue reading

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To market, to market….organic that is.

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I attribute my passion for cooking to my Nanna whose green thumb(s), and suburban handkerchief-size kitchen garden provided a significant amount of the many vegetables I ate as a child. I was regularly in her company and from an early … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Break

It’s amazing what a few weeks of ‘time-out’ engaging in the things which delight can do for a person. Tomorrow I am back to the corporate world and I am hoping I can maintain the calm and sense of joy … Continue reading

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Melbourne v Sydney – Fresh Produce Markets

Recently Aron & I enjoyed 4 days in Melbourne. Whereas I am a Sydney girl through and through, I have family in Melbourne, as has Aron, so we both share a deep affection and attraction for this vibrant city (see … Continue reading

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