Miso Roasted Eggplant


Over Easter, we traveled back to Adelaide to visit Alex’s parents (and raid the veggie patch, of course!) We picked tomatoes, butternut squash, figs, and the most wonderfully sweet eggplants we’ve ever had. We decided to make our version of one of my favourite eggplant dishes- miso eggplant. Our version is full of ginger and chili,…

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Launch of the #socialfeeds Food Truck, with Bank of Melbourne


Hello friends! I know this isn’t one of our usual recipes or reviews, but two weeks ago we got to be a part of a really exciting project here in Melbourne, and wanted to share our experience with you all. Six or so weeks ago, Bank of Melbourne announced an instagram competition called #socialfeeds. #socialfeeds…

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Harissa Spiced Freekeh with Honey Roasted Vegetables


Late last year, I discovered a lovely grain that is now being hailed as a leader in 2014’s round of new ‘superfoods’- freekeh. Freekeh is a grain slightly similar to barley, but it can be a bit fiddly to cook with- the first time we used it we were a little freaked out by the…

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Zucchini Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce


Greetings! Sorry for the lag in posts- we just got back from a wonderful week in Bali- keep an eye out for lots of new restaurants reviews in the coming weeks from our adventures there! In the meantime, here is a recipe for the first ever raw recipe to grace our website! I’ve been intrigued…

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Jack’s Wife Freda, Soho NYC- Throwback Thursday pt. 2


Yes, this is a post all the way back from my October NYC trip. But even my embarrassment at being so delayed on this post couldn’t stop me, because Jack’s Wife Freda is an amazing Soho spot in the sea of New York restaurants. We went for Sunday brunch, and started off with some drinks-…

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Green Olive at Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


A few weeks ago Alex, Alex’s brother and I went on a day trip out to the Mornington Peninsula to explore some wineries and the beaches. We ended up stopping at Green Olive for lunch- Green Olive is an amazing place that raises sheep and chickens, grows vegetables and also produces olive oil and wine…

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Panzanella Salad


Happy 2014! Apologies for being off-the-grid for so long- we recently moved into a new place and are lacking internet for the foreseeable future. However I just discovered a lovely coffee shop up the road with wifi, so we’re back! Since the standard New Years resolution tends to involve some sort of get fit/get healthy/diet…

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Thai Cucumber and Peanut Salad


Here’s a simple salad that will have the taste buds tingling. Hot, salty, sweet, sour and a perfect palate cleanser for a Massaman curry or any other Thai curry for that matter.  If you want to bulk out this salad, tearing up some baby spinach works a treat.  I served it alongside a massaman curry,…

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Beetroot, Feta & Raspberry Salad


Spotting some baby beets in the fruit and veg shop with the crisp leaves still attached, I knew I had to make myself a salad.  Beetroot leaves are perfectly edible and buying a bunch with the leaves still attached gives you two vegetables for the price of one. The small, tender leaves can be eaten…

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Liberty Tavern, Omaha


Liberty Tavern is located in the Downtown Omaha Hilton, prime restaurant real estate due to its proximity to the convention center and new stadium. As part of a gift for their 25th wedding anniversary my parents received a dinner at Liberty Tavern, which my brother and I were more than happy to crash. We started…

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