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Love, kin and birthday cakes

By On July 28, 2014

  “You can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family, an’ they’re still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge ’em or not, and it makes you look… Read More


Foraging amongst the Gauls

By On July 28, 2014

It’s no secret that the Gauls had a penchant for good food. Asterix and Obelix demonstrated this delightfully in their grand gourmet tour all over France collecting regional delicacies: Camaracum Humbugs sweets,… Read More


Breakfast of stars

By On June 11, 2014

“When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?” “What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What do you say, Piglet?” “I say,… Read More

Breads & Crackers

Bread winner

By On June 10, 2014

Once upon a time, I was a bread fiend. I lived in Italy and France for a while and devoured freshly baked baguette, croissant, ciabatta, crostini, pain au chocolat, cornetti, pizza. “Pane… Read More


Cinnamon choc chai

By On June 4, 2014

Would you? Could you? in a car? Eat them! Eat them! Here they are. You may like them. You will see. You may like them in a tree?                          Green eggs and ham,… Read More


Hunger bites

By On May 30, 2014

  Yesterday was World Hunger Day. 1 billion people hungry! We decided to add two more in solidarity. Just for the day…. We joined the benevolent folk of FoodBankSA, paid our donations… Read More

Breads & Crackers

Dunkin Pumpkin Donuts

By On May 27, 2014

I went to an organic food market on Saturday. Wow. Vegetarian heaven. Aisles of growing plantlets, clutching onto trellises and tripods, wrapped up in shade cloth and twine. It was delightful.  … Read More


Making magic with food

By On May 19, 2014

Once upon a time, there was magic in food… …..… Read More