cooking melbourne

Discovering Melbourne's Artisan Foods and Produce

Hunted + Gathered fennel seed chocolate

Hunted and Gathered For The Chocolate Connoisseur

Melbourne artisan chocolate makers, Hunted + Gathered, produce some pretty sophisticated chocolate bars. Lovers of rich, dark, single origin chocolate will love the stunning, slightly savoury flavour of their fennel seed chocolate bar or be so intrigued by the salt and pepper bar as to feel like a pioneer in a totally new realm of…

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returnable milk bottles

Returnable Milk Bottles

Schulz Organic Dairy in Timboon are piloting the sale of their milk in returnable glass milk bottles and its a wonderful thing. I love the look, feel and taste of milk from a bottle. While there is no rational explanation for it, the milk seems colder and tastes even better than usual when I drink…

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Brigid’s Well

From the makers of Holy Goat cheeses in Sutton Grange, Victoria comes a new ash covered, creamy goats cheese called Brigid’s Well.  I’m pleased she is was my husband’s expected remark but when you see an entire 670 gram ring of this cheese you can imagine one of the many stone wells dedicated to St…

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transpacific meal

Transpacific FaceTime Meals

With loved ones over in the West coast of the USA it was nice to be able to get together for a meal via FaceTime on the weekend. The time difference is such that you can co-ordinate a US dinner with an Australian lunch and even arrange the same menu, so there is an easy…

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Soulara – Clean, Plant-based Meal Delivery

Cooking imaginative vegetable-based food does require the ability to seek out fresh seasonal produce, have a well stocked pantry of ideas and time for hands-on preparation. If time is of the essence or if cooking is not your thing but love of healthy, quality food is then Soulara may be the solution.  Soulara home delivered…

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