As mentioned in a recent post, The Brooding Architect and I recently played host to The Brother In Law. While out in the Yarra Valley to stocking up on supplies, we also dropped by the Yarra Valley Dairy (“YVD”) for a late lunch. YVD are specialist, local cheese producers. All of the cheeses are handmade on-site, using traditional farmhouse {more}

Apologies for my terrible, terrible slackness. It is all too familiar excuse – work, work and more work.  In between my long hours chained to the desk, I did however manage to sneak in a few Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Events (and master the Secrets of the Red Lantern goat curry – but more on that another {more}

Recently I broke up with my hairdresser. To be completely honest, it was one of those ‘relationships’ that was just never going to work from the start. To begin with, our relationship born out of convenience. I was missing, Yanni, the Master Stylist with the magic scissors and cape from Vogue Nationale in Brisbane and I desperately needed a Melbourne {more}

As I mentioned a few post back, Glamorous Sister No. 2 and her boyfriend, The Strong Silent Type, were down in Melbourne for a visit last weekend. Saturday was a gorgeous, sunny Spring day, so we all jumped in the car and drove down to the Peninsula to soak in the hot springs. On the {more}

Recently, when my Mum came down to visit from the Sunshine State, we ventured out of the City to (spa) Country. I love Daylesford because it combines all of the things I love about the country – fresh produce, plenty of greenery and Fernleigh Farm free range bacon – with all of my city creature {more}

Our friend, The Doctor, introduced The Brooding Architect and I to Balha’s not long after we moved to Melbourne. Worst mistake ever. Being walking distance to the hands down the best Lebanese pastries in Melbourne is dangerous. Even more dangerous is the fact that the pastries here are available to buy in 1kg lots. I {more}

For the past few months I have been getting my weekly supply of fruit and vegies from the CERES Fair Food service (previously known as CERES Food Connect). CERES Food Connect is an organic food delivery service, where you purchase direct from the farmer. All of the fruit and vegetables are sourced locally and the {more}