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Simple Baked Salmon Recipe (Salmon Boats)

Simple Baked Salmon Recipe (Salmon Boats)

Simple Baked Salmon Recipe (Salmon Boats) I generally refer to this simple Baked Salmon recipe as ‘salmon boats’ at home because they’re baked in a ‘boat’ of alo foil. What I love about this recipe is how simple it is to prepare and how well it presents and tastes. The best part is that the...
Mid Week Meal Recipes

Mid Week Meal Recipes

  Mid Week Meal Recipes What to cook for dinner tonight? This collection of mid-week meal recipes will provide some ideas. As tough as it can be at times to find variation, I do find that having set days to cook/eat certain types of food can help not only with budgeting and planning but takes...
Kids Events and Festivals Melbourne 2019

Kids Events and Festivals Melbourne 2019

KIDS EVENTS AND FESTIVALS MELBOURNE 2019 This year we have put together a calendar of events and festivals for kids (or ones that are kid-friendly) around Melbourne and Victoria for 2019. Our calendar of Kids Events and Festivals Melbourne 2019 gives you an ongoing list (updated throughout the year) of things to  see and do with your children...
Melbourne Food Festivals and Events 2019

Melbourne Food Festivals and Events 2019

MELBOURNE FOOD FESTIVALS AND EVENTS 2019 A calendar of food festivals and events around Melbourne and Victoria for 2019 Melbourne (and Victoria) is a multi-cultural melting pot thriving with world class coffee and food. As a result food festivals and events have followed suit, all catering to our every possible culinary needs from Cheese to Salami...
Dine Smart - November to December 2018

Dine Smart – November to December 2018

Dine Smart 2018 When you eat out or go for drinks this festive season – drink and dine for a worthy cause. Here you’ll find this year’s participating Dine Smart restaurants country-wide. For those of you who have been following DC for a little while or have purchased our Melbourne for Conscious Foodies food guide, you’ll...
Conscious Christmas Gift Guide 2018

Conscious Christmas Gift Guide 2018

Conscious Christmas Gift Guide 2018 In our Conscious Christmas Gift Guide for 2018, there is something for everyone – foodies and non-foodies. If you’re looking to give back this festive season, look below for some very conscious Christmas shopping. From coffee beans to pre-loved fashion (sustainable), even greeting cards, there’s something for almost everyone. Xx   GIFTS...
Melbourne Christmas Markets 2018

Melbourne Christmas Markets 2018

Melbourne Christmas Markets 2018 Get into the Christmas spirit at these festive markets around Melbourne Melbourne at Christmas has an undeniable buzz about it. Shops windows with festive themes, stores full of Christmas themed products and packaging, even the odd appearance of fake snow (despite it being summer) – is all around. Apart from all of...
Pasta Bake Recipe (Meat Free)

Pasta Bake Recipe (Meat Free)

Pasta Bake Recipe (Meat Free) For anyone that’s tried my Aunty Rosie’s Pasta Bake with meatballs, it is the true definition of comfort food. It’s a soft, flavour full bake with pockets of mozzarella that seem to stretch for miles, and juicy meatballs hidden within the layers of pasta. My Aunt’s recipe requires a particular combination...
6 Tips for Catering Your Next Party

6 Tips for Catering Your Next Party

6 Tips for Catering Your Next Party Some party catering tips for your next home gathering.  By Kevin Marshall   Social gatherings around food, drinks and music make for some of the most fun and memorable moments in our lives. When your time comes to host a dinner party, kid’s birthday or family gathering, you’ll...
Baked Feta Recipe

Baked Feta Recipe

Baked Feta Recipe Now that I have a little one to look after, my spare time is limited and my cooking style has adjusted with it.  Simple dishes have become the flavour of the year. I have also become best friends with my oven, a saviour for the majority of my meals which now involve...
Zucchini Goat Cheese Loaf Recipe

Zucchini Goat Cheese Loaf Recipe

Zucchini Goat Cheese Loaf Recipe This simple Zucchini Goat Cheese Loaf recipe creates a moist, hearty savoury loaf that will get you through quick breakfasts or snacks throughout the week. Cut thick slices and enjoy on its own or jazz up with a slow cooked egg and smoked salmon.   Zucchini Goat Cheese Loaf Makes 6...
Travel: Tips for Flying Solo with a Baby

Travel: Tips for Flying Solo with a Baby

Travel: Tips for Flying Solo with a Baby  Some things that worked for me flying 22 hours alone with a four-month-old baby. There are a lot of things I have done this year that I didn’t think I could. The two main ones? One: give birth, and the second: fly on my own on a...