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La Pescheria Catania - A Feast for the Eyes and Belly

La Pescheria Catania – A Feast for the Eyes and Belly

La Pescheria Catania – A Feast for the Eyes and Belly See why the La Pescheria food market is an absolute must-visit on any itinerary to Catania   Catania’s colourful and famous market, La Pescheria is an absolute feast for the eyes and belly. Despite visits to many exciting and colourful markets over the years like Melbourne’s...
Gnocchi with Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Gnocchi with Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Gnocchi with Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe This Gnocchi with Creamy Mushroom Sauce recipe is so easy to prepare and cook. While you boil water for the gnocchi you can get started on your sauce which is simply olive oil, onion, mushrooms, salt, pepper and cream. I love this for dinner when I’m looking for a...
Easy Chicken Apple Curry Recipe

Easy Chicken Apple Curry Recipe

Easy Chicken Apple Curry Recipe This Easy Chicken Apple Curry Recipe is an old favourite I learnt a very long time ago from a family friend. A non-spicy style curry, you soften the apples and onions together as a base to create a balanced but sweet curry sauce. After frying, the chicken simmers in the sauce,...
Potato Frittata Recipe

Potato Frittata Recipe

Potato Frittata Recipe This Potato Frittata recipe is a twist on the frittata my Mum made for us growing up (and still does!). It is such a comforting dish, and is really easy to put together. It serves two people (two slices each) as a main with salad for a light dinner or lunch, and...
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...