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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...
Eritrean Recipes

Eritrean Recipes

Eritrean Recipes Learn to make a wonderful Eritrean feast using these fabulous flavourful recipes.   In late December 2017, we hosted an Eritrean Cooking class with our friends at Cultivating Community. One of the generous Eritrean cooks in their community network, Shadya – pictured above took our group through an entire Eritrean feast from scratch....
Eritrean Vegetable Curry

Eritrean Vegetable Curry

  Eritrean Vegetable Curry  Serves 10 – 12 people as a shared/side dish   Named ‘alicha’ in Tigrinya (the Eritrean language), this Eritrean Vegetable Curry is flavoursome, hearty and warming. This is just another of the various recipes (humus, falafil and lentil curry) taught to us by Eritrean cook, Shadya at our recent cooking class...
Homemade Humus Recipe

Homemade Humus Recipe

Homemade Humus Recipe Learn how to make this delicious humus dip effortlessly at home (from scratch)   We are all just a can of chickpeas and a handful of other basic ingredients away from making our very own humus – from scratch. Next time you find yourself adding humus to your shopping list, add the...
Purslane Lentil Curry Recipe (Eritrean Rigla Moulah)

Purslane Lentil Curry Recipe (Eritrean Rigla Moulah)

Purslane Lentil Curry Recipe (Eritrean Rigla Moulah) A very special African curry recipe to add to your collection   This is yet another delicious recipe generously shared with us at our recent Cultivating Community cooking class by our Eritrean cook, Shadya. If you couldn’t make the cooking class, you are in for a treat. Expect a...
Event: Artisanal Italian Cheese-making Class & Cheese Tasting

Event: Artisanal Italian Cheese-making Class & Cheese Tasting

Artisanal Italian Cheese-making Class & Cheese Tasting Learn the basics of cheese-making in Melbourne with this artisanal workshop led by third-generation Italian cheesemakers Katia and Sabrina Cappadocio   NOTE – THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT! Please email info@decisivecravings.com.au to be placed on our waiting list.   Join us on Friday February 16th for our first...
Foodie Profile: Recipe4Change

Foodie Profile: Recipe4Change

Foodie Profile: Recipe4Change Our chat with Christine Smith of Recipe4Change – an award-winning ethical enterprise made of  food professionals who use food to change the lives of everyday Australians and help them overcome barriers to a better life.   1. Christine, could you tell us a bit about how Recipe4Change started and about the work you do? People...
Melbourne Food Festivals and Events 2018

Melbourne Food Festivals and Events 2018

MELBOURNE FOOD FESTIVALS AND EVENTS 2018 A calendar of food festivals and events around Melbourne and Victoria for 2018 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. Whether you’re a self-confessed...
Tomato Cannellini Bean Soup

Tomato Cannellini Bean Soup

Tomato Cannellini Bean Soup An economical, quick and hearty classic for colder nights or meat free meals   This Tomato Cannellini Bean Soup is a super simple (and filling) lunch or dinner option that you can whip up in just under an hour – from preparation to table. Having a few cans of cannellini beans and...
Foodie Profile: A Chat with the Goodsmiths

Foodie Profile: A Chat with the Goodsmiths

Foodie Profile: Goodsmiths Our chat with Clifford Moss, co-founder of Goodsmiths – a website that helps you  find and choose social enterprises and B Corps when eating, drinking, celebrating and shopping. 1. Cliff, could you tell us a little bit about Goodsmiths. How, when and why did you start? I started working in marketing and sales in the...
2017 End of Year Cooking Class & Lunch Wrap Up

2017 End of Year Cooking Class & Lunch Wrap Up

2017 End of Year Cooking Class & Lunch Wrap Up See some photos from the day including our delicious Eritrean lunch feast   On Sunday December 3rd 2017 – we held our first group cooking class and lunch hosted by Cultivating Community. It was a worry of a weekend with extreme weather warnings forecast across...
Christmas Recipes - The Full Collection

Christmas Recipes – The Full Collection

Christmas Recipes From German Biscuits to Mangomisu – find traditional and non-traditional recipes to grace your table this Christmas.   From Italian Panettone to German Christmas biscuits, I’ve done a sweep of all the Christmas recipes on our site and placed them in one easy to find place – here! We’ve got traditional biscuits to bake...