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Join our 2020 Christmas Baking Swap

Join our 2020 Christmas Baking Swap

Decisive Cravings Christmas Baking Swap 2020  Join our second Christmas baking swap! This is for the bakers, treat eaters and lovers of snail mail.    [REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN – SIGN UP HERE]   If you love Christmas or the festive holidays, and receiving parcels in the mail then keep reading. Last year we organised our first ever BAKING...
Melbourne Food Orders for Good (during lockdown)

Melbourne Food Orders for Good (during lockdown)

 Photo by Spencer Davis on Unsplash Melbourne Food Orders for Good A round-up of stay-at-home meals and food initiatives that support those impacted by Melbourne’s current lockdown. by Jennifer Curcio   Melbourne has reinvented itself under lockdown. Market Lane’s roastery in East Brunswick now has a coffee bean vending machine, chefs normally making food are baking...
Miranda Mills - Foodie Profile

Miranda Mills – Foodie Profile

Miranda Mills – Foodie Profile Miranda Mills is a writer, bibliophile, ex-Londoner and the host of the Tea and Tattle Podcast. She also runs Miranda’s Notebook and Miranda’s Bookcase.   Miranda, you wear many hats, running the Tea & Tattle podcast, as well as Miranda’s Notebook and Miranda’s Bookcase. Could you share a little bit about...
Alissa Timoshkina - Foodie Profile

Alissa Timoshkina – Foodie Profile

Foodie Profile – Alissa Timoshkina Interview by Jennifer Curcio In this Foodie Profile we chat with London based cook, food writer, cookbook author and founder of the Kino Vino supper club, Alissa Timoshkina. She shares with us snapshots from her childhood, the inspiration behind her love of food, recipes from her esteemed cookbook Salt & Time,...
Melbourne sourdough bakeries doing deliveries & orders

Melbourne sourdough bakeries doing deliveries & orders

Melbourne sourdough bakeries doing deliveries & orders By Jennifer Curcio   Many Melbourne sourdough bakeries have had to adjust their business models fast due to the unforeseen challenges of COVID-19. From offering delivery services to creating or adjusting their websites to facilitate pre-orders and pick ups, Melbourne’s bakeries are seriously delivering the dough. In addition...
Easter Recipes - the collection

Easter Recipes – the collection

Easter Recipes Here find our little collection of Easter recipes from across the Decisive Cravings site. Enjoy these four easy recipes for sweet tooths to bake during the Easter season.    Sardinian Ricotta Tarts (Pardulas) by Sabina Ledda Pardulas are a Sardinian ricotta filled tart laced with sultanas and orange rind – though recipes vary...
Easter Paska (Паска) Bread recipe

Easter Paska (Паска) Bread recipe

Easter Paska ( Паска ) Bread recipe Contributed by Olesia Chernova. My family in Ukraine and I usually bake several Paska ( Паска ) breads at Easter. We love to give some as presents to friends and relatives, as well as making some for ourselves. Therefore, the recipe below is designed to make several in different...
Chremslach Pancakes Recipe

Chremslach Pancakes Recipe

Chremslach Pancakes Recipe Have you ever eaten clouds before? Well you’re about to. Enjoy this very special family recipe for Chremslach, pancakes from a Jewish kitchen, traditionally eaten at Passover.   Main words, recipe and images by Yasmin Shenhav of Sunny Side Up. The main custom in the Jewish holiday of Passover, forbids the eating of flour based foods, and...
Melbourne Food Festivals and Events 2020

Melbourne Food Festivals and Events 2020

Image credit: Melbourne Food and Wine Festival *Updates to our Melbourne Food Festivals and Events listable paused until COVID-19 restrictions lifted. Stay safe and healthy everyone! MELBOURNE FOOD FESTIVALS AND EVENTS 2020 A calendar of food festivals and events around Melbourne and Victoria for 2020 By Jen Curcio   Melbourne (and Victoria) is a multicultural...
Food Focused Initiatives for the Bushfire Relief

Food Focused Initiatives for the Bushfire Relief

(Image credit – Piccolina Gelateria) Food Focused Initiatives for Bushfire Relief If you’re looking to give to the bushfire relief, here are some food focused initiatives putting their money where their mouth is By Jennifer Curcio   It’s been a sad end to 2019 and a rough to start to 2020 for many Australians. Media outlets...
Potato and Parsley Soup Recipe by Anja Dunk

Potato and Parsley Soup Recipe by Anja Dunk

Potato and Parsley Soup Recipe by Anja Dunk (with permission) I have made many of Anja’s recipes from her cookbook Strudel, Noodles and Dumplings but of all of them this potato and parsley soup would have to be my favourite. This is a comforting, nourishing dish that stands so well on its own. I am...
Speedy Apple Cake Recipe by Anja Dunk

Speedy Apple Cake Recipe by Anja Dunk

Speedy Apple Cake Recipe by Anja Dunk (with permission) This wonderful apple cake is indeed speedy to put together and presents beautifully with the ‘hasselback’ technique of the apples. I have made this cake countless times and it is always a hit! If you’re interested in more recipes from Anja then I highly recommend checking...