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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 The main custom in the Jewish holiday of Passover, forbids the eating of flour based foods, and for some even...
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...
Anja Dunk - Foodie Profile

Anja Dunk – Foodie Profile

Anja Dunk at her home – image credit: Jonathan Cherry Anja Dunk – Foodie Profile In this Foodie Profile we chat with cook, and cookbook author Anja Dunk on how Strudel, Noodles and Dumplings came about, her journey up until now, and she even shares a few recipes from the book with us. Interview by Jennifer Curcio...
Join the Decisive Cravings Baking Swap 2019

Join the Decisive Cravings Baking Swap 2019

Decisive Cravings Baking Swap 2019 Join our first ever festive baking swap – for the bakers, treat eaters and parcel receivers If you love Christmas or the festive holidays and receiving parcels in the mail then keep reading. This year we are organising our first ever BAKING SWAP and it’s open worldwide! Whether you bake...
Food Profiles - The Complete Collection

Food Profiles – The Complete Collection

Foodie Profiles – The Complete Collection Over the years, our Foodie Profiles on the website have been some of my favourite pieces to write. Just as the name suggests they are profiles on inspiring and interesting foodies, around Melbourne, Australia and beyond. With over 40 profiles, the ‘foodies’ we’ve profiled have varied from beloved cookbook...
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,...
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...