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Foodie Profile #19: Cake Ink

Foodie Profile #19: Cake Ink

Cake Ink’s gorgeous sweet creations – image by Danielle Trovato and Sotiria McDonald   In our latest Foodie Profile, we chat with the inspiring and super creative duo, Samone and Janelle of cult Melbourne Cake and Stationery brand, Cake Ink. Learn how they met, the ins and outs of what they do, as well as tips for event making...
Social Food Projects and Events Melbourne

Social Food Projects and Events Melbourne

  Are you a fan of eating and dining with purpose? Fantastic, so are we! Here is a round up of some inspiring social food projects and events in Melbourne that allow you to enjoy your experience twice by offering you a fantastic meal/drink that goes to a deserving cause. JC x   NEW! The Social...
Foodie Stuff: In the Pantry #3

Foodie Stuff: In the Pantry #3

  In the Pantry is our newest segment on DC, featuring products from inside the pantries of the DC team and sometimes even our readers. A regular round up of products we absolutely love, we’ll tell you why we love them, how to use them and where they can be bought. Do you have a...
Foodie Stuff: Grocery Shopping for Good

Foodie Stuff: Grocery Shopping for Good

The newly launched Asylum Resource Centre Food Justice Truck – image source ASRC      In the last few years, the rise of social enterprises has made it much simpler for consumers to shop consciously. Not only are we buying things we need, these products have the doubled benefit of helping others. It’s a win-win for...
Travel: Glamping in Melbourne

Travel: Glamping in Melbourne

Image source: Happyglamper.com.au   ‘Glamping’ (glamorous camping), seems to be a continually growing trend. If you are planning a spot of camping or considering an outdoorsy trip with friends, I’ve searched around and found three companies doing something a little different. If you can’t be bothered with the technical set up side to camping, then...
Foodie Stuff: In the Pantry #2

Foodie Stuff: In the Pantry #2

Welcome to In the Pantry, a NEW segment featuring products from inside the pantries of the DC team and even some of our readers. A regular round up of products we absolutely love, we’ll tell you why we love them, how to use them and where they can be bought. Do you have a favourite...
Review: Vietnamese Cooking Class at OTAO Kitchen

Review: Vietnamese Cooking Class at OTAO Kitchen

Pho Cuon with Nuoc Cham (fresh rice noodle rolls with dipping sauce)   I’ve mentioned my love of Vietnamese pho before. It’s one of my favourite comfort dishes, no matter the time of year. I’ve tried making it at home on numerous occasions using various recipes but, for whatever reason, have never managed to capture...
Foodie Stuff: In the Pantry #1

Foodie Stuff: In the Pantry #1

  Welcome to In the Pantry, a NEW segment featuring products from inside the pantries of the DC team! A regular round up of products we absolutely love, we’ll tell you why we heart them, how to use them and where they can be bought. Do you have a favourite pantry product you want to...
Travel: New York Food Mini Guide

Travel: New York Food Mini Guide

If there’s anywhere that has my heart it’s New York. Four holidays, the most recent in April 2015, and a stint living and working there and I’m already thinking about when I’m going back and where I’m eating next. I like to keep my days open, explore my favourite neighbourhoods and hop from one eating...
Melbourne Chocoholics Tours

Melbourne Chocoholics Tours

Some of the delights on offer at Cacao Lab   Melbourne is internationally renowned for its food and its laneways – brought together in a delightfully sweet way by the team at Chocoholics Tours. Founded in 1995 when Suzie Wharton realised her vision of a chocolate and desserts walking tour while working at the Melbourne...
Foodie Profile #18 - The Seventh Duchess

Foodie Profile #18 – The Seventh Duchess

  1. When and how did The Seventh Duchess business get started? We love the ritual, experience and rich history of tea drinking! What can we say, we really love tea! It became apparent that something was missing in the market. We wanted to create a refined range of teas, that celebrated the history and...
Foodie Profile #16 - Georgie Castle of Citizen Cacao

Foodie Profile #16 – Georgie Castle of Citizen Cacao

Citizen Cacao Raw Truffles (image: Rochelle Seator) There are some people you meet who just radiate kindness.  Georgie Castle is one of those people.  The first time we met, it was like we’d been friends for years and not only is she a lovely person…she also makes THE most amazing raw, vegan chocolate.  Her business, Citizen...