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Home Chefs #10 - Double Ginger Cake

Home Chefs #10 – Double Ginger Cake

  Double Ginger Cake (Makes one small bread loaf tin size)   I love ginger. I love how half a teaspoon of ginger will add a warm element to a winter casserole, I love how a cup of ginger tea both relaxes and refreshes me and I love how dark chocolate and ginger together create...
Recipe: Bircher Muesli

Recipe: Bircher Muesli

Bircher Muesli is a breakfast that has been disappearing off the menus of many cafes. Such a shame but the good new is that is so, so good and easy to make. The traditional recipe by the famed man himself, Maximilian Bircher-Benner, a Swiss physician, created the recipe as a nutritional option for his sick...
Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate Recipes

Enjoy this round up of our favourite chocolate recipes from across the DC site. From Chocolate Beetroot Cake to Hot Chocolate, as well as healthier raw cocoa based recipes there is a chocolate recipe for every chocolate lover. The eggless chocolate chip cookies (look under ‘snacks’) is a very strong contender for a personal favourite. Buon...
Review: Bagelicious

Review: Bagelicious

  Anyone who has seen an episode of Seinfeld will know about New York’s obsession with the humble bagel and along with pretzels and doughnuts, it’s one of those must-try food experiences for any visitor there. Although Glick’s Bakery has been baking them fresh each week since the 1960s, over the past few years bagels...
Review: Sezar Restaurant

Review: Sezar Restaurant

I first dined at Sezar on my birthday last December. I had heard of this new Armenian restaurant which had taken over the location of the Canary Club on Melbourne Place. It ticked all my boxes – hidden down a Melbourne laneway, tapas style allowing me to try multiple dishes and a cuisine I hadn’t...
Recipe: Antioxidant Smoothie

Recipe: Antioxidant Smoothie

Very close friends of DC’s have just launched a new range of superfood boosted protein products and I for one am very excited! Normally, when I even hear the words ‘protein’ I immediately think of protein powder and then I shudder as the image of a high weight low rep gym junkie meat head pops...
Review: The Emerson

Review: The Emerson

  The summer holidays are over, at least for most of us anyway. Reluctantly, we have swapped our bathers and cocktails for suits and ties. However, while the 9-to-5 routine may have reinstated itself, the warm weather is still here and Melbournians are still in party mode; drinks after work any night of the week!...
Recipe: Chokladboll (Chocolate Balls)

Recipe: Chokladboll (Chocolate Balls)

Chokladboll – Chocolate balls The third and final recipe in our Swedish Fika recipe series by Simone Larsson are Chokladboll. They are a very decadent mocha treat for the Fika table. Being bite sized, they are also a great option for Christmas gifting – simply pop them in a jar, tie the lid with ribbon...
Foodie Profile #15 - Tennille Hay of Tee's Superfood

Foodie Profile #15 – Tennille Hay of Tee’s Superfood

Tee working the muesli mixture in the factory   Tennille Hay, or ‘Tee’ as she is known amongst friends is the creator and owner behind Tee’s Superfood, a unique range of superfood bars. As an Exercise Physiologist and Strength and Conditioning coach Tee’s knowledge of nutrition and the way the human body works has allowed...
Le Jolie Cafe

Le Jolie Cafe

  We here at Decisive Cravings have been long time lovers and supporters of Waffle Jolie, so you can only imagine our delight when we found out they were opening their own bricks and mortar venture, Le Jolie Cafe. Now we can buy those coveted Sunday market treats nearly every day of the week! Hoorah!  ...
duNORD

duNORD

(Image credit – Tess Williams)   The words ‘Scandinavia’ and ‘Nordic’ immediately bring to mind a number of things: Ikea; royal families (including our very own Princess Mary); bicycle-friendly cities; and advanced education systems to name just a few. However, I’ll be honest, food traditionally hasn’t made this list. duNORD Kitchen & Bar definitely challenges...
Hammer and Tong

Hammer and Tong

To be honest, I would suggest that before reading any further you just glance at Hammer and Tong’s menu here. Now come back and email me here if the menu alone did not excite you or inspire you to visit. To date, Hammer and Tong remains one of the most impressive Melbourne brunch spots (and if...