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Paola Gavin - Foodie Profile

Paola Gavin – Foodie Profile

Paola Gavin is a London-based food writer and cookbook author. To date she has published four cookbooks, all with a focus on vegetarian cooking. 1. Paola, you are a food writer and a cookbook author. Can you share with us a brief snapshot of where you were born, the cities you have lived in, and...
Paola Bacchia - Foodie Profile

Paola Bacchia – Foodie Profile

Paola Bacchia – Foodie Profile In this Foodie Profile I chat with Melbourne based cookery teacher and cookbook author Paola Bacchia. She shares her career journey, recommendations on eating in Italy, shopping for Italian ingredients and her observations about Italian food culture in Australia. She also talks about her four cookbooks, including her latest, At...
My Favourite Cookbooks

My Favourite Cookbooks

My favourite cookbooks Cookbooks for me are somewhat of a hobby and addiction. At bookstores I always make a beeline to the cookbook section as I’m always keen to see what’s been newly released or which are the bestsellers. I remember listening to a cookbook seminar online a few years ago. One of the panelists...
Preloved Cookbooks and Food Books Now Available to Purchase

Preloved Cookbooks and Food Books Now Available to Purchase

Preloved Cookbooks and Food Books Now Available to Purchase The Decisive Cravings shop has just been stocked with preloved cookbooks and food books. You’ll also find our festive stationery, and beautiful heart wooden spoons. There are plenty of beautiful gifts perfect for Kris Kringle’s, stocking fillers or simply to gift yourself. Shipping Australia-wide only until Wednesday...
Book your free ticket: A Festive Fete 26.11.22 in Melbourne

Book your free ticket: A Festive Fete 26.11.22 in Melbourne

UPCOMING EVENT: 26.11.22 Book your ticket for a Festive Fete in Melbourne! Christmas (my favourite time of the year) is around the corner. The last four years we’ve celebrated this period by running our annual festive baking swap, a wonderful way to bake for others and spread the festive cheer all around the world. This year,...
Julius Brantner - Foodie Profile

Julius Brantner – Foodie Profile

Julius Brantner – Foodie Profile In our latest Foodie Profile I chat to Julius Brantner, a Munich based baker who is one of the few of his kind in the country. He shares a little bit about his process, breads on offer at his bakery, and where to find ‘real German bread’ in Germany. (All images...
Papassini recipe (Sardinian Christmas biscuits)

Papassini recipe (Sardinian Christmas biscuits)

Papassini recipe (Sardinian Christmas biscuits) This biscuit is made with so many variations across the island of Sardinia, also with variations to the name depending on where you come from. With a combination of sultanas, chopped nuts, spices, citrus zest, and a glazing of icing with a scatter of hundreds and thousands, there is something...
Shop Our Festive Baking Stationery Range

Shop Our Festive Baking Stationery Range

Festive Baking Stationery Baking themed stationery gifts for the home baker or lover of baked treats this Christmas. Introducing our new range of festive baking stationery. After a few months of working behind the scenes I’m really excited to share something for the festive baker this holiday season: festive baking stationery. If you are or...
Join our 2020 Christmas Baking Swap [Registrations now closed]

Join our 2020 Christmas Baking Swap [Registrations now closed]

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 CLOSED]   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 SWAP with beautiful parcels...
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,...

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