It was Food Lust at first sight

Walking into the cafe, “Don’t worry about the menu, I’ll have what that lady’s got?” Classic Eggs Benedict: poached eggs on spinach-and-parmesan muffins (yes, soft, fluffy muffins) shreds of smoked hock ham, tomato, cabbage (infused with beetroot?), a gentle Hollandaise sauce and decorated with what tastes like a mild chilli mayonnaise? A big serve, I … Continue reading It was Food Lust at first sight

Elvis, pets & travel

Look what arrived in the mail. Travel’s picking up again. If you’re an Elvis Presley fan, Bendigo’s the go – and take your little furry friends!

Lockdown: Longing for crumpet

I don’t care. It’s Friday and I’ve earned it. Real butter on crumpets. Wholesome wholemeal crumpets. It’s been too long between crumpet. If this sight offends you, look away for 5 minutes. No, make it 10 minutes – I might have another. With real Canadian maple syrup …

Unsalted insulted

Who buys UNSALTED butter? (Besides stupid me, not paying attention.) It makes the taste buds lazy. That’s like decaf coffee, light beer, fat-free ice cream, vegan Four ‘N Twenty – an insult to the Universe and the natural order of things. Now, where’s my Saxa salt …


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