Australia's food capital Melbourne offers up exciting dumplings that are certainly NOT what one would expect. Previously you could only search for dumplings in Chinatown, but this is not the case now. There are so many creative Asian restaurants here that it is difficult to choose what to select, so on this occasion I have... Continue Reading →
The Victorian Bailliage of La Chaine des Rotisseurs held a beautiful Bastille Day dinner for members in the Mission to Seafarers iconic heritage building. The menu was full of French favourites accompanied by delicious wines.
If you love skiing as I take a look into my best resorts for skiing this year. Looking forward to hearing where you like to ski.
Whilst at a recent festival in Heathcote I was drawn to the quality of Australian wines and the outstanding knowledge of the wine makers, their interaction with not only their marketing streams but also the consumer is good and these wine makers care about what they create and how. At the festival I interviewed a... Continue Reading →
Waterfalls, walking trails, superb places to eat. Zip lining, treetop walks, light houses, helicopter rides, paddling through marine reserves ...such fun on the Great Ocean Road.
Young chefs recently battled it out at, initially regional level where I had been asked by La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs and Le Cordon Bleu as a non-professional member to be a judge, then the young chefs went on to compete nationally. The winner Aaron Engeler (below) will now be able to compete in the international... Continue Reading →
Whether you are sporty, arty, a foodie, a wine lover, historian or a traveller -- Melbourne offers something for everyone whatever age you are. Muso's unite -- from free concerts in the Myer Music Bowl to Opera Australia and the Australian Ballet performances at the Arts Centre and the heart of Melbourne's jazz scene at... Continue Reading →
Chef Clinton Mclver's tasting creations are the name of the game at Armadale's newest Australian restaurant. The food reflects the beautiful art creations on the wall and the clean minimalistic trendy look throughout this 34 seater restaurant. Initially you look at the dishes that keep coming and you wonder why the chef would want to... Continue Reading →
Yes you heard right, it is doable or at least half of the East coast of Tassie is. We covered over 800km of insanely beautiful countryside, with beautiful sunsets and beautiful people! We set off from Melbourne in a KEA 6 berth luxury campervan on our day sail to Tassie on the ‘Spirit of Tasmania',... Continue Reading →