Armada Restaurant and Bar

Fridays are my favourite day. Perth is buzzing, everyone is keen on the weekend and there’s a good chance you could be having a drink or two. As usual, my Friday was spent sampling Perth’s […]

Night Noodle Markets 2015

  Media Release care of WA Today, Good Food Month & Eat Drink Perth Night Noodle Markets will Light up Perth Tomorrow! Preparations for WA’s first Night Noodle Markets are underway! As part of WAtoday […]

Eat Drink Perth 2015

Media Release City of Perth Eat Drink Perth, 18 March – 24 April 2015 Hungry for a slice of foodie heaven? Eat Drink Perth is a colourful flavour feast packed with sizzle for you to […]

Quick and healthy weekday work lunches

Top ten healthy lunches at Raine Square There’s nothing busier than the lunch rush in the CBD. Beat the crazy peak times and the winter bulge by stocking up on some cheap and healthy staples […]

Perth Good Food and Wine Show 2014

It’s that time of year again where Australia’s culinary best get together to show off their produce and skills. My favourite foodie event of the year, this particular show is something that I look forward […]

Our 10th Valentine’s Day

2014 marks the 10th year with my husband (A) and after this amount of time, Valentine’s day has  become just an excuse to have an actual date night. Work, life and all that grown-up stuff […]

A pearler of an event on the Taste Great Southern menu

[Media Release] – 2014 Locals and visitors are set to feast on Albany Rock Oysters, bushfood, fine wine, music acts from PIAF’s Great Southern Festival, and a film when the 10th anniversary of IGA Taste […]

Eat Drink Perth 2014

It’s that time of year again where the foodies come out in droves, armed with an empty stomach and an opinion on everything. Perth’s “Hipster” reputation has become known world-wide and it’s all because of […]

Sunset Wine, Scarborough

The Sunset Wine event at Scarborough Beach was the first of (what I hope to be) a wonderful annual event. The good people of Unwined WA organised the weekend and did a fantastic job. The location, choice of […]

Masters of Menu Recipe Book

Masters of Menu Recipe Book Masters of Menu Recipe Book is a beautiful look at local restaurants and their chef’s prize dishes. I frequently thumb through the pages, gathering inspiration for my next meal. It’s so exciting […]

Get Forked!

  Introducing something new and a little exciting! Matt from Inspired Food and I have collaborated and commenced a project to stretch our repertoire and challenge us in the kitchen.  Matt is a down to […]

Raine Square – The Capital of Lunch in Perth’s CBD

  Every Friday, I commute to the city and enjoy the delights Perth CBD has to offer. I like to spend some of my day strolling the streets of Northbridge to check out the boutique […]

New Year’s Eve 2012/2013 – Homemade Degustation

  This New Year’s Eve, my husband (Adam) and I decided to spend the money on something a little different. Instead of paying $200 a ticket for a set menu and cheap drinks, we planned […]

Australia’s Best Home Chef – Ok, so I have joined up to this fantastic website that allows home and professional chefs to share their recipes. Thinking it’s a bit like all the other recipe search engine websites? Not […]

Divido’s “Back to Balkan”

Balkan cuisine is a delicious marriage of regional fare. Very influenced by Meditteranean cooking, the smoky and pickled flavours excite my palate and fills my stomach with heavy delight. Divido has been celebrating their European […]

2013 Perth Good Food and Wine Show

It’s that time of year again. Perth foodies flock to the PCEC for a weekend of food, wine, rubbing shoulders with Celebrity Chefs and submitting themselves to fantastic culinary experiences. This year I plan on […]

2012 Good Food and Wine Show

  Yet again the Perth Good Food and Wine Show was a feast for the senses. Delicious local produce, a never ending flow of wine, dazzling celebrity chefs and a big focus on Cider really […]

Manu Feildel’s L’etoile Restaurant & Bar

There is something special and empowering about dining in your own company. There is no obligatory conversation or interaction, so your body, mind and senses can spend their energy focusing on and savouring the culinary […]

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker

In my previous “Easy Ice-Cream” recipe post, I discovered a quick/no fuss way of producing your very own ice cream without having to churn and freeze one hundred times over. After hours and hours of […]

Pink Zulu

Pink Zulu provided delicious fare and sumptuous wines earlier this week. I was lucky enough to be part of a “chef’s table” dinner and enjoyed: A juicy and delicate Crocodile and Prawn Boudin, accompanied by […]

2011 Perth Good Food and Wine Show

Manu Feildel and Kristy Leigh A delight for the senses, the 2011 Perth Good Food and Wine Show is one of the most enjoyable ways for a foodie to spend their weekend. A plethora of […]

Menu Magazine

There are a countless number of “foodie” magazines a culinary enthusiast can buy these days. Go to the newsagent and you will see an entire section dedicated to recipe-based magazines. Gourmet Traveller, Donna Hay and […]

Win Tickets to the Perth Good Food and Wine Show 2011

It’s that time of year again with the culinary aficianados and self proclaimed “foodies” flock to the biggest and best food expo of the year. Once again the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre are hosting […]

My day with Chef Jonathan Chavastelle

Being a “home cook”, I have had to rely on my many cook books, the Lifestyle Food channel, food expos, Google and the occasional group cooking lesson to learn more about the culinary arts. Being […]

Celebrity Chefs

Julia Child, Jamie Oliver, Gordon Ramsay, Nigella Lawson… All internationally renowned and inspirational role-models for any budding cook. It takes a lot of hard work, discipline and experience to become a good Chef. It takes […]

2010 Perth Good Food & Wine Show

An abundance of food, wine and gorgeous, talented chefs from all around Australia… what more could I ask for? The first weekend of July I plan on basking in the delicious and juicy spoils of […]