Monthly Archives: November 2015

Visit to Croatia: Postojna caves, Istra & Plitvice lakes

On a sad note, as I write this post, it is less than three days since the terrifying events in Paris took place. Paris is our favourite travel destination and some of the attacks took place only a kilometre or … Continue reading

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Visit to Croatia: Zagreb

This is the first of seven new posts about our recent visit to Croatia. Previously, I have posted a panoramic account of my walk along the walls of Dubrovnik, and my shared my opinions of the suitability of a coach … Continue reading

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A pair of favourites

Late last week, Maggie and I spent a couple of hours making two very different foods with pears, each dish a favourite, each one using a different variety of pear. First, it was Maggie’s favourite homemade condiment, a spicy pear … Continue reading

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A treat of a pumpkin dish, no tricking

This recipe began with a search through our Italian-influenced cookbooks for a dish that would make good use of some leftover ricotta. I found what I was looking for in a collection¬†compiled by Melbourne restaurateur, Maurizio Terzini. The original recipe … Continue reading

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