Category Archives: Eating out

In-digest, week ending 7 June 2015

I am writing this on a Tuesday; we had a public holiday yesterday, so Maggie was home and we spent much of the day in our kitchen. As we do. However, I did have just enough time to write the … Continue reading

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Gnocching on the door of sauce heaven

This recipe was inspired by a dish we enjoyed in the stylish café at Jones Winery in the famous Rutherglen region of Victoria. Soon after we returned home, we took some ideas for a wine sauce from Beverley Sutherland-Smith and developed them … Continue reading

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Next morning, a visit to Geelong

The morning after our wonderful dinner at Il Bacaro, we departed from our hotel just after 9am. We had opted out of paying for breakfast – we had a better offer. After I had plotted a slightly tricky exit from … Continue reading

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24 hours as tourists in our home city

Anyone who has followed this blog will know that, as well as visiting other countries, Maggie and I like to explore various corners of Australia. The most recent, and shortest, of these adventures was to spend an afternoon, evening, night … Continue reading

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Healing journey for a heavy heart

(This post begins with some sad stories but eventually opens out into some pleasant travel and food experiences.) In a short post late last month, I said that I would be having a quiet period, blog-wise, due to a task … Continue reading

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Busy-ness but not as usual

Out for dinner, three times in nine evenings. Working for a political party for the first time in 25 years. No new recipes to share. Definitely not the usual program! Not that we’ve suddenly come into some money and commenced a tour … Continue reading

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NE Victoria: food & wine

A leading commentator on televised matches of Australian Rules football is renowned for his quick-witted quips and puns as much as for his football knowledge. Possibly the best known of the terms he has coined is “centimetre-perfect”, which is used … Continue reading

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