Category Archives: Eating out

Barossa Valley visit: from Henschke to Seppeltsfield

This is the first in a short series of posts about our recent visit to the Barossa Valley, Australia’s most famous wine region. We had identified the Barossa as somewhere we would like to explore together one day. Maggie had … Continue reading

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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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