Spiced rhubarb and apple crumble recipe

Spiced apple & rhubarb crumble

Poached rhubarb is one of winter’s great pleasures. Sticky, almost earthy in flavour, it’s divine with bircher muesli, buttery cakes and old-fashioned crumbles – and it lends…

Cloudy Bay wine dinner at Davids

A fine balance: Chinese food and wine matching

While it’s easy enough to pair a cabernet sauvignon with a chargrilled steak or a luscious late-harvest riesling with your favourite lemon tart, matching wines to Chinese food…

Magnum pop up icecream store

Happiness is a four-step process

Along with cosy coats, ankle boots and leopard-print scarves, ice cream is one of those things that belongs in my winter life (in summer,…

Monument Valley road trip

US road trip: into the desert

In April, Simon and I set off with his intrepid dad, Brian, on two-week road trip across southern USA, tracking from New Orleans to Palm…

Kong restaurant review Bo Ssam Tray

Kong brings mod Korean to Richmond

Chris Lucas has a knack for nailing the Melbourne dining zeitgeist, and he’s done it again with Kong, a mod-Korean diner on Church Street, Richmond. While…

Slow cooker pulled pork recipe

Slow-cooker pulled pork

I’m not going to lie to you – the recipe for this spice rub changes every time I make it, depending on what’s in…

Thai spiced carrot and coconut soup

Thai-spiced carrot & coconut soup

This soul-warming soup is ready in under an hour. Adjust the spicing to suit your tastes – for a milder, family-friendly soup, simply skip the curry paste…

Foodie news: Roast Collection credit Armelle Habib

Foodie news: roasts with the most

I am all for slow-cooked feasts and hearty roasts as winter rolls around, but sometimes I just can’t be bothered battling with baking pans…