Tweed coast fish ‘n chips

The weekend was sunny and inviting us to get out take a walk and breathe the fresh air. We headed down south to Coolangatta / Tweed Coast and did a bit of walking followed by ice-creams and fish and chips. Ice cream at Gelato Messina Coolangatta Fish and chips from the popular Scales Visited: 8 January…

Food, health, wealth demo

We had the good fortune to attend a demonstration by Samantha Gowing the guru behind Food, Health, Wealth a ‘wellness solution company’.  Sam does really interesting food that is genuinely healthy. Her creativity is evident when you listen to her talk and combine a range of foods to get the optimum combination of texture, taste…

Big Gun Chinese Restaurant, Underwood, Brisbane

We headed up to Brisbane for a visit and, as usual, we had to stop by and have a nice cup of coffee. We stopped by a cute little cafe – Marchetti and took advantage of some lovely almond biscotti that were on offer. Next we did a little bit of shoe shopping. Actually we went crazy!!…

Grand Central Market, LA and a visit to Santa Monica

Arriving off our flight from Australia and landing at 6 AM, we had to manage to stay awake for the whole day so we thought we should take the opportunity to explore a little bit of downtown LA. After a long walk, a long bus ride, and a long train ride we finally arrived downtown on a…

It was a multicultural celebration

Multicultural events are great – you get learn a lot about other people’s cultures and taste some truly fantastic food. The Gold Coast in Queensland is home to an annual Multicultural Festival usually held at the Evandale Parkland.  This year it was held on 1 November. Are some fantastic drumming by a Japanese team from great…

Passion for cake project

We love nature, exploring and getting out and about. We love the beauty of food including cake. This project will take 26 weeks of creative fun. Sharing with you a new cake every week in a location/place that matches its name. Are we going mad? Maybe but what discovery we will have along the way. Here’s…

Melbourne Winter Exploration – Day 3

Proud Mary, 172 Oxford Street, Collingwood We headed out to Collingwood in order to visit  Proud Mary. Proud Mary was absolutely crowded but luckily we found the corner of the table. We ate a pea and feta fritter and poached eggs. Aunty Peg’s, 200 Wellington Street, Collingwood We walked a couple of hundred metres down the road to…

Melbourne Winter Exploration – Day 2

Seven Seeds, 114 Berkeley Street, Carlton It was our second visit to Seven Seeds a little coffee place that brews pretty good coffee. We also had an almond croissant, which was a nice little delicacy to go with the coffee. We will return. St Crispin, 300 Smith Street, Collingwood This busy restaurant is located in Collingwood, Melbourne.  St Crispin was…

Melbourne Winter Exploration – Day 1

So excited to have the opportunity to visit one of our favourite Australian cities – Melbourne (7 August to 11 August). Five things we love about Melbourne: Coffee options Gelato (N2; Messina) Eating places Trams Gardens Of course, a trip to Melbourne wouldn’t be complete without lots of coffee and food experiences. Patricia, Cnr Little Bourke…

Starting out to create some fun, discovery and inspiration

We are launching this blog to share some fun experiences, food photos and ideas about places to eat.  We are just starting out and still finding our voice!  We know we love food and fun.  We love the creative process of trying new venues and the visual appeal of gorgeous foods. Our blog is written by…