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Apple Walnut Pie

The are many many instances in which the old saying “opposites attract” is true in my marriage. My darling husband has a sweet tooth, a very sweet tooth. I do … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 32 Comments

Rustic Egg and Bacon Pie

While enjoying lunch of leftover macaroni cheese with bacon a few weeks ago, for just a fleeting instant, the flavour transported me back to early childhood and the Royal Melbourne … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · 14 Comments

Super Seafood Pie

It’s three years since we departed for an epic five month journey to the UK. In my typical style it’s the food we ate during our journey that is my … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 31 Comments


When my Mum made shepherd’s pie, it was to use the cold meat leftover from a roasted leg of lamb. She minced the meat in a hand turned mincer which … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a comment


I have a favourite beef grower at my local Farmer’s Market, his specialty is belted Galloway cattle which he dry ages. It is rich, tender and delicious. The cooler weather … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Popeye’s envy – Spanokopita, both large and small

My hometown Melbourne has the largest Greek population outside Greece, in fact, my neighbourhood was dubbed little Athens in the 1960s. The “spinach filo pie” is frequently the predictable vegetarian … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · 2 Comments