Monthly Archives: June 2014

Waterfront Dining

It was a cold and blustery day in Canberra. The wind was trying to blow the branches off the trees and Piglet’s ears would have streamed behind him like banners if he had been there (see A.A. Milne’s book, The … Continue reading

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Climbing the Beanstalk

Another country, another market. The EPIC market (Exhibition Park in Canberra) is a farmers market brimming with fresh, seasonal (mostly) produce just off Federal Highway, north of the Canberra City Centre. Open on Saturday mornings from 7.30 am till midday, … Continue reading

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The Power of Pasta

  “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” ~ Federico Fellini, Italian film producer I love that quote. As an Anglo-Australian, pasta was never a significant part of my culinary upbringing – we were more of a meat and … Continue reading

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The Exquisite Pleasure of Afternoon Tea

“Weary, after a dull day, with the prospect of a depressing morrow, I raised my lips to a spoonful of the tea in which I had soaked a morsel of cake… And at once the vicissitudes of life had become … Continue reading

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