June 2015 archive

Quirky Comforts, Gathrin

A Gathrin Heart with Leisa Clark

Leisa Clark is a very Funky Nanna who is currently building Gathrin to be an online marketplace where you can rent or sell unique items services and spaces for Events. She’s busy gathering all sorts of unique, from a rustic farm hay shed as your venue to a vintage caravan bar, gorgeous turf upholstered milk […] Read more…

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Magic dipping in a Chocolate Pot of Winter Fondue

  It seems to me that pots of kitsch love have made a massive comeback thanks to chains like Max Brenner and several appearances on dessert menus around town. You don’t need to step out of your jim jams to partake anymore. Just have a few staples in the cupboard and et voila you’re en […] Read more…

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Table Manners and Etiquette

A thousand years ago the Chinese had an entirely codified kitchen while the French were still gnawing on bones and throwing their rubbish on the floor. Chopsticks have been around since the fourth century B.C. Forks didn’t show up in England until 1611, and even then they weren’t meant for eating but just to hold […] Read more…

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Bacon Ice-Cream; Huzzah!!

I’m hearing; “What?” Yep, that’s right! Bacon plus icecream; read on. I dare you! We currently have a serious addiction to bacon in Brisbane. We’re eating bacon of the streaky kind being glazed with maple syrup and cooked until it’s caramelly goodness threatens to chip a tooth. We’ve consumed bacon of the thick grass-fed, house-cured […] Read more…

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What the heck do you do with dragon fruit?

Dragon fruit look so damn interesting but your first ever mouthful of them was probably incredibly disappointing. Far from being as wild and fanciful as it looks, the fruit is actually very mild, very bland, very creamy and just a bit , well, nothing. But it turns out, when you add a little citrus juice […] Read more…

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The best pancake recipe for Shrove Tuesday

Whether you’re going down the traditional route of using up all the eggs, cream and butter in your fridge for Lent or you’re just jumping on board the excuse to eat pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Tuesday) is right up there with Easter and Christmas in the delicious holiday stakes. We […] Read more…

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What you throw on the BBQ says about you

We’re sooooo happy for the return of the sun, thongs, carefree clothing, sand between our toes and having people over mid-week for a beer and a BBQ. But when someone BYO’s a pack of eggplant burgers you just want to rescind their invite on the spot. What you throw on a hot grill has a […] Read more…

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