Category: QUICK BITES

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Five tips for winter cooking

I know “winter” in Brisbane is pretty tame, but you know how we all get: as soon as the mercury dips below 23 everyone has pulled out the boots and scarves and we all start talking about soups and slow cookers. So, the first part is easy – any self-respecting...

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Hello Fresh review

I’m super lazy when it comes to cooking and what I eat at home. When I’m eating my eggs and toast for dinner I get a big guilt trip: what would my readers think? I have a food blog, doesn’t that mean I’m supposed to be really into cooking proper...

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GIVEAWAY: Good Food and Wine Show 2015

Awesome food, cooking demos, and masterclasses will hit the Convention and Exhibition Centre again this year at the Brisbane Good Food & Wine Show, from October 17-19. Lovers of QLD produce will be in heaven with all of the different stalls, macaron maestro Adriano Zumbo will be running a masterclass...

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Valentine’s Day 2014

I like V Day! Who doesn’t enjoy watching everyone walk around with big, moony smiles on their faces for one day a year? Commercialised it may be, but damnit, it makes people squeal and smile so I’m all for it. If you like it too, here are a few ideas...

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Australia Day 2014

Sorry, you might have difficulty reading that title – I meant ‘STRAYA Day. There’s something about this glorious public holiday that just makes us want to eat well, drink plenty, and wear the flag on our bodies in any which way possible. Here are some ideas on how you can...

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The 2013 Eat Drink Brisbane Awards

It’s that time again. When I sit at my computer, an hour before lunch, and foolishly think that reminiscing about all of my favourite meals won’t have any effect on my appetite. Here’s our roundup of the best Brisbane restaurant, coffee, bar, and more in 2013. I think I’ll be calling an...

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Quick Bites: Christmas 2013

I’m a little bitter by nature, but even I get a little excited around Christmas. When there are Cadbury Favourites flying around the office; Christmas parties galore; and the promise of a shiny new gift or two – what’s not to like? Oh yeah, there’s that whole “spending time with loved ones” thing…so...

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Ping Pong @ Grill’d!

Do you like burgers? Do you like Ping Pong? Do you like kittens? Well, you’ll get the first two at Grill’d in the Wintergarden! The funky city spot has transformed their back area into a Ping Pong wonderland, with two tables and balls galore. We popped by recently and grabbed...

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Quick Bites: Wholesomeness

People think I’m this big foodie. They tell me, “Oh, you must cook all the time.” The truth is, I really don’t. During the week my meals are incredibly bland, boring, and slapped together in about 5 minutes. Occasionally D and I will bring out the big guns and make enchiladas or...

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Hudsons Coffee GIVEAWAY!

You may remember I recently tried Hudsons Coffee’s new Barista’s Choice Blend beans (say that five times fast). I also popped into an actual Hudsons Cafe the other day to try one that the experts made, and needless to say they did a heck of a better job than I...