Tag: menus

Living Below the Line: Menu!

Thank you to everyone who has sponsored me so far.  Together, we have raised over $1,000 to help alleviate poverty in East Timor!  I’m thrilled with this result – and I’m hoping to do even better by the end of…

A little bit of a brag…

There is a market post in the works, mostly speculating on why on earth it suddenly seems to be autumn in the marketplace – seriously, pumpkins, venison, kale, more pumpkins, carrots, pumpkins again, mushrooms – hasn’t Melbourne noticed that spring…

Wedding cake planning

I’m making a wedding cake for two of my colleagues on Thursday.  Well, on Wednesday and Thursday, really, though Wednesday is just the baking phase and shouldn’t be too tricky.  I’ve been asked for a chocolate and raspberry cake, a…

Preparation time…

For the past few years, it has been my personal tradition to go vegetarian for Lent.  This is a slightly odd thing to do, because I am not, in fact, all that sure what I believe, religion-wise. 

Coriolanus Cookery – thinking out loud

I’m trying to figure out my menu for Sunday’s Shakespeare, and finding it unusually difficult (it doesn’t help that I’m a bit under the weather this week.  I actually have a really impressively revolting Shakespearean euphemism for my current condition,…

Quiet New Year’s Eve…?

I wasn’t *having* a New Year’s Eve Party this year, on the grounds of exhaustion and really evil hormones. So why is it that I have somehow spent today making chocolate ice-cream and marshmallows and honeycomb and meringues and spiced…

Another Shakespeare Feast…

We’re doing Henry VIII (which also goes by the highly inaccurate name of ‘All is True’) on Sunday, so it’s time to go hunting for appropriate recipes. (Is it just me, or do recipes disappear out of cookbooks when you…