Author: Caroline Field

Essential Cuisine – Best Beef Gravy Ever

Essential Cuisine – Best Beef Gravy Ever

Seriously, for me a good gravy is what makes a roast dinner. Forget thin and watery Jus or buttery demi-glace, it’s thick deliciously flavoured gravy we want. Growing up I was so spoilt by my  Mama who made the most incredible gravy; gravy so good you could drink it out […]

Discover Australia Through Her Food – Strawberry Gum

Discover Australia Through Her Food – Strawberry Gum

We’re teaming up again for the second in a series of blogs celebrating amazing Australian ingredients in conjunction with Malynka Williams at The Taste Australia Bush Food Shop. Each month we will feature a different herb/bush tucker food, I will provide some interesting background information about it, as normal for […]

Hotel Chocolat Christmas Chocolate Box Collections

Hotel Chocolat Christmas Chocolate Box Collections

Anyone that knows me at all knows about my particular love of nuts. Almonds, pecans, cashews, macadamias, I love them all, chestnuts being an especial favourite.  So when Hotel Chocolat asked me if I’d review two of their Christmas products, one of which was the box called Just One More, […]

Taste Australian Bush Food – Native Lime Cheesecake

Taste Australian Bush Food – Native Lime Cheesecake

In the first of our wonderful new collaborations with Taste Australian Bush Food Shop, our main ingredient of choice is the Australian Native Desert Lime. It was given this name because settlers continuously compared fruit found in Australia with those back home and in order to distinguish the two, they […]

Spicy Bloody Mary Prawns

Spicy Bloody Mary Prawns

It’s no secret that I studied Russian at The University of Durham and spent 6 months of my degree course studying at the university in St. Petersburg (in those days, Leningrad). So I can tell you that vodka is a diminutive of the Russian word for water, and boy did […]

Convenience Food On A Gluten-Free Diet

Convenience Food On A Gluten-Free Diet

Everyone loves to eat fast food once in a while. It’s quick, easy and convenient when you’ve got loads to do and have no time for cooking. Eating gluten-free doesn’t have to mean cutting out all the unhealthy stuff that you crave. Many restaurants and supermarkets actually now cater for […]

Live Lean Meat Hamper Giveaway

Live Lean Meat Hamper Giveaway

We were delighted to be contacted by Live Lean to review one of their meat boxes and when it arrived late last week we were astounded at the amount of meat we received in our meat hamper. Live lean is the brain child of Paul and Sean who decided to […]