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Chorizo and Haloumi Croquette Recipe

This is a recipe from guest blogger In Between Desserts.Are you bored with mashed potato? If you answered yes, you are not alone. Sometimes potato mash just doesn't do the job but when you mix it with haloumi, add a little chorizo, crumb and fry it you win with everyone. Here's Dan's croquette recipe.Ingredients400g mash potato (this could be...

Meet the locals - Union Dining

July 13 2016
We've launched our Meet the Locals dinner series that brings together members and fellow food-lovers to share a meal at some of Melbourne's best neighbourhood restaurants.We're kicking off the series with Richmond local Union Dining - the love child of seasoned restaurateurs, Nicky Riemer and Adam Cash (featured below). Our founder Loretta got...

Riverland

It's the quintessential thing to do in Melbourne, enjoying a meal with friends as you watch the rowers of Victoria glide down the Yarra. What you might not have known though is that you can do this AND get your smashed avo with Meredith feta desires fulfilled at Riverland. That's right, Riverland is doing breakfast with a river...

Left Field Breakfast

June 3 2016
I hate queues, so always do my best to avoid cafes at peak times or wait until the "hottest opening" buzz dies down. Last week I made a short detour to Carnegie during the week to check out newly opened Left Field, and even on a Thursday before midday there was a waiting list. Luckily for us, there was only a ten minute wait since we opted for...

How to write an (almost) perfect online profile

May 25 2016
Writing an online profile about yourself can be daunting. What do you say? What is someone else going to think when they read it? How much do I write?All these questions are normal and I have personally found that when I have written my profiles for the likes of a dating site or MeetUp groups and even LinkedIn, I've mulled over them. Once I...

Second Home

Guest post from The Baroness of Melbourne, featuring Second Home. As soon as I saw "spag on toast" on the menu I knew this would be my kind of second home. The Parisian chic vibe of South Yarra's Entrecote has been blue printed and transplanted into a gum tree lined back street of Eltham, nestled amongst car mechanics and factories. Whilst...

Childhood ANZAC Biscuits

April 25 2016
Growing up in New Zealand, I learnt to bake (and cook) from my mum's well loved Edmonds Cookery Book (New Zealand's cooking bible). First published in 1907 the Edmonds Cookery Book has fed generations of NZ families. In the spirt of ANZAC Day, I am sharing my childhood recipe for ANZAC biscuits straight out of the Edmonds Cookery Book (taking...

Hank Marvin Markets

Guest post from The Baroness of Melbourne, featuring Hank Marvin Markets Hank Marvin Markets serves well-behaved crowds of rugged up south side stunners with dogs and toddlers in tow. In was a veritable Best in Show as every dog breed in Victoria paraded along side their owners through Alma Park as their humans calmly sought out the best food...

Inspiration Begins Early

April 12 2016
Guest post from Takingabite featuring @brunch.and.bakes Alice from Brunch and Bakes has always had a love for baking. Being in the kitchen as a little girl with her mum, Alice said that she would wait impatiently for her mum to finish making a chocolate cake so she could lick the beaters clean, also my favourite part of baking! Her passion for...