Beer and Tomato Mussels

Make this easy beer and tomato mussels recipe for dinner tonight

Wheat beer mussels were, after a coffee date, one of my first meals with Jamie. With a side of warm Turkish bread, and a cold cider to beat away sweltering heat (only on first dates do you think that supagolf in midday summer heat is a good idea…), the deep bowl was plunged into and […]

How to make your own pickled baby octopus

Learn how to make your own pickled baby octopus with just a few simple ingredients!

There’s a jar of beautifully marinated octopus that you can buy from the main grocery store near here. Unfortunately at $12 for a small jar, I only buy it once a year. But I’m absolutely addicted to it, and since buying octopus is well priced, I thought I’d give this a go. Larger octopus is also […]

Green Tea and Lime Dip

Green tea and lime dip for shrimp and salmon

Disclaimer: Matcha Tea Co, a Perth, Australia based company, who distributes 100% organic Matcha Green Tea powder, provided the sample of green tea powder I used in this recipe. So I figure everyone knows how to make a good cup of green tea. And that they know how beneficial green tea is for you. But what else can […]

DIY Nautical Fishing Net Lamps

Make your own nautical fishing net lamp. An easy project that makes decorating your home less expensive.

Finding lamps for our home has found me hitting two brick walls. First, the ones I’m finding and loving just aren’t available here. And two, even if they were, most are coming in at a cool $200 each. Nothing a little creativity can’t fix! To make them you’ll need: 2 glass lamp bases ( ikea $15 […]

Lupin Crusted Salmon recipe

This Lupin Crusted Salmon recipe adds, not only a delicious crunchy crust, but extra protein and fibre, is low in GI and gluten free.

Lupin was something I wasn’t familiar with. Which isn’t surprising, since it’s only recently been introduced in grocery stores. But pay attention, because it’s bound to be named the new “super food”. There’s so many amazing benefits to using lupin, that it’s surprising we haven’t been on this bandwagon earlier. Some of its nutritional value includes: very […]

Tuna Steak Pasta Salad recipe

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There’s that dish you remember vividly as a kid, mostly because it continues to be serve you well, long into your adult years. The cold tuna pasta salad was a staple for me, the ‘made in advance’ dish for picnics or hot summer evenings. The childhood version is made with canned tuna, green onion and […]

Opening of Truffle Kerfuffle 2014


WA is full of amazing produce that is located, at most, a few hours drive away from us here in Perth. One of these products in the truffle, said to be equal, or even said by some to be better in quality, than those found in Europe. Three years ago, 20 of the farms that […]

Taste of Perth 2014

  Note: My sister and I attended Taste of Perth thanks to Rekorderlig/Exposure PR. Our ticket included free drinks from Rekorderlig and the Citroën VIP tent, and fast entry. However all food and additional drinks were paid for by myself.   Trying #rekorderlig orange ginger and apple guava #tasteofperth — Bryt (@brytontaylor) May 3, 2014 […]