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Adventures in home cooking, baking and eating out mostly in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. A bit of travelling, shopping, and having a good time.

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Friday 4 – Drinks

Friday 4 is a self-imposed challenge where I post four food-related photos, and only get 4 sentences to describe each one.  It gets these beautiful pictures out of my backlog, and also makes me take better ones in future!



Limoncello (Italian Lemon Liquor) - Part Two

Time flies when you’re having fun… Or at least it does when you’ve got a heap of blog entries to write and not much free time to actually do it. The 45 days from my first limoncello post passed by in a yellow-coloured, lemony-fresh flash, and now we find ourselves needing to strain [...]


So, following on last week’s liquor-related cliffhanger, what did I wind up doing with a rice-cooker pot full of lemons?

I took some age-old advice, of course! There are reasons why stuff like that stays around, you know.


Limoncello (Italian Lemon Liquor) - Part One

It’s been a bumper time for citrus this year, what with all the rain and cold weather. My parents have been tending a Meyer lemon tree in their backyard (along with kalamansi, jalapeño and various other vegies), and they recently gifted me an entire green grocery bag full of gorgeous, luscious fruits. [...]