Apparently we take requests now. But I’m limiting it to people who are getting married in the next week. Oh, who am I kidding, you want it, I’ll bake it!

Kevin is a colleague. He’s English. Apparently he’s found it impossible to get an authentic Cornish pasty in Australia: carrots and peas are big no-nos evidently – I wouldn’t know, I’ve never eaten a pasty, Cornish or otherwise. He attempted to make them himself. He failed. (more…)


Cheer cheer the red and the white. Honour the name by day and by night!

For all you uninitiated, these are the first 2 lines of the Sydney Swans victory song.  Back when the mighty Sydney Swans were alive and kicking in the AFL Finals series, Jo and I decided to plan a red and white-themed 3 course lunch to celebrate them making it to the finals.  Unfortunately the  Swannies were knocked out of the AFL race in the semis, so didn’t come to the party.

Nonetheless, we decided to make it a red and white-themed commiseration lunch.  Either that or change it to a St George Dragons celebration lunch.  However none of us like the Dragons, so commiseration it is!  In hindsight, we could claim that the reason the Dragons won is because of us 😉 (more…)