Colonial Irish Stew

Technically it is autumn…just. Even though the days are still occasionally hot the evenings are cool.  It’s time to get the slow cooker out for a comforting stew. As it is St Patrick’s Day I’d like to reflect on my Irish heritage and cook up some traditional Irish fare to share with my family. We.. read more →

08 Mar 2018
March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day


Celebrate Anastasia Maher On this International Women’s Day, I’d like to celebrate the life of my great great grandmother Anastasia Maher. She was born at a time and a place where a new world was emerging.  Her childhood was spent in a melting pot of cultures fixated with making a fortune on the Bendigo goldfields… read more →