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Honeycomb Ice Cream w Calvados

Food Recipes | 16 February 2018

For the honeycomb: 340g sugar 4 tbs honey 4tbs water 3tsp baking soda Method Take large piece baking paper, grease it and put it in a tray so it covers…

Celebrations and Champagne

Wine Wine Regions | 16 February 2018

Celebrating a special occasion isn’t the same without a glass of bubbly in your hand, but not just any bubbly, sorry other sparkling makers and regions, but style, unique region…

Maldives-the real deal

Destinations Abroad Travel | 7 February 2018

The Maldives is pure magic, I really don’t know any other way to describe it. Many people talk about seeing photos online or in brochures of beautiful beaches in Asia…

Common Wine Faults

Wine Wine Education | 26 January 2018

This table is a quick way to recognise faults when smelling and tasting wine: Fault Substance Smells Causes Sulfides               Hydrogen Sulfide Boiled Eggs Lack of amino acids (nitrogen) in fermenting…

Evaluating Wine

Wine Wine Education | 11 January 2018

Evaluate a wine’s appearance by pouring a small amount into a clean, odourless glass and tilt against a white background or white tablecloth. Look for colour of brilliance rather than…

Manly to Spit Bridge

Local Sydney Treasures Travel | 4 October 2017

Let me start with a disclaimer: I am not a professional walker, hiker, trekker or climber ….. I just really like walking in nature, looking at water, the harbour, beaches…

Store Beach, Manly NSW

Local Sydney Treasures Travel | 25 September 2017

Store Beach is a pristine little beach, tucked away in a little alcove. So tucked away it seems exclusive, like you almost can’t go in there. It’s calmness almost appearing…

De Salis Wines

Wine Wine Regions | 23 September 2017

I had the pleasure of meeting Ben & Charlie back in 2010 and tasting their wines while I was running my Wine Bar in Canberra. Nothing has changed since then,…

Wine Regions – Uruguay

Wine Wine Regions | 22 September 2017

Uruguay is located between the 30th and 35th parallel, about the same as Australia, Argentina and South Africa.  As with the other countries, this geographic situation affords the grapes an abundance of…

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