Review: Ms. Elwood, Elwood

Ms. Elwood is the latest addition to Elwood’s Ormond Road, serving up Asian Fusion in a sleak, funky environment. We visited on only it’s second day open, and just – w0w – from the seamless service, to the amazing food Ms. Elwood just raised the bar for Bayside dining…

Review: Hanoi Hannah, Elsternwick

Hanoi Hannah is a fairly recent addition to Elsternwick in a great location (Glenhuntly Road, opposite Elsternwick Station). It offers mainly Vietnamese light bites, such as rolls and banh mi, and soups. It’s a fairly small venue…

Facebook Recreate: Vegetable Chips

I recreate Vegetable Chips, as seen on a Facebook Video. Read the full post to see how I get on and if I recommend you trying it too…

Review: The Turtle Cafe, Elwood

The Turtle Cafe is situated on the junction of Ormond Road and Glenhuntly Road in Elwood. It serves an all day menu with a good range of breakfast options and a smaller choice of lunches…

Review: Jimmy Jamz

Jimmy Jamz (130-132 Ormond Road, Elwood) is one of those local gems you always hope no one else knows about. Unfortunately, situated in the heart of Elwood village, it’s generally bustling from lunch time most days. It’s bare brick interior and cute courtyard out back give it a modern feel but there’s definitely something homely…

Review: Penta, Elsternwick

So, you guys already know I’m going to rave about this place right? I mean, you’ve seen their Instagram feed too; I’ve been dreaming about that Nutella Panna cotta for WEEKS! I’m so new to Melbourne I’m not entirely sure where Camberwell is, let alone Legacy, so while I did go to Penta with some preconceived…

Review: Bringing the restaurant to me (Food Delivery Reviews)

There’s something about the idea of someone delivering restaurant food that really does appeal to me. On those rainy, windy nights when you know you aren’t going to be able to park within three blocks of your favourite restaurant (and you didn’t book a table so will probably have a 40 minute wait when you…

In Season: An Introduction

So in the U.K. you can get pretty much any fruit or veg, pretty much any time of year. The price doesn’t change dramatically and it often tastes like a watered-down version of what it should taste like, but it never tastes truly awful. The great thing you imagine about this is that you have…

Scribble No. 2: The Daily Fruit and Veg Struggle

The 5 a day phenomenon (or 5 + 2 as it is over here) can constantly elude me, leaving me in my busy lifestyle trying to cram fruit and veg into my food anywhere I can…
So here’s my list of tips for getting more fruit and veg into my life.