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In The Tiffin Box IX

Ashley & Tait McGregor creating their work on the Brisbane Community Cloak, 2016

It's been a while so here's a round up of the what's happening in TIFFIN's wider world and a head's up on things that would have other got away. The Art of Skins Exhibition The State Library of Qld has opened a new exhibition, The Art Of Skins, tracing the traditional practice of possum skin… >> Read more

Filed in: Miscellaneous
Corn waffles with feta, roasted tomatoes and chimichurri sauce

Lady Marmalade Cafe has been around for several years, started by Brisbane My Kitchen Rules competitors Mal and Bec but has since changed hands to Howard and Sonja Searle. It sits in an absolutely tiny triangular shaped shop right on the tip of the Stones Corner shopping area. The building was once, amongst other things… >> Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review
Caramel Fig & Pear loaf sliced, sitting on a cake cooler

The original recipe that this cake is based on had been bookmarked for years but I never seemed to have the time, ingredients or inclination to get it made. It's physically bookmarked with a little tab of paper that pre-dates virtual bookmarking. My 'to review' board on Pinterest tells a similar story, as do the saved… >> Read more

Filed in: 5. Baking
Women marching behind a protest banner in Plaza De Mayo, Buenos Aires Argentina

Welcome to the A-Z Guidebook Link Up. If you would like to join, read the A-Z Guidebook tab at the top of the blog and write a travel post relating to the letter of the month. * I love the innovation and variety offered by A-Z contributors. I hope you can spare some time to… >> Read more

Filed in: A - Z Guidebook, Travel
red Chinese lanterns contrast against a blue sky

July in Queensland means clear skies and a chance to slip into a second layer. It also means lots of outdoor, food focused events before the temperatures start to rise again. Mark these on your calendar and take advantage of the great weather Scenic Rim Eat Local Week I've written before about the Scenic Rim… >> Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Food Experiences, Travel
A bowl of chunky croccoli soup topped with sour cream and bacon

Regular readers would know that I don't like to waste food and am the master of re-purposing and up-cycling leftovers and food scraps. Whilst I hold back many of our veggie scraps to boost the flavour of home made stock, broccoli stalks don't make it in. Regular readers would also know I'm not a fan… >> Read more

Filed in: 3. Soups, Salads, Snacks

In My Kitchen… June 2016

container of whole sumac, a middle eastern spice

Can it be? Has autumn arrived in Brisbane? Say it isn't so! It may be winter in the rest of the country but we're a little slow in this part of the world. Finally though, it is at least cool enough to have a blanket at night and contemplate some low, slow cooking. In My… >> Read more

Filed in: Miscellaneous