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Cheese & Pepita Beer Bread

I’m more of a cider girl but Mr Tiffin doesn’t mind a beer on a hot summer afternoon. Our friend Andrew brews beer so we always have plenty on hand, Sometimes, there’s a little too much so it got me thinking about ways to use some up. Beer Bread was the answer. The Quick &… Read more

Filed in: Baking & Dessert

Bar Hop – Woolly Mammoth Alehouse

I may have finished with my job but that doesn’t mean the bar hopping has stopped. Between birthdays, get togethers and PR companies spending before the end of the year, there’s hopping galore! I was invited* to attend the launch of spring menu at the Woolly Mammoth Alehouse and have to say it was nothing… Read more

Filed in: Restaurant Review

Lunch Sized Adventures – Newstead Brewing Co

Hot on the heels of the Polar Vortex, I bring you the Liquid Amber Vortex. I’m not quite sure what it is about Newstead and Tenneriffe but the area seems to be a magnet for micro breweries and craft beer pubs. Green Beacon Brewing and Tippler’s Tap paved the way and now Newstead Brewing Co has arrived… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

Time for a Tipple

A few months ago, I started seeing tweets for ‘Tippler’s Tap’.  People mentioned that they were going or had been and it was great.  Seemed odd that so many people were making the pilgrimage to Stradbroke Island just to get some decent chicken wings but, these are the lengths that people go to for a… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

What I Had For Lunch Today – Czech It Out

I went on a 3 hour walking tour of Prague today so I was after something a little more substantial than a sandwich for lunch.  We found a pub close to our hotel in the Old Town (not difficult in Prague) with a cheery motif of axemen and torture, the Pivnice U Kata.  We grabbed… Read more

Filed in: Food Experiences, Travel

Champagne Tastes on a Beer Budget

Who says you can’t eat and drink well on a budget?Exhibit a) – Morrisons Value Bitter 97p for a four-pack.Say no more……… Read more

Filed in: Food Experiences, Travel

The Real Ale Trail – Stone, Staffordshire

The Stone Food & Drink Festival is held in the canal town of Stone, in Staffordshire. Now in its 5th year, it attracts people from the district as well as the casual Antipodean interloper. There are festival activities all week, leading up to the official opening on the Friday.We arrived on Thursday afternoon with just… Read more

Filed in: Food Experiences, Travel