These are both events I attend as well as ones that I host (such as my baby shower).

Hopefully they are of interest to you!

The Deck, Sydney: Behind the scenes + making paella!

Posted on February 29, 2012

Stunning view, isn’t it?

It was one of those perfect sunny Sydney afternoons when I visited The Deck Restaurant & Bar. Located just inside the face of Luna Park at Milsons Point, it enjoys uninterrupted harbour, opera house and bridge views.

The sun hit the water and sparkled just the way I like it. It’s cheesy, but I almost get a tear in my eye looking at that view. After travelling all over the world, seeing all the big attractions in Paris, Istanbul, Barcelona, Tokyo and more, Sydney Harbour is still my favourite iconic vista.

But I digress, you are here to read about my behind the scenes look in the kitchen and chat with chef Michael Roper, so let’s get on with it. (more…)

Mushroom Mania Round up Week #4

Posted on July 30, 2011

Can you believe it’s the last week of Mushroom Mania month? July has been in gone in, like, three seconds – don’t you agree?

Our official bloggers have, once again, been slaving their guts away eating mushroom meals and blogging about them. Here’s the highlights for your clicking pleasure:

Have you been to any of these, would love to know what you thought? Leave me a note in the comments section below.

Would you like to win $100?

Food bloggers don’t get to have all the fun – you can join in too!

Simply visit one of the participating restaurants in your state (click here for a list) and then write up a short review to be in the running to win $100 every week in July, thanks to Mushroom Growers Australia.

You can also follow all the Mushroom Mania action via Facebook and Twitter or download the smartphone app.

Christie x


Mushroom Mania Roundup Week #3

Posted on July 22, 2011

We are now more than halfway through Mushroom Mania month and I’m still not sick of eating mushrooms… I think I’ve come to realise that they are right up there in my top 5 favourite vegetables! (more…)

Mushroom Mania Roundup Week #2

Posted on July 15, 2011

Zoom! That’s the second week of Mushroom Mania whizzing by and it’s now in full swing!

I am so pleased that so many of you have been eating mushroom dishes and adding your mini review to the website, there are literally hundreds of them. Click here to check them out.

Meanwhile, our official food bloggers from all over Australia, have been mushroom-ing it up and having a funghi-tastic time. Sorry, I’m a word geek! (more…)

Mushroom Mania Week #1 Roundup

Posted on July 8, 2011

The first week of Mushroom Mania has already passed us by – can you believe how fast July is going?

Our team of Australian bloggers have been super busy eating mushroom meals and reviewing them on their blogs. It’s a hard life, isn’t it?

Here’s a list of the restaurants that have been reviewed this week: (more…)

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