2015 it’s the Year of the Goat

It’s Chinese New Year, this year is the year of the Goat (or some people refer to it as the year of the Sheep) In Mandarin you say; Gong Xi Fa Cai  in Cantonese Gong Hey Fat Choy.  Meaning, ‘wishing you to be prosperous in the coming year’. There are many traditions around this holiday and with them lots of food …

Happy Australia Day

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi Happy Australia Day to all my Australian readers! I hope those of you who have a public holiday today, enjoy the time off doing lots of things you love. Here are some photos of our Australia Day BBQ yesterday Prawn off the Barbie! Some Aussie beer A new Aussie vodka & pear drink – …

Now for… New Years Eve!

With the last of the wrapping paper ripped off, we have turned from Christmas clean up to New Years Eve prep in a single hour! We are currently organizing a progressive New Years Eve event, which will culminate at our place for mains, desert and no doubt general hilarity on many levels. Following our foray into making spiced pomegranate gin …