Happy Australia Day!

Up before sunrise on a public holiday. WHUT?! Cos sometimes you just gotta get things done. Fajr prayers, intercontinental skype calls, reports and thesis. But first, a wholemeal toast with a spread of almond butter and fresh fig. Yes fresh fig. Ditch the jam and have the real thing when you can. Cuppa coffee and […]

Blues & Greens for Dinner Downunder

SO…. after a long hiatus of being “in the field” and just trying to make sense of what all that data means for my PhD thesis, I’ve decided to resume blogging.  And what better to kick it off again with food! Tonight’s dinner was a random concoction of blues and greens. Chicken salad with blue […]

Highs and lows of the week

Ever had one of those weeks where you’re supercharged in the first half of the week then lose steam on the last few days? This was one of them.  Started the week totally stoked (and extra early) for a 10-12 chat on air with Genevieve Jacobs of ABC Canberra about religion and climate change. Early […]

Beginner Biker’s Weekend Breakkie

Lovely Saturday morning today. Gotta have a hearty breakfast (and use up the veggies in the fridge before they rot!). All set for my bike ride around the lake. Woot! 😀

Happy Anzac Day!

Gotta love public holidays. Best time to sleep in (just a little) and enjoy a bowl of oats and a cup of mint tea. Tai-chee, on the other hand, wants to head out and play.

Singapore-Oman chit chats on a hill

A couple of friends from Oman were in town, so a few of us had dinner at PS Cafe at Dempsey Hill. I opted for the m Miso cod on a bed of roast pumpkin with a side of salad. Lovely and light… and then I had truffle fries (to share!)

Fruit fest

Fruits are for all occasions. It doesn’t matter whether it’s (from bottom left clockwise) part of breakfast in a bowl of oats or as a prezzie for new neighbours in a basket, or in a fruit salad for some pals. It’s all good, healthy and yummy. And did I mention the colours?? A real feast […]