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Rue Montorgueil Food Market

I love food markets so you can imagine how excited I was when I realised that we were staying about fifty metres from Rue Montorgueil, one of the oldest market streets in central Paris. It is one of the few reminders of the Les Halles covered market area before it was replaced in 1975 by a […]

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Travel Books for Cooks

My family and friends know that I love books, especially those about food and travel. This year I was spoilt with some fabulous books as gifts, all which were reminders of travels, past and present.   Knowing how much I love India, the family knew that I would love Christine Manfield’s new book ‘Tasting India‘. […]

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Slow Food Market in Melbourne

Two weeks after our visit to the Collingwood Children’s Farm Market in Melbourne, we are off to the Slow Food Market at the Abbotsford Convent, just down the road. Some of the familiar stall holders are back but there are a few new ones as well as some organic producers. It’s amazing how new varieties […]

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Memories of Sicily

It’s time to leave Sicily! The history, the contrasting landscapes, the people and the food have been amazing. We’ve loved every minute of our trip. Here are some of our memories. Iconic Etna was erupting whilst we were in Sicily. Smoke plumes wafted over the sky for days Donald, our trusty Fiat Doblo, took us […]

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