Squid Rice.

I probably have at least a dozen recipe books in one of my kitchen cupboards. Each book filled with sticky notes on the pages of recipes that seem like they might be a tasty eat. One such recipe I found was for Octopus rice. Unfortunately here in Tom Price you can’t buy octopus so I…

Lentil and chorizo soup.

synonymous adjective syn·on·y·mous \-məs\ One definition of synonymous: Having the same connotations, implications, or reference. To foodies, soup is synonymous with winter. It may not be winter here in Australia yet, however the nights here in Tom Price are cooling down and more to the point I wanted to make a soup. A lentil soup….

Destination: Broome. Pt 2. Broome.

Leaving our camp site at Degrey River, we still had ourselves a 531 kilometre drive to reach our destination of Broome. So after waking up with the sun, eating a quick breakfast, packing up the camper trailers, we were on our way again. On our way we decided to stop at 80 Mile Beach, to…

Destination: Broome. Pt 1. Tom Price to Degrey River.

As the weather finally starts to cool here in the Pilbara, the camper trailers and caravans that have spent the summer months covered up, in a garage or under a patio finally get their chance to shine. Summer in the Pilbara can get ridiculously hot and is just not enjoyable to go camping. However, as…

Back again with some bread.

Bread. Nearly everyone eats it. It’s a staple for a lot of people and you’d be hard pressed to find a home without it. One thing I do love is the smell of freshly baked bread. Freshly baked bread dripping in butter and smothered with honey. Yum. The town of Tom Price in which we…

Winter warmer. Creamy prawn curry.

Winter. For most, not the most enjoyable season of the year. A lot of people get sick, even more complain about the weather and a small fraction break out their slow cookers, stew pots and casserole dishes and plan the warm hearty meals they will make for the family. Here at Club Fossam, anything with…

Braised pork with bamboo shoots. Taiwan style.

Continuing with what has become a little bit of a theme of cooking dishes from around the world and the rekindled love for my thermomix, I decided to see what I could make with a tin of bamboo shoots I’ve had in the cupboard for months as my main ingredient. So pack your bags folks, we are off to…

Greek dessert No.2 Karidopita.

For the last couple of days whenever we asked Roman what he would like to eat, he’d respond with “Cake please Daddy” or “Cake please Papa”. So today, I decided to make him one.   What I made today was Karidopita or walnut cake. A popular cake in Greece made with walnuts and rusks, giving…

Pizza night.

A few weeks ago Papa, Roman and myself went out for Thai with Rebecca from Sugar Snout and her family. Dinner was lovely and for dessert I treated myself to some deep fried ice cream. When my ice cream arrived, Rebecca told me that she could make a better fried ice cream than the one that…

Vive la France! Pt.2 A French tarte.

Two things I was looking forward to when Papa and I were heading to Europe was eating their food and drinking their wine. We certainly succeeded at doing both. In Paris I learnt that a double coffee with crème is not a double shot of coffee but two coffees served out of a soup bowl. I also…

Vive la France! Pt.1 A travel blog.

Papa and I have had the good fortune to travel around a tiny bit of Europe. Our first stop on our thirty day trip was Paris, referred to as either the city of lights or the city of love. It was night time when we finally arrived at our hotel which was about 200 meters…

Cleaverville camping.

Living in the town of Tom Price in the Pilbara region of Western Australia (WA), we are quite isolated from the rest of the state. It’s a twelve hour drive to Perth (capital of WA) and a four hour or more drive to the coast, depending on which roads are available at the time. We…