Graduation Day!

PhD graduation

Today, after just over four years of study, I graduated with my PhD in zoology. It’s been a long and sometimes difficult road but it feels great to have got to the end of it! [Read more…]

Lemon and Cumin Potato Salad

Vegan potato salad

Potato salad without mayonnaise? I was sceptical when I first came across the concept, but the flavours work well enough together that you don’t miss the mayo, I promise! This recipe is very budget-friendly, as potatoes, onions and cumin are all very cheap. Lemons and fresh parsley may be slightly more expensive, but parsley is easy to grow and you can use bottled lemon juice if you need to.   [Read more…]

Real Food Round-Up 2/12

Rice paper roll ingredients

I’m down in Melbourne yet again, but for a very special reason. My sister got married on Saturday afternoon in a lovely ceremony at Melbourne Zoo. As well as being a lovely setting for a wedding, the food was fantastic!

Before I left Brisbane I was trying to eat up all of the fresh food I had in the house, so had to get creative. Since flying down to Melbourne I’ve been eating very well! [Read more…]

Real Food Round-Up 27/11

Pappadums and yogurt

I’m back with my weekly real food round-ups, even if it is a little late this week. Last week I ate a mixture of meals, including some very frugal ones using eggs and some not very frugal meals out.  [Read more…]

I’m Back!

Moreton Island

It’s been a while since I last blogged, and to be honest I haven’t really felt like it lately. I think it was a combination of being busy and getting burnt out with blogging. I’ve been a bit intimidated by all the blogs out there that have beautiful photos of beautiful food, and the bloggers who are super-organised and running businesses.

One of my favourite bloggers, The Frugal Girl always says “Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good“. So, from now on I may be posting on a strange schedule and my food may not look absolutely amazing, but it will still definitely taste good! That’s who I am and it’s definitely better than not posting at all! [Read more…]