Conversations in Vegetables Stock

I am usually quite good at using up vegetables before they spoil. I wish I could be more like Alex, and plan my weekly meals, but I am much more of a reactionary cook based on what ingredients are present and what inspires me. Let me tell you, this is where Stephanie Alexander’s The Cook’s Companion…

Farmers Market Breakfast and Gingerbread Hotcakes at Miss Marmalade

I live in an innercity area of Melbourne. I love the proximity to work, the relaxed culture. In the last 15-20 years it has changed from a largely working class area and  has since been embraced by young professionals and students. With the changing demographic, cafes have appeared and I am spoilt for choice. On Sunday morning I was…