hand made ramen noodles

hand made ramen noodles

I love ramen, even the instant kind.  But those deep-fried instant ramen, that were part of my staple diet as a uni student, are a poor imitation of the real thing. Fresh ramen, like the ones you get in a ramen bar are a delight.  The trouble 

burgers, brats and tacos – vegan dude food in hobart

burgers, brats and tacos – vegan dude food in hobart

I headed down to Hobart last week to visit my friend for a few days. Hobart in Summer is glorious and it was a welcome respite from the latest run of Melbourne’s heat and humidity. It wasn’t intentional, but looking back, I seem to have gone 

pumpkin gnocchi

pumpkin gnocchi

Gnocchi aren’t really difficult to make once you know the rules. Until then they can be mysterious and tricky, sometimes tough, sometimes falling to pieces in the water as they cook and sometimes turning out perfectly. I had a number of failures until I spoke to 

a vegan meatloaf sandwich

a vegan meatloaf sandwich

I have been hankering for some “meatloaf” recently. It is partly a nostalgia thing, but I suspect it could be because I am travelling to Germany in May and I’ve been doing some research on vegan restaurants there. I have one vegan place I want