Have you ever found yourself surrounded by family and thinking “How did I get so lucky”? Well, I did this weekend, and after I got home from our Easter lunch on Sunday and started going through the photos it really hit me. Not only is my family full of some of…

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I initially tried to keep this article as short as possible, but I quickly realised that there is no easy answer to the question of “Which Countries Were In The Soviet Union?”. Reason being is that there were so many regions that either no longer exist or have been combined…

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Ever wondered why it’s called pork and not pig? It’s all dates back to 1066 when those dastardly Normans did a sneaky little takeover of Britain, eventually making the resident Anglo-Saxons the lower class. The Anglo-Saxons, who were primarily the hunter-gatherers, called the meat what animal they came from; pig,…

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Living near South Yarra and the thriving Chapel St & Toorak Rd brunch scene is both a gift and a curse. There’s always some new trendy café to try, some delicious meal to scoff, and then there’s the fact that my complete lack of willpower around a good poached egg…

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From humble beginnings with a few events in 1993, The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival (MFWF) has flourished into Australia’s most influential and respected food & wine event, bolstering Melbourne place as the world’s most livable city. The festival has previously hosted international chefs such as Nigella Lawson (UK), Jamie Oliver (UK), René…

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