Ginger tea with lemon and honey

Ginger tea can be purchased in all Asian grocery stores and some supermarkets. I use the tea bags because I’m lazy but the loose ginger tea or shaved / grated / juiced pieces of ginger are even better for you. I place my bag of ginger tea in the cup and fill to an inch […]

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Kiwi Fine Foods, Capalaba West, Brisbane

My Tasmanian husband Philip has been on the hunt for mutton birds. They are an acquired taste that he developed a penchance for. They are hard to source due to their threatened status but there are remote areas where they are breeding and bountiful. Last weekend he was at the Cleveland Produce Markets and was […]

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Icon Bar and Grill – Raby Bay Marina

For my 15th wedding anniversary my husband and I enjoyed a Seafood Platter for two and a bottle of bubbly at Cleveland’s Raby Bay Marina Icon Bar and Grill. Right on the water’s edge with a view of yachts and catamarans, a great place to unwind and enjoy the great seafood of Moreton Bay, Queensland. […]

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A new food and travel blog by Vanessa Pike-Russell

“An Instant On The Lips – A Lifetime on the Hips!” my Mum said as I bit into another slice of lasagne (and many other indulgences) over the years. She’s right, too. In a way it inspired my passion for food photography. I take the time to photograph important meals or new foodie items and […]

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