Take a Jaipur Cooking Class in India

Take a Jaipur Cooking Class in India

Hello dear readers! I'm currently in India collecting recipes for my new cookbook. One of the trip highlights has been the Jaipur Cooking class which is taught by chef Lokesh. Before arriving in Jaipur, the chef asked me to select a menu for the class. One of the dishes which had been proving Continue reading

Gourmet Desire Cooking Class Delhi

Gourmet Desire Cooking Class Delhi

As soon as I knew we were traveling to Delhi I booked a lesson at Gourmet Desire Cooking Class. One of my favourite ways to learn about a countries culture is through their food. I love Indian food, but eating and enjoying the local food is fleeting. Booking a cooking class allows me to take the Continue reading

Bully BBQ – American Style Barbecue Class

Bully BBQ – American Style Barbecue Class

I can't get enough of American style barbecue. A few years ago I judged a Barbecue contest in Port Macquarie and since that event I have been absolutely infatuated with the flavours. My love of smoked, slow cooked barbecue meats is so intense that I even brought hubby a Pro Q for Father's Day Continue reading

Pasta Making Workshop Coffs Harbour

Pasta Making Workshop Coffs Harbour

Every year I watch Masterchef and promise myself I'm going to learn pasta making.  This year it seems like every one of the contestants has made pasta in one form or another. I felt like they were taunting me! I've tried to make pasta before and whilst it wasn't a disaster, I knew I needed Continue reading

Mexican Ceviche Recipe

Mexican Ceviche Recipe

Before we arrived in Mexico I never imagined I would be eating ceviche seafood! Ceviche is not a dish I had previously associated with Mexican food.  It seems I was deliciously mistaken. We are visiting the Yucatan region of Mexico.  The map above is terribly unclear but Yucatan Continue reading

Taste – Celebrity Cruises

Taste – Celebrity Cruises

Last week I went to check out what was the year's topnotch food event in Sydney. It featured the best Sydney restaurants. You guessed it - Taste of Sydney in Moore Park! And the highlight...I attended a Master Class by Celebrity Cruises. Can a day be more fun-filled than this? Mindy Woods Continue reading

Bali Culinary Tours – Experience Bali the Unique Way!

Bali Culinary Tours – Experience Bali the Unique Way!

Are you considering a trip to Indonesia and want to have fun, learn to cook awesome Balinese cuisine plus experience all the flavours of Bali in one package? Cut corners and skip the hassle. I'm a self-confessed Bali lover! I'll give you a tip. Regular GG readers would very well remember the Continue reading

Top 10 Things Hunter Valley

Top 10 Things Hunter Valley

What are the Top 10 things to do in the Hunter Valley? Good morning readers, I hope you have been enjoying our Gourmet Getaways Hunter Valley series.  Mr GG, Alesah & myself have had a great time putting together these stories. If you have been reading our  updates I am sure you have Continue reading

Wine and Cheese Pairing Guide

Wine and Cheese Pairing Guide

Wine and Cheese: A Quick Guide to Perfect Pairings Handmade and bordering on artisanal, wine and cheese are two of the greatest culinary pleasures ever developed in the centuries of human civilisation. These two treats go together like bread and butter, complimenting each other and elevating Continue reading

Balinese Cooking Class

Balinese Cooking Class

Today I am attending a Balinese cooking class held at the Nirwana Pan Pacific Resort Bali. Cooking classes are one of my favourite activities when I travel.  Learning to cook the regional food means I can enjoy the flavours from the holiday even after we have returned home. Another big selling point Continue reading

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