Monthly Archives: January 2015

Gnocchi with Pancetta and Pistachio Pesto

     Waking up in Sydney reminds me that I don’t like the city.      We spent the last four days vacationing on a tropical island off the coast of Australia. It was quiet, secluded and beautiful. Giant monitor lizards slowly walked across the hiking trails into the jungle giving us dirty looks.   …

The Nicest People; Quite a Change!

       25,000 feet above Australia and I just had my first Australian meal. Yes, it was airplane food.  I obviously wasn’t expecting much but in according with everything I had heard about Australian food it was pretty bland.      So many things about Australia so far remind me a lot of England. …