Summery Cocktails For A Southern Hemisphere Christmas

Summery Cocktails For A Southern Hemisphere Christmas

There are endless articles on festive favourites like spiked eggnog and hot chocolate with Baileys, but I rarely come across Christmassy beverages for those of us in the Southern Hemisphere. After attending Liquor King's re-imagined Carlton store opening, I felt inspired to create a selection of cocktails to serve at my upcoming events. It's an [...]

A Prairie Girl’s Guide To Prahran

A Prairie Girl’s Guide To Prahran

There's never enough time to visit all the eateries and bars on my Melbourne itinerary.  So rather than finding yourself overwhelmed trying to shuffle between suburbs and constantly catching the tram, we recommend optimising your time by sticking to one area. The constantly evolving foodie precinct of Prahran is the perfect destination to settle in [...]

Miro in the Midland Building

Miro in the Midland Building

The Brown Bread team has been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the downstairs café in our building (Midland Building). Helmed by the folk behind Francesca's Italian Kitchen (in both Wanaka and Christchurch), Miro is serving up an extensive menu of breakfast, brunch and lunch favourites. Whether you prefer sweet or savoury, filling or light, Miro has [...]

How To Take Food Photos Without A Professional Camera

How To Take Food Photos Without A Professional Camera

Food photography has gained popularity in recent years with the rise of Instagram. If you search #foodphotography or #onthetable, you'll see an eclectic mix of styled food shots that could easily belong in your favourite cookbook. Many of my Toronto friends are food stylists, food bloggers/writers and professional food photographers, however, unbeknownst to most - many [...]

Let’s Meet At Welles Street!

Let’s Meet At Welles Street!

If there's one type of cuisine I haven't seen enough of in Christchurch, it's Greek. Fortunately, Welles Street (located on 44 Welles Street in Central Christchurch), is serving up a modern take on Greek eats. More than just souvlaki, the carefully considered menu incorporates a range of mouthwatering items: everything from rotisserie chicken to baklava [...]