Bradman Room at the WACA


Well it was only a couple of weeks ago I posted a review extolling the virtues of the food Delaware North were capable of turning out for functions at the WACA. How things change in a short time. International cricket returned to the WACA on Friday ...

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Moghul Chicken Curry


Recently while lunching at Haweli in Northbridge my thoughts turned, as they often do, to curry recipes. Each year we host a curry night for family on Christmas Eve – so I need to keep my hand in before cooking up a storm for that looming ...

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The Cheese Barrel


We were tootling back down Great Northern Highway one afternoon from a meeting when we had a sudden hankering for a spot of cheese and The Cheese Barrel is adjacent to the tasting room and cellars at Olive Farm, in the Swan ...

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Zucchini tart with leeks, red onions and capers


I was searching around for something to cook for Lady FWO after a hard day at work (her, not me!) – I hadn’t been shopping so had a gander to see what was in the fridge and pantry. I found a couple of nice zucchini, a leek and a red onion. So what to ...

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WACA & Delaware North


Charlie Watts, me and Lady FWO headed down to the WACA on Friday - it was the first day of the new Sheffield season; WA were playing Tasmania; Charlie Watts was there to watch a bit of cricket; and Lady FWO and I had been invited, as long term ...

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Fish Barbeque


Spring seems to have well and truly sprung….and so a young man’s fancy turns to…well I am not sure anymore…but a seasoned chap’s fancy turns to such delights as barbeques…sitting in our courtyard sipping one afternoon Lady FWO determined that I ...

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Thai Pumpkin Soup


I always think that a bowl of soup – perhaps with a crusty bread roll – is a great lunch when you don’t have a lot of time – weekends for example when there is usually so much to do.  And, of course, my predilection towards spicy foods got me ...

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Quick & simple chick pea curry


When you are hankering for a curry fix as I was today and want to make something quickly, and with ingredients you may already have on hand (these are what I had, so this is what you are getting) this is a very tasty and nutritious meal – you can ...

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Asparagus Tart


It is Spring...and that means the fabulous WA asparagus is here to the Swan Valley Edgecombe Brothers produce some of the finest and tastiest you will ever experience. Go there and sit under the vines with a glass of wine and ...

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