Life in Canberra

Momoda Chinese eating house and bar

Update: Momoda is no longer in operation. Housed in the Melbourne Building on Northbourne Avenue, Momoda is a Chinese eating house and bar that offers a unique take on fusion flavours. Intrigued by their unconventional dishes and cocktails on offer we ventured in. Intricate wood carvings from Guangzhou and oil paper umbrellas dot the entrance.  A feature wall of...

Pie Time Southern Highlands NSW – Celebrate all things pie!

Pie Time Southern Highlands NSW – Celebrate all things pie!

Last Sunday, we embarked on a road trip with intent to experience Pie Time Southern Highlands. The mission was to savour as many pies as we could. So, we took our well planned itinerary and empty bellies on a food adventure through picturesque towns, colourful gardens and gorgeous landscapes. Heatherbrae’s Bakery Having recently won the NSW/ACT Best Pie Award for the...

The Gan-jeez, a whimsical take on Indian cuisine

The Gan-jeez, a whimsical take on Indian cuisine

Portraits of chillum smoking sadhus and picturesque imagery of the holy river Ganga embrace you immediately as you walk into Belconnen’s newest eatery. And like the mystical Ganges, The Gan-jeez charms you into a unique experience of gastronomical delights! This is no typical Indian restaurant. There are no copper or brass bowls and pre-made curry bases upon which a...

Visiting a Macedonian Orthodox Church

Visiting a Macedonian Orthodox Church

The last time we visited an orthodox church, we were in Istanbul. The gorgeous frescoes grabbed our attention the minute we walked into the church—a reverent feeling engulfed us. The captivating artistry isn’t designed to just make the church look nice, but instead it has a theological and liturgical function to fulfil—it’s a full representation of the kingdom of God...

Canberra Meet the Makers annual wine tasting event

Canberra Meet the Makers annual wine tasting event

Australia is known for its winemakers and they are coming to Canberra! Cellarmasters have asked me to share information on their upcoming event, and I am more than happy to publish this for all the wine lovers out there. Clear your palate, because 20 of Australia’s best names in wine including Gwyneth Olsen, Nick Badrice and Stefano de Pieri are coming to Canberra in...