food

supermarket

Four weeks ago I compared prices for fresh fruit and veg. I followed that up with a look at fresh meat prices. Then, to complete my trilogy, a couple of weeks ago I compared the prices of Australian and UK fresh fish. Obviously a trilogy cannot have a part four, because then it would need [...]

fish

Two weeks ago we looked at Fresh Fruit and Veg: Australian and UK Prices Compared and last week it was Fresh Meat: Australian and UK Prices Compared. Today we complete our trilogy by looking at the price of fresh fish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9SSOWORzw4 Not so much whole fish, we are mostly going to be looking at fillets [...]

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It’s been quite some time since I’ve been virtual supermarket shopping, the last time I did it was probably my post The Cost of Living in Australia Update: Groceries. At that time I loaded up my trolley with a supermarket selection that included (but wasn’t limited to) breakfast cereal, coffee, bread, rice and some double [...]

Eat street

Those of you who have read every page of my website and committed it all to memory will surely remember Containerval Festival: Art, Crafts and Containers in Brisbane. Elizabeth and I had a great time wheeling Mrs Bob around in a wheelchair; she had a broken leg at the time. We returned to the same [...]

Pies

Well, not everything, but a bit. According to Lonely Planet, the top 10 countries in the world for food are: Thailand Greece China France Spain Mexico Italy India Japan Indonesia and Malaysia So, as much a paradise Australia might be, is not the place to come if you are a foodie. History of Australian food [...]