Monthly Archives: June 2015

Smooth jazz and coffee in Kurume, Japan

When travelling through any city in Japan I always look for a kissaten, a traditional Japanese cafe. I find they are ideal places to unwind, relax and  ponder about your travels ahead. At kissatens you are bound to meet locals from whom you can learn about the city you are in.  Regular customers often walk in and gather to discuss the daily news and events of the day. Continue reading


Sardinian comfort food, Chicken broth with fregola

The cold weather has arrived in Sydney, it is a calling to dig out those heart warming recipes. The humble chicken soup is one of those recipes,  a comfort dish that I love to prepare during the winter season. Every soup lover has  their own version of chicken soup, an honest dish made with simple ingredients, patience and a good appetite. Continue reading

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