In Melbourne, a city full of food and obsessed by coffee, I cook, I eat, I share the good news and the bad. essjay eats

Archive for 2013

Preview: Long Shot Bakery Cafe

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Oh Docklands – you promised so much, but delivered me so little. Since work moved from the Paris end of Collins St to Batman’s Hill in Docklands earlier this year I’ve tried, I really have. I’ve gotten used to your mostly useless addresses. (I’m looking at at you Cafenatics: Suite 10, 737 Bourke St is […]

Hot Cross Bun Recipe – from the archives

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Last year I posted my Hot Cross Bun recipe, and developed a vegan version I’m happy with. It’s that time of year again so here they are again. Make buns, not war.

Strawberry Jam Recipe

Friday, March 15th, 2013

How to make strawberry jam that tastes fresh and sweet? Cook it quickly. Here’s how.

Essjay bites March 6 2013

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Well, hello there everyone. In the midst of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival there’s a bit of news around to share. And whilst the office move has gone well, the search for interesting and affordable food (lets not mention coffee) in Docklands is continuing … slowly. Please let me know your favourites over here. […]

Docklands Eating

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Next week my workplace is moving from 80 Collins street to 750 Collins street. This puts us riiiight down the end … nearly in the water – in the area officially known as Victoria Harbour, but known to me as #swampland. This is disconcerting for many reasons, but my most pressing need is coffee. And […]