Monthly Archives: August 2014

Win a case of wine for Dad worth $210!

Win Pizzini Shiraz for Father's DayThis competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, D. Royce.

Give Dad a copy of the Cook’s Companion App this Father’s Day and you could WIN one of Stephanie’s favourite wines!

The Cook’s Companion App (AUD$49.99) is the perfect gift for a food-loving Dad. With over 2,000 recipes, extensive cooking advice, hundreds of photos and 10 how-to videos, he’ll love having easy access to this classic work on his tablet or smartphone.

Simply purchase the Cook’s Companion App for Father’s Day and you could win a case (12 bottles) of 2012 Pizzini Sangiovese Shiraz, valued at $210, including freight to anywhere in Australia.

Entries close at 12.00am AEDT on 11 September, 2014.

How to enter, for iOS users:

  1. Purchase a gift copy of The Cook’s Companion App from the App Store (full instructions for gifting available here) by Sunday 7 September.
  2. Forward the email from the iTunes Store showing proof of purchase of a gifted copy of The Cook’s Companion App to [email protected]. (Please note that there is usually a delay by iTunes with sending this Tax Invoice, please be patient…)
  3. Fill out the entry form below.

How to enter, for Android users:

  1. Purchase a Google Play gift card for dad.
  2. Ask him to purchase a copy of The Cook’s Companion App by Wednesday 10 September and forward the email from Google Play showing proof of purchase to [email protected].
  3. Fill out the entry form below.


Once the winner has been judged, we will be in touch by email to arrange shipping.
Please note that delivery may take up to 10 days.

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Newsletter 19 – The weather report

Almond blossom

Weather has been very much on my mind. The first almond blossom is a marvellous moment promising that spring is just around the corner. Before spring had actually sprung in Melbourne I had a few days in Noosa, anticipating sunshine, walks in the national park, and lazy lunches. Well there was one day like that and then the sky went black and the rains came, and stayed. There was 7 inches of rain in a few days and it was cold! We even had a fire. Still time for some lovely lunches. The linguine with spanner crab and the passionfruit roulade with Turkish delight icecream that I had at Pitchfork Restaurant at Peregian were both quite wonderful.

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Welcome to my new website!

Welcome from Stephanie

Recently I moved from my home of 30 years in to a brand new apartment, so it’s fitting that my digital home now has a fresh new look, too.

Together with the team at Gozer Studio, I have tried to create a space that reflects my passions in words and pictures. Many of the photos that appear on the website were taken in the lush edible garden that I tended for decades in my previous home. These photos will serve as a connection between the past and the future.

I hope you enjoy the update. Please take a look around and tell me what you think. Here are some of the new features you can explore: (more…)