Author Archives: Passive Gourmet

About Passive Gourmet

I'm Danya. Living proof that sarcasm and optimism aren't mutually exclusive. I tweet and blog at the intersection of food, family and fun.

Cindy’s Cob

Don’t you love those hand written recipes that people give you? This one is from a friend (Cindy obviously). It’s a hit whenever she brings it along, which is most times that she visits – I swear this isn’t the … Continue reading

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The chicken soup you wish your Mum had made for you

I always heard about how good chicken soup was for you, but our staple as a kid was always pea and ham. Satisfying, but not the soul soothing soup that I want when I’m under the weather (self inflicted or … Continue reading

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Coming out… of the pantry

I started this blog nearly two years ago. It was what I thought (at the time) would be an exercise in writing that might get the words flowing on my PhD. I was hoping that by doing some writing in … Continue reading

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The Perfect Crime

It is the perfect crime. Chocolate cupcakes that have two vegetables cleverly concealed within: avocado and the oft-reviled cauliflower. I have written about my love of the¬†Deceptively Delicious philosophy¬†and recipes previously. Actually, I’m a raving fan and should be getting … Continue reading

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Let them eat cake

I wrote in my bio that my family doesn’t have any food traditions, but my very young blog is already showing me that we do. Nice! One of these is I think a very common one in Australia. And that … Continue reading

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Best. Ingredient. Ever.

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More passive than passive?

Can you get more passive than passive? Obviously I can! It’s been 11 months (close enough to round up to a year) since last posted. Why? Well, for one thing, I originally started this blog in hope that it might … Continue reading

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