The Original Lady of St Kilda Pirate Sardine Sandwich

I made this sandwich at our recent Lipstick and Bred Pirate Food performances at the Village Festival and people just loved it. I have promised to publish the recipe, so here it is. A big favorite of mine, which I started to prepare long time ago had now become a dish ready to touch the

Village Festival World Kitchen Sessions

  Lipstick and bread was invited to perform at the fantastic Village Festival's World Kitchen held on Acland street in St Kilda and Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy. Menu: magic Caribbean treasure Rum and the one and only Lady of St Kilda Pirate Sardine Sandwich! It was immense pleasure and fun. Everyone loved the amazing

Pirate Food Cooking Class!

The Pirate Food cooking class was a fun exploration of delicious pirate food and conversations on what can we learn from pirates today. Did you know that pirates were very much about pleasure? So was this class. But pirates were also the ones who created utopian worlds outside of the ruling system and developed a

Matcha soba noodles with Slovenian chanterelle mushrooms

Slovenia is a small country in the middle of Europe. It is right next to north Italy, below Austria, west of Hungary and north of Croatia. The food is unique and amazing. Just consider this: Slovenia as a country of only two million people has 23 designated culinary regions! Lipstick and Bread is currently in


Our first EAT ME Zine is out fresh and will be given to the participants of the Pirate Food cocking class coming up on September 2nd at CERES community kitchen in Brunswick East. EAT ME lovingly contains special recipes for dishes that we will learn to cook as well as some extra pirate thoughts which

Lipstick and Bread, bread recipe

OK, so after sharing this photo on social media we have been asked to share the recipe of it - which we gladly do. The beauty of this recipe is that it is super easy to prepare, but among the many bread recipes we have been using it gives by far the best results. This

Pink: Radish and Artichoke Salad

This is an amazing salad, a pleasure in taste and colour. I made it recently with beautiful organic radishes we got in our food box, delivered by our friends at Peach and Pear. It works very well as a salad on its own or as a salad accompanying another dish, In my case a Swordfish

Lipstick and Bread Wodonga Sessions

I am visiting Swiss typographer and cook Manfred Huber, who moved not long ago from Melbourne to Wodonga. Lipstick and Bread was born out of some of our very early discussions years ago we had in Melbourne. Another place with Lipstick and Bread DNA would be the beautiful island of Ugljan on the Adriatic sea.

On Pleasure

This cooking class was a part of a special artistic cooking workshop on the theme Pleasure. Gourmands, gluttons, epicures, snackers and all manner of nibblers have been invited to participate in a one-day cooking event in which they have prepared and consumed a bespoke dish invented by Oliver Vodeb, Manfred Huber and Darren Tofts.  

Comfort Food | Coming Soon

Comfort Food Menu: Onion Soup with homemade cheese / pancetta dumplings Sardinian Magic Apple crumble + few things on nostalgia   The onion soup will warm your heart and you will learn how to make soft pillows of cheesy goodness in a dumpling. Sardinian magic is an old traditional dish cooked by shepherds and is