The 2020 Wodonga Sessions

Every year Lipstick+ Bread goes to Wodonga and meets with our friends Manfred and Marie Huber for two days of cooking, talking and hedonistic experiments in culinary adventures. The curated menu is always eclectic but definitely focuses on European rustic, traditional and comforting food. We usually also cook some dishes that are difficult to prepare,

Amazing Slovenian beef soup, Melbourne way

One of the most famous Slovenian dishes is a beef soup. Pretty much every Slovenian home cooks it, especially for weekends and even more so in the winter months. Japan has Ramen, Slovenia has 'beef soup'. It is also a must have in taverns around Slovenia, usually served with thin noodles. A larger group would

Wodonga Cooking Sessions

Every once in a while Lipstick+Bread goes to Wodonga to meet with our great friends Manfred and Marie Huber. Over a few days hedonism and pleasure are being the main things we are interested in and our time is devoted to cooking, eating, talking and spending time together. One thing we always do is that

Dr Ernest Magic drink

This is a special drink. It is magic and really smart and super healthy and tasty and easy to make. It is a kind of pleasure that is unusually good for you. Without falling into a health food craze, this is something we definitely like a lot. Dr Ernest Voncina, chemist and renowned expert on

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

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

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.