Food & Lifestyle Scene

Recipe Scene: Apricot Rough and Cherry Ripe Truffles

These are so ridiculously easy, once you have made them you will keep them in
your repertoire. With only 4 ingredients that you probably have in your
cupboard, the only slightly time consuming bit is dipping the truffles in
chocolate. But if you’re in a rush you can simply roll them in desiccated coconut
or dust with icing sugar. Or if you’re REALLY in a hurry you can form the mix
into a log, roll in coconut then slice into discs. Sometimes I make a batch of each
variety – when they are coated in chocolate you can’t tell which is which so you
can either decorate them each with different piping, or decorate them all the
same and make it a lucky dip! […]

Music Scene

Snap Scene: Howlin’ Rain, Melbourne Recital Centre, 20th April 2022

Combining high energy with soulful harmony, Howlin’ Rain are a vehicle for Ethan Miller of Comets on Fire, who describes the band’s latest album thusly: “The guiding principle for The Alligator Bride was to create ‘Neal Cassady Rock’. Which is to say, high energy, good-times adventure music, driving the hippie bus, shirtless and stoned, up for four days straight, and extremely fuzzy around the edges.” […]