Peter Rowland Blog

This is where we talk all things food, drinks, parties, weddings and legendary entertaining.

Peter Rowland Christmas Pavlova
13 December 2019

Pav yourself a merry little Christmas

In recent times pavlova has become as essential to an Australian Christmas as glazed ham. And contrary to popular belief, like the Christmas ham and the festiv...
7 December 2019

How to choose a caterer: Melissa Penfold’s Five Golden Rules

If you have attended one of Melissa Penfold’s soirees you are indeed most fortunate. Not only are...
Peter Rowland Festive Feasting Dessert Outdoors
29 November 2019

A brief history of the Christmas trifle

Who doesn’t love a trifle! With the probability that Christmas Day will be sweltering, Austral...
Peter Rowland Making Merry Since 1962
22 November 2019

Ham it up this Christmas

Why not make a Peter Rowland glazed ham the centrepiece of your festive entertaining. Our Group Exe...
Melissa Penfold Holding Christmas Pudding - Collaboration with Peter Rowland
15 November 2019

Just pudding it out there…it’s Christmas with Melissa Penfold

The entire Peter Rowland team adore Christmas so when we have the opportunity to collaborate with ...
Nonnas of Melbourne

Welcome to Nonnas of Melbourne. When it comes to home cooking grannies really do know best. We’ve found and filmed Melbourne nonnas, yia yias and po pos who share the secrets of some of their most cherished family recipes.

20 July 2019

Victorian Dream

Historic Rippon Lea Estate provides the perfect backdrop for a dream wedding shoot. We recently ...
10 June 2019

You’ve got the wedding dress – what about the food?

Celebrity wedding planner Georgie Duddy, Founder of After The Rock Weddings gives the low-down on ho...