1. the practice or art of choosing, cooking, and eating good food.

Good Food, Good Mood was established after I realised how often I was asking myself the difficult question of "Where and what should we eat today?". The Melbourne food scene truly makes us spoilt for choice, so I am hoping my honest reviews can act as a guide for any occasion - from cheap eats to fine dining, to burgers and pizza on cheat days, to fresh and healthy on cutting days. Recommendations on places to try and review are always welcome, just leave a comment.

All photos are taken with my Samsung Note 4 or Sony NEX-F3 unless stated otherwise. Thanks for dropping by!

- Lisa Pizza xo

P.S. Shoutout to my friends and family who dine with me - thanks for not picking up your cutlery when the food comes out so I can take all my food photos... y'all know my camera eats first haha.

Two Little Pigs Charcuterie and Grind

Cafes are popping out in Melbourne faster than my heart rate after a strong cardio session. I seriously cannot keep up!!! This is a short and sweet post on Two Little Pigs which I found thanks to the trusty Broadsheet guide. So glad to see good local gems in the Northern suburbs. My overall experience here was enjoyable - friendly and efficient staff, great coffee, outdoor seating at the back and A WONDERFUL MENU! I'm going to pay another visit just to try their famous doughcakes with bacon ice cream. Yep, you heard correctly. BACON ICE CREAM!!! What a genius creation.

Pea & Ham (breakfast) - Crisp roasted pork belly, poached free range eggs, green pea velouté served with sourdough toast - $16.90

I am a sucker for any pig bi-product - bacon, pork belly, pork ribs........ As bad as it sounds I can't help being a meat lover :( Pair the pig product with poached eggs and you've got yourself a breakfast winner. I really enjoyed the pea velouté which I would have preferred over a pea puree. 

Charcuterie Boards - small $19.50, large $29.50 

I had my first Charcuterie board when celebrating my 20th birthday at Cumulus Inc. It was a great experience because you get a fine selection of sliced meats, each with their own texture and unique taste. I am a lover of meats so we opted for the Charcuterie board to accompany the other pork belly dish. THIS IS A SMALL SIZED BOARD! Great to share between 2-3 people. I can't imagine how big the large would be... The relishes are homemade which is great to see in a local cafe. There were too many olives though! I can't eat THAT many. Overall I would recommend you order this if you are to pay a visit, you won't be disappointed. 

Charcuterie is the branch of cooking devoted to prepared meat products, such as bacon, ham, sausage, terrines, galantines, pâtés, and confit, primarily from pork.


Two Little Pigs Charcuterie and Grind
Address: 146 Sydney Road Brunswick 3056
Contact: 9939 4042
Hours: Mon-Fri 6am - 4pm, Weekends 7am - 4pm
Price: $$

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