Strawberry and Coconut Cake Pops

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This is my first foray into the world of Cake Pops, which are cake crumbled and mixed with icing, rolled into balls and then dipped in melted chocolate. I hate to waste food, and I had a lot of left over cake and icing from my Strawberry and Coconut Ombre Cakes. So cake pops were [...]

Coconut, Berry and Chia Porridge

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Cold winter mornings equals porridge in my books – it’s like a big warm hug. I’ve been making this coconut, berry and chia porridge religiously for the past 2 months and I’m still not sick of it! Using coconut milk instead of cow’s milk not only gives it a great coconutty flavour, but means it’s [...]

Dark Chocolate and Strawberry Cupcakes

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I get my baking inspiration from a huge range of sources, from a pin I see on Pinterest, to a dessert I try at a restaurant whilst abroad. This week’s inspiration was from a block of Lindt chocolate my mother gave me when I was feeling sick. “Chocolate is very therapeutic” she said (what a [...]

Typo’s new homewares range The Hall

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I was super excited to find out that Typo, part of the Cotton On group, has just released their new affordable homewares collection entitled “The Hall“. Full of pastel crockery, brightly patterned pillows and and array of pots, I’ve already started writing a shopping list. Some of my favourites include: 1. Textured Mug – $6.95 2. [...]

Chocolate Joys – A Chocolate Crackle x Honey Joy Hybrid

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I love reminiscing about the childhood treats from my youth – fairy bread, chocolate crackles, Australian Women’s Weekly Birthday Cakes, honey joys and more. This month’s Sweet Adventures Blog Hop is hosted by the lovely Sophie from The Sticky and Sweet with the theme Childhood Favourite. Today I will be sharing with you two of my favourite [...]

Alpha Restaurant

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I love Greek food but must admit it’s a cuisine I rarely eat. So when Alpha opened up in the CBD I rallied a posse of foodie ladies to try it out, and then bought my family back for a birthday several weeks later. When Wasamedia contacted me to try out Alpha’s newly launched Saturday lunch [...]

Introducing the Australian Legends of Cooking… and a Competition!

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Five legends of Australian cooking have been given the honour of being immortalised on a postage stamp as the recipients of the 2014 Australia Post Legends Award. These Legends of Cooking have been recognised for their influence over Australia’s food culture and the visionary role each have played in shaping Australia’s palate and laying the foundations [...]