Rosewater and Pistachio Cupcakes… with a surprise inside!


This is my first time hosting the Sweet Adventures Blog Hop and I wanted to set a challenge that was both fun and encouraged your imagination to run wild. I’ve always been a bit ambivalent towards surprises, but have to admit they always make life a little bit more exciting – especially when dessert is involved! [...]

Salted Butter Caramels – The Sweet Swap


When I first heard about The Sweet Swap I was both excited and nervous. Excited at the prospect of receiving 3 treats from fellow food bloggers, yet nervous about baking something worthy (and postable!) to my fellow foodies. My Salted Butter Caramels ended up looking and tasting great, but it wasn’t smooth sailing. My first batch [...]

Jelly Donut Cupcakes


I was recently asked by Pigeonhole Gatherings (run by the lovely Lauren and Katie, I designed their logo and identity) to bake for their charity bake sale at the Redwater Markets in Redfern to raise money for the Sydney Story Factory. The theme? Bake Sale vs Cake Stall, a good old USA vs Australia bake off! Food bloggers [...]

Win a Profiline PushPan Prize Pack worth $170!


The first episode of The Great Australian Bake Off, airs on Tuesday 9th July at 8pm on Channel Nine and I can’t wait to start watching this series! The contestants will be using the Profiline PushPan – an innovative new loose-based, watertight cake tin only recently released to the Australian consumer market. I know most [...]

Wine Selectors – Chef Series


It’s no secret I love wine, specifically white wine and bubbles (red makes me sneezy and fall asleep!) and since my family recently purchased a vineyard, I figured I should start learning more about the varieties. When I was asked to sample 2 wines of my choice from the new Wine Selectors Chef Series, I jumped at [...]

WIN 3 copies of my travel + dessert zines!


Welcome to the first competition on Love Swah! Woo! Today I am giving away 3 copies of my travel + dessert zines of your choice! And if you aren’t the lucky winner fear not, every entrant will be emailed a 20% off coupon to use in my Zine Store! Please read about my zines and MCA Zine [...]

30 before 30


I love lists! My room is overflowing with notebooks filled with handwritten lists. There is nothing more satisfying then crossing something off your list which has led me to writing a “30 before 30″ list. 30 things I want to try and achieve before I hit the big THREE-OH. This means my due date to [...]