Coconut Cookies with Caramelised White Chocolate

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I was very excited to hear this month’s Sweet Adventures Blog Hop theme was COOKIE MONSTER and hosted by Sophie from The Sticky and Sweet. I love cookies (or biscuits as they’re more often referred to in Australia) and I knew I wanted to make a cookie sandwich – what’s better than 1 cookie? 2 cookies sandwiched […]

Microwave Mug Cakes – #3 S’mores

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I’m stepping up my game in my Microwave Mug Cake series. First we had dark chocolate, then salted caramel… and now S’MORES! For those who don’t know what a S’more is, it consists of marshmallow and a layer of chocolate sandwiched between two pieces of graham cracker and roasted over a camp fire into a gooey mess. Heaven. I am […]

New Shanghai, Chatswood

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I’ve been living in a Surry Hills bubble for a few years now and there are now only 2 things that will make me go over the bridge – family and good food! Fortunately, New Shanghai in Chatswood has come highly recommended and I look forward to sampling their menu. Located on the ground floor […]

Food Typography by Danielle Evans

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Food and typography are 2 of my greatest loves in life (after cats) and when a friend showed me the work of designer and illustrator Danielle Evans I was smitten. Using ingredients such as curry powder, chili, coffee and flour to create her designs, she sculpts the products by hand into unique typographic designs. My favourite […]

GIVEAWAY: Win a double pass to Bagels, Beers & Beats at Helm Bar

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Do you like bagels, beers and beats? Who doesn’t?! Brooklyn Boy Bagels are teaming up with Helm Bar to bring a little slice of New York to Darling Harbour. Your ticket guarantees you 2 delicious Brooklyn Boy Bagels (I’ve eaten them, they’re amazing), 2 beers (or a cocktail if that’s more your thing!) plus a huge array of […]

Giveaway: Win 1 of 10 digital magazine subscriptions!

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The lovely guys at Zinio recently contacted me and offered Love Swah readers the chance to win one of 10 one-year digital magazine subscriptions! So who are Zinio? They are a digital magazine company with literally thousands of top magazines from around the world.  You can browse and purchase subscriptions or single issues instantly from your […]

Rosewater and Pistachio Cupcakes… with a surprise inside!

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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

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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 […]