Eton Mess Cupcakes

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One of my favourite desserts to make whenever I need to whip something up last minute is Eton Mess. I can dash to the store, buy some berries, cream and meringues and have dessert on the table within 10 minutes. I decided I wanted to transform this classic English dessert into a cupcake for Valentine’s […]

Vegas Eats – Swah’s Best Places to Eat in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas is a magnificent, glitzy, tacky and terrible place, all at the same time. I’m not going to lie to you, this isn’t the heart of culinary delights in America (although I am sure they would like to think they are). Vegas is chockfull of celebrity chef-endorsed restaurants that are overpriced and generally of average quality. […]

Feeling the Love – 5 Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s Day

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I think one of the most thoughtful gifts you can give your loved one (apart from a puppy) is a homemade present. Specifically, dessert. I’ve rounded up my 5 favourite love-themed desserts to prepare you for the rapidly approaching Valentines Day. Even if you think it’s just a marketer’s shallow attempt to sell more greeting […]

Super Easy 3 Ingredient Nutella Donuts for World Nutella Day

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Today is a very important day. It is World Nutella Day, an homage to my favourite spread! Thanks to Ms Adventures in Italy and Bleeding Espresso, every year we celebrate this delightful treat and I incorporate it into a new and delicious recipe. Want to give any of these Nutella recipes a go? Head along to this link and prepare […]

How to minimise your bank fees when travelling overseas

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Long gone are the days of going overseas with a bunch of traveller’s cheques stuffed in your money belt. With the rise of internet banking and ATMs, it’s easy to access your money from anywhere in the world, but it can get expensive. Really expensive. I’ve returned from holidays with hundreds of dollars in international […]