Hot Cross Bun Cupcakes

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I LOVE Hot Cross Buns, it’s definitely one of the highlights of Easter for me. And I’m not one of those Hot Cross Bun purists either – choc chip, caramel, dried fruit, it’s all good to me! I was in Woolworths recently and noticed they had produced a Sticky Date & Caramel Hot Cross Bun. […]

Easter Baking Inspiration

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I think Easter has to be one of my favourite holidays – an excuse to eat lots of chocolate, laze about the house (as it always seems to rain) and bake up a storm! I’ve been brainstorming  a few fun ideas for Easter-themed recipes and I can’t wait to give them a try and show […]

Travel Guide: Bruny Island, Tasmania

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It was our second day in Tasmania (read about Day 1 in Hobart here) and we were off to Bruny Island! Known as a food lovers paradise, it is home to numerous local producers and includes a cheese factory, oyster farm, vineyard, smokehouse and much much more. Bruny Island is made up of a North and South […]

Discover Tasmania’s South with Love Swah

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I used a Go Pro for the first time during my fantastic trip to Tasmania and here is the result! It’s a great little video that sums up the gorgeous scenery, delicious food and near-perfect weather (except the storm… more on that later) that we experienced in Southern Tasmania. Part 1 of my Tasmania guide […]

Win a double pass to the Cake Bake Sweets Show!

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Do you like cake as much as me? Well then I think you need to head on down to Australia’s first ever Cake Bake & Sweets Show – the country’s biggest live event dedicated to everything baking. Sounds like heaven, right? Cake Bake and Sweets is a 3 day event that takes place from 21 – 23rd March 2014 at Sydney Showground, Olympic […]

Banana Caramel Pancakes

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My nickname for these pancakes is “Faileo Pancakes”. Why? Because I started off with a paleo pancake recipe and then covered it in caramel. Just because. And it’s DELICIOUS. Plus it’s super easy and gluten free! Forget the usual flour, milk and sugar – the base recipe uses just 3 ingredients – bananas, eggs and baking […]

Travel Guide: Hobart

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I visited Tasmania once as a child. I have vague memories of staggering up Cradle Mountain at my parent’s request, blinking back tears at Port Arthur and trying, in vain, to spot Tassie Devils. Roll the clock forward many years, and with Tasmania’s booming foodie scene, my new appreciation for “getting back to nature” and […]

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 […]

Nutella Fudge with Hazelnuts and Sea Salt

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Happy World Nutella Day everyone! February 5th is the day the internet likes to celebrate this amazing spread. Sara from Ms. Adventures in Italy and Michelle from Bleeding Espresso declare today a day to celebrate, to get creative with, and most importantly, to EAT Nutella. I am obviously a BIG fan of Nutella and love using it in my recipes whenever possible […]