Chocolate Pavlova with Nutella and Strawberries

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You can’t beat a classic pavlova with crunchy white clouds of meringue and cream, or can you? How about a chocolate pavlova? With Nutella? Now we’re talking! I made this a double decker pavlova purely to have an excuse to fit more Nutella, strawberries and cream between the layers :) Chocolate Pavlova with Nutella and Strawberries [...]

Triple Salted Caramel Cupcakes

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Is there anything better in life than salted caramel? Possibly kittens but that’s all I can think of off the top of my head. My love for salted caramel is well documented and I knew I had to translate this obsession into the perfect cupcake. This salted caramel cupcake is a triple threat – the cupcake [...]

Microwave Mug Cakes – #4 Banana

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This is the last (but certainly not least) addition to my Microwave Mug Cake series – banana! First we had dark chocolate, then salted caramel, followed by S’mores. I like to refer to this mug cake as “breakfast in a cup” as it combines two of my favourite breakfast items – banana bread and coffee! But I guarantee [...]

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 [...]