Designing my first iPad magazine – Truly Malaysian

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A few months ago I was approached by JJ from 84th & 3rd to see if I wanted to design a new iPad magazine that Jackie M was launching on Malaysian food and travel. I jumped at the chance – I’ve designed several print magazines before but I’ve never created an app and was dying to [...]

Off on a (relaxing) adventure!

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I’m not very good at relaxing. I always have to be doing fifty million things at once in the fear I might get bored and…. self combust? I’m not sure what I think will happen. But after working far too many 70+ hour work weeks in a row, my body had a little breakdown and [...]

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 [...]