Roast Pumpkin, Zucchini, Chicken and Baby Kale Salad

Roast Pumpkin, Zucchini, Chicken and Baby French Kale Salad The warmer weather is here, which means it’s the perfect time for salads! This little beauty is packed full of goodness, is great on its own or as a side at a BBQ.   Ingredients 1 bag Baby French Kale (I’ve also used baby spinach as… Read more »


Good vibes, really-really good Italian fare and Limoncello shots on departure.  Say ciao to Pizzateca. Tucked away on Chalk Hill Road, Pizzateca is a Italian food lovers HEAVEN. It’s surrounded by vineyards and plenty of lawn area for a football and for the little ones to roam free. In terms of seating you can pop… Read more »

Serafino Wines launches their delicious Spring Menu

Fresh flavours, next level desserts and meals showcasing the best in local produce. You’ve got Serafino Wines new Spring Menu. Last week I was lucky enough to join some fellow foodies at Serafino’s new spring menu launch, and what a cracker it was. For those who haven’t been to Serafino Wines, you’ll find it in… Read more »

Eat, Drink and Shop your way around Old Coach Road, Aldinga

If you are looking for someone where to have a good brew, a big breakfast, healthy treats, the best sourdough known to man or even pick up some awesome threads , then you need to get down to Old Coach Road at Aldinga. Yes, it may be a bit of a construction zone and the… Read more »

Artwine Estate

I’ve officially found a winery in the hills that I have fallen head-over-heels in love with. I can’t put my finger on exactly what it is. Maybe it’s because I enjoyed every wine on their tasting list, their beautiful views, airy cellar door or their resident wine dog Coco who I LOVED (more than he… Read more »

Gluten Free Pasta and Meatballs

Gluten Free Pasta + Meatballs I’ve recently been put on a Gluten Free diet, which for me is terrifying because let’s face it, gluten is my life. But when I saw San Remo’s Pulse Pasta online, I thought I would give it a crack (I am forever searching for food that doesn’t taste like cardboard)…. Read more »

Ellen Street Restaurant at Maxwell Wines

Incredible service, food that looks too good to eat (even though we devoured it) and wines you’ll fall in love with. You’ve found Maxwell Wines and their Ellen Street Restaurant. A few months ago a few girlfriends and I went to Maxwell Wines as a part of a Trailhopper wine tour (a new hop on, hop… Read more »

The Seller Door

Beetroot hot chocolates, raw treats and the best in South Australian produce. Say hello to The Seller Door. On busy Jetty Road at Brighton, The Seller Door is a hub for all things local produce, healthy (and a little bit naughty), platters and smoothie bowls. The space is bright and open, with the walls lined… Read more »

Seafaring Fools

Corner store vibes, a bold brunch list and some of the best coffee in the land. Say Ahoy to Seafaring Fools. With the same owner as the original hole in the wall at Grenfell Street (with the addition of 2 more lads), Seafaring Fools is Glenelg South’s newest café. Donning the happiest doors you’ve ever… Read more »

Pike & Joyce

Breath taking views, cracking platters and white, white wine. You’ve found yourself at Pike & Joyce. In the heart of Lenswood in the Adelaide Hills, Pike and Joyce is a big and beautiful cellar door, with panoramic views of the vineyards and rolling hills. There’s a huge outdoor area with lush lawns and plenty of… Read more »

  • Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyards

    When family come from interstate I celebrate, and the best way I know how to do that is grab the car and go winery hopping through the Adelaide Hills. First stop on said winery hopping was to the Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyards. It was our first visit here and we were more than impressed. Mount… Read more »

  • Maxwell’s Grocery

    relaxed, organic and free spirited cafes are a rarity down in the south of Adelaide until this little ripper graced Aldinga. Maxwell’s Grocery is shop and cafe combined, offering fresh, local and organic produce ready to buy off the shelves to take home. For those who want to stay and soak in the awesome atmosphere then… Read more »

  • Froth & Fodder

    if I had to sum up a list of my favourite things in a cafe they would be big windows, industrial lights, good coffee, a hearty brunch menu and cute flowers on the tables. oh with the addition of tiny cute dogs out the front and a chalkboard for good measure. if that’s your idea… Read more »

  • “As if this cake came from a packet mix” birthday cake

    Last weekend I volunteered myself to make a cake for my mums 50th birthday. Along with 50 cupcakes. Yes crazy I know. But i’m going to let you in on a little secret. The cake I made for my mum was from a packet mix. I know you might be thinking what a massive cheat,… Read more »

  • DIY: Decorative Succulent Numbers

    a special birthday calls for a special centre piece. the weekend just been was my mums 50th birthday party. the theme- a casual garden party, eclectic and comfortable. my mum is a green thumb and it seemed fitting to use what she loves so much through out the party. After a visit to a road… Read more »

  • Trouble and Strife

    night shift and 3 hours sleep calls for a damn good breakfast, a laugh and a very good cup of coffee. so today I did just that at Goodwood Roads newest addition, Trouble and Strife. I arrived early with magazine in hand and was greeted with a lovely big smile from the lovely man at the… Read more »

  • Patch kitchen and garden

    it seems that i’m in the Adelaide Hills more and more these days. there’s a combination of reasons why I love it up here- the colour of the autumn leaves, the smell of burning wood fires and the fabulous range of cafes that are scattered all over and hidden amongst the trees. one of those… Read more »

  • SAD:Cafe

    it’s been a while since I have spent some time in Adelaide’s East End. but now that I have headed back there I don’t ever want to leave. today I got acquainted with SAD:Cafe. SAD you say. I don’t think so. nestled on ebenezer place next to the treadly bike shop and midwest traders, this… Read more »

  • A foodies guide to the Adelaide Central Market

    whether you are looking for a feed, need a go-to place to do all your food shopping or are just keen to sink a coffee and people watch, the Adelaide Central Markets ticks all the boxes. trips to markets for me started when I was in primary school, where we got to wander the stalls and taste… Read more »

  • S.C Pannell

    Goodbye tapestry. Hello S.C Pannell. Like no other winery I’ve encountered in the Vale, this newly renovated cellar door oozes an american basement bar type feel. From the dark walls, to the industrial lighting and neon red signage, this places sucks you in and makes you feel like quite the hipster, and even a little… Read more »

  • Polly put the kettle on: A guide to my favourite teas

    It’s well known by my nearest and dearest that I am a lover of tea. No offence coffee, I still love you to. There is so many types of tea available these days that there is so much more to a brew than a Lipton black tea with milk. Oolong, green, florals- the list goes… Read more »

  • A foodies guide to the Adelaide Farmers Market

    getting a sunday off in my world doesn’t happen very often. but when it does I try and force my way out of bed to get down to the Adelaide Farmers Market at the showgrounds. It’s held every Sunday morning, rain hail or shine (excluding a couple of public holidays) and hosts a long list… Read more »