SA Christmas Platter Giveaway!

SA Christmas Platter Giveaway! The best way to celebrate the festive season? With a platter of course! As a way to say Merry Christmas and to spread the cheer, I’ve put together a platter pack to giveaway, featuring some of my favourite South Australian products. This competition is super easy to enter and you can… Read more »

Eating and Drinking your way through Noosa

Eat. Drink. Noosa It’s home to some incredible beaches, beautiful weather and damn good food. During our recent visit we were overwhelmed with so much choice when it came to cafes, fine dining and coffee houses (not like I’m complaining!). Here are a few of the places we visited, tried and tested, and all come… Read more »

Bistro Blackwood launches their new ‘Apero Hour’

If you’re looking for somewhere for Friday night knock offs, or just want to get the night started a little bit earlier then you need to get acquainted with Bistro Blackwood. Their new digs on Rundle Street are the place to be on Friday and Saturday afternoons, with their Apero Hour being the perfect way… Read more »

Fridays after Five is back and better than ever!

Spring is here which means Fridays After Five is back in action! If you’ve been down to Aldinga in recent months, you may have been greeted with a stack of road works and a few tractors. However they have cleared for now and Old Coach Road is now renovated and looking schmic as ever for… Read more »

Porchland visits my favourite place- The Fleurieu Peninsula

If you love relaxed vibes, acoustic tunes, wine times and good grub then you need to clear December 2nd in your diary. Because Porchland is here and it’s bigger than ever. Porchland, the big brother to their smaller events, ‘The Porch Sessions’, is going to be held in a breathtaking location this year- The Range… Read more »

Chocolate Nutella Cupcakes with Chocolate Mousse Icing

Chocolate Nutella Cupcakes with Chocolate Mousse Icing Chocolate lovers this ones for you! This recipe is super easy and tastes an absolute treat. I used packet mix for this one, but love this recipe from Taste.com if you’re up to making cupcakes from scratch. Ingredients 1 packet of White Wings chocolate cupcake mix or any… Read more »

All I want for Christmas is…

I don’t want to scare you, but Christmas is coming (and my lordy am I EXCITED!). If you read the blog or follow my instagram, you probably know that I am a big fan of everything South Australian. We have some of the most amazing products and businesses on our doorstep- we really are so lucky…. Read more »

Au Pear

Fine dining, incredible food and an all round amazing dining experience. I’m talking about Au Pear. Birthday celebrations were the perfect excuse to visit this gorgeous restaurant in Willunga. Au Pear is surrounded by pear trees, lush gardens and rows of vines. It offers a cosy interior, with huge windows looking out onto the gardens… Read more »

First Order Coffee

If you love coffee, industrial spaces and beautiful blooms then you are going to love this cafe. First Order Coffee is a new cafe in Adelaide, hidden in Ifould street in the WOTSO workspace. It takes up the sunny corner of the room, offering huge glass windows and plenty of seating. Everything about this place… Read more »

Fruchoc Rocky Road

Fruchoc Rocky Road If you’re a sucker for this SA choccy icon then you are going to LOVE this rocky road. Full of fruchocs, lollies, nuts and marshmallows, it’s a chunky and sweet delight. This recipe can also be easily modified- just take out what you don’t like and add something else. Pretzels, salted peanuts,… Read more »

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  • Kutchi Deli Parwana

    average restaurants don’t get featured in Gourmet Traveller. so that’s proof that Kutchi Deli Parwana is far from average, it’s incredible to be exact.   many a time have I wandered down Ebenezer Place to see this restaurant bustling with the office lunch time crowd with a line flooding out the door. However on a… Read more »

  • Walk The Talk Kitchen and Catering

    verdun. ver-where you say? it’s a small town in the Adelaide Hills, not far away from Hahndorf. It’s home to a lot of lovely things including one of my favourite cider labels and this eclectic gem, Walk the Talk Kitchen and Catering.  I had driven past this place time and time again until I decided to… Read more »

  • Getting Lost In: Hoi An- Vietnam

    Hoi An Located on the coast of the South China Sea, Hoi An is found in the Quang Nam Province. It is home to gorgeous old buildings, traditional temples and the Japanese Covered Bridge and the old town is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is plenty to see and do, and even more… Read more »

  • PPH: Perfect Platter Hunting #2

    it’s that time again. PPH- perfect platter hunting time. for me winter means rugging up, wood fires, trips to wineries with loved ones and platters of course. so here’s some new wineries and eateries to add to the list for the next time your feeling peckish and wanting to graze on some delicious produce with… Read more »

  • Magic On The Roadside: Parawanga Produce

    once upon a time we could buy vegetables from a shop that weren’t frozen. but these days are few and far between. unless you willing to wait until the weekend to shop at your local farmers market then your kinda running out of options. what happens if you want to buy cheap, fresh, seasonal and… Read more »

  • Agathas Cafe

    Port Noarlunga is one of my most favourite places to hang in the Southern suburbs. It has a breathtaking coastline, a excellent fish and chip shop and plenty of cool cafes, one of those being Agathas Cafe. Agathas is one of our regular go-to joints at Port Noarlunga that always serves a ripper of a feed…. Read more »

  • Polly Put The Kettle On: Love Tea Review

    It is common knowledge by my friends and family that I have a serious tea obsession. I have half a shelf in my not-so-big pantry dedicated to the stuff, and my collection is forever growing. About a year or so ago I was in a organic food store in Glenelg when I found a little… Read more »

  • Andres Cucina & Polenta Bar

    looking for somewhere in the Adelaide CBD that dishes up authentic Italian cuisine, has a warm and inviting interior and has a philosophy to serve fresh, simple and seasonal produce. then what your looking for can be found at Andres Cucina & Polenta Bar.    the girls and I headed here on a weekday night to… Read more »

  • Pure Boutique Coffee Bar

    award winning coffee. delicious beer on tap. a mouth watering menu and a damn cool vibe. all of these combined with the addition of sweet tunes and the worlds biggest espresso machine creates one sweet cafe, also known as Pure Boutique Coffee Bar. you heard right. coffee and a bar all in one. yes you… Read more »

  • Lobethal Road

    Many moons ago, or many wines ago shall we say, I was introduced to a boutique winery which was bursting with warmth, personality and incredible platters. It’s my mums local, and I kinda wish it was mine to because it’s divine. The cellar door I’m talking about is home of Lobethal Road. Whether your after… Read more »

  • Anderson Hill

    Wanting a winery that serves a mouth watering wood oven pizza, has a fab wine list, boutique beer for the boys (and girls), local produce and a art gallery with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Oh and did I forget that it has a incredible view and is surrounded by a lush green forest…. 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 »