Getting Lost In: Amsterdam

Amsterdam   Home to beautiful canals, flowers galore and the most delicious little waffles that will ever grace your lips. A few years ago now, my fiance and I spent three nights in Amsterdam (no where near enough time in my opinion) and we had an absolute blast. We based ourselves in an Airbnb, about… Read more »

15 Sensational Reds for Winter

Warm your cockles with 15 of these delicious reds Winter is here which means so is the cooler weather. As much as I love the summer vibes I also love getting rugged up in knitted jumpers, sitting around a fire and dabbling in a sneaky glass of vino. Below are 15 red wines we have… Read more »

Saffron Milk Cap Mushroom + Bacon Rissoto

A recent bout of foraging in Kuitpo Forest has found me with a surplus of Saffron Milk Cap Mushrooms (also known as Pine Mushrooms). These babies are bright orange, look deadly and taste DELICIOUS. I forage my own pine mushrooms, but I strongly recommend buying them from a shop/market if you don’t know what you’re… Read more »

PPH- Perfect Platter Hunting 4, the Autumn Edtion

PPH- Perfect Platter Hunting 4, the Autumn edition It’s been a long time between platter posts- let’s face it, I’ve been too busy eating cheese and not spending enough time writing about it. Now that the vineyards are changing colour and the weather begins to get cooler, its the perfect time to hunt out some… Read more »

Getting lost in + road tripping to: Byron Bay, NSW

8 nights, one van and meat pies (sometimes) for breakfast. This is our foodie roadtrip. March 2017. The other half and I picked up our Jucy Condo camper from Brompton. It was big, and my god, it was green. But it was love at first sight and we named her Jenny. On the first day… Read more »

He put a ring on it! A very food-filled-engagement at Leconfield Wines

It was in September 2016 at my most favourite beach in Robe. The other half and I were picnicking with a bottle of my favourite rose and plenty of cheese when he decided to put a ring on it. There were all of the tears (followed by stuffing brie into my face). Fast forward 8… Read more »

Wildfire Organic Tea’s new Brew Shed & Apothecary

Tea lovers unite, there’s now a brew shed and apothecary that’s decked out to cater for all your tea needs. Wildfire Organic Tea is a beautiful tea company, run by a one woman show. That one woman is Jane Burke- tea lover, aroma and natural therapist (and soon to be Western Medical Herbalist), and all… Read more »

Cellar door exploring in the Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills is one of my favourite wine regions here in South Australia. It offers absolutely everything from quaint cafes, cellar doors with breathtaking views and an award winning cheesery. Last Sunday some friends and I grabbed the knitted jumpers and headed for the hills, hitting some wineries and eating some delicious local produce…. Read more »

Less Whining, more WINE-ing- Mrs Wigley Grenache Rose

Rosé is one of my all time favourite wines, so there’s no guessing why this baby is any different. Mrs Wigleys Grenache Rosé is well balanced, not super sweet and very easy to drink (i’m talking VERY easy). Perfect for Friday night knock offs, a mixer in a frozé or an addition to a platter-… Read more »

Eating your way around Byron Bay

Byron Bay– it’s a melting pot for all things healthy, delicious and salty (i’m talking about the beautiful stretch of coastline). Our recent and first stay in Byron was short but sweet- 5 days is no where near long enough to eat through my food bucket list. When we did eat out we weren’t disappointed…. Read more »

  • Getting lost in: Sapa- Vietnam

    SaPa SaPa is located in the Lao Cai Province in northwest Vietnam. We visited one weekend and as soon as we got there it took me by the hand and wouldn’t let me go. SaPa is beautiful and I would go back in a heartbeat. It’s a photographers dream. A whirlwind of culture, colour and… Read more »

  • Red Poles

    it’s days off before night shift. i’m trying, well attempting to try, to save money for our Europe holiday in September. however I still want to go out with the other half for lunch as the weather is on point. I reach for the Entertainment Book. I find a voucher for Red Poles at Mclaren… Read more »

  • Granola

    I am not usually a breakfast girl. Unless it consists of avocado, feta, sourdough and bacon. However working early shifts really screws with me and by 8am my body is yearning for food. As bacon is not the best as a every-morning food I have learnt to settle for yoghurt and granola. I noticed that… Read more »

  • Shortbread

     shortbread this recipe is super easy, delicious and will want you going back for another 10 biscuits. it reminds me of Christmas and has become a staple biscuit in my household. this recipe has come from the clever people at Taste.  INGREDIENTS Melted butter, to grease 225g (1 1/2 cups) plain flour 120g (2/3 cup)… Read more »

  • Zucchini Slice

    zucchini slice the slice that tastes so good that you wouldn’t know its packed full of vegetables. perfect for kids and bigger kids (with the addition of feta, of course). this recipe was sourced from Chantelle at Fat Mum Slim. She has some ripper recipes on her site and some awfully gorgeous photos. You can… Read more »

  • Malteser Cake

    Maltesers. little balls of chocolate air that you scoff by the handful. well, that’s what I do anyway. this Malteser cake recipe has come straight from the beautiful Country Womens Association Classics Cookbook. This cookbook has all your favourite recipes from cakes and cookies to spreads and spaghetti’s. Every recipe I have made from this book has not… Read more »

  • PPH- Perfect Platter Hunting

    platters.  I like love them. And i’m forever looking for new places that serve the heartiest, cheesiest, pickle-iest platters in Adelaide. Platters to me are the perfect kind of lunch. It gives you a taste of everything and generally is packed with local goodies that you can share. Plus they’re generally teamed with wine. And we… Read more »

  • Rosey’s Cafe

    its the saturday of the long weekend (happy easter) the girls and I head to Unley Road for brekky thinking the place would be bustling. wrong. seems it is a ghost town and everything is closed. thank-the-breakfast-gods that we found Rosey’s because it was a winner. seems the all of the visitors to unley road… Read more »

  • Chocolate and Beetroot Cake

    Want a cake that is chocolaty, moist and still somewhat good for you? Look no further than this Chocolate and Beetroot cake. I have sourced this recipe from the lovely team at The Nutrition Guru and The Chef. If your looking for healthy recipes then that’s the place to go (they also have a recipe for… Read more »

  • Gluten Free & Healthy Banana Bread

    banana bread Banana bread. I love the stuff. perfect for a snack or with afternoon tea. but alot of the time its jam packed full of sugar and leaves me feeling bloated. this is my go-to recipe for banana bread. its gluten free, delicious and moist and and stores well (unless you live at my… Read more »

  • Gingerbread Men

    ginger bread men these biscuits are delicious and remind me of christmas time. you can thank my mum for this recipe (I have a feeling she sourced it from a betty crocker cookbook) Ingredients: 125 grams butter- at room temperature 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup golden syrup 1 egg yolk 2 1/2 cups… Read more »

  • An Adelaide foodies guide to Melbourne

    Adelaide has my heart. always has, always will. but there is a special place in my heart for sweet ol’ Melbourne. maybe its because that’s where most my family are, or the fond memories I have of working with my mum in the Carlton gardens or trips to Frankston (don’t judge for those who know… Read more »