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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  • Getting lost in: Cambodia

    Cambodia Packed full of culture, delicious food, history and temples. Did I say temples, because there is so many of them! And with temples comes hundreds of tourists. But when you go to Cambodia you soon understand why the tourists come here. Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom City, Ta Phrom (tomb raider temple) and the Killing… 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 »