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 »

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  • Easy Peasy Banana Bread

    If you’re looking for a super easy, super delicious Banana Bread recipe then pop this in your book. I nabbed this bad boy from Taste.com.au and have made it twice already. On both occasions it’s come out perfectly- even when I’ve snuck in additions like walnuts, chocolate chips and extra cinnamon. It’s best eaten when… Read more »

  • Fridays After Five 2016

    Love a relaxed market, live music, street food and shopping local? Well you’ll find that there’s a market in the south of Adelaide that caters for all that and more every Friday night. Fridays After Five in Aldinga. Fridays After Five is a market hidden away between the Homegrain Bakery and Maxwells Grocery at Aldinga,… Read more »

  • A Christmas gift guide for Foodies

    Those who know me well know I LOVE Christmas. I love the decorations, the gift-giving, family-hangs and of course, the food.   Eating and gifting food at Christmas time (well anytime) is one of my favourite things to do, as is shopping locally. We have so many incredible small businesses and producers here in SA… Read more »

  • Mulberry Lodge Luxury Country Retreat

    For those who havn’t heard of Willunga, it’s a small town just down the road from Mclaren Vale. Surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards as far as the eye can see, it’s home to everything you really need. They have the best farmers market, cute shops, lots of eateries, pubs, cellar doors and fabulous bed… Read more »

  • Bread & Bone Wood Grill

    Burgers for days. Great beer on tap. A peanut brittle soft serve that literally blow your mind. Bread & Bone is where it’s at. On the mezzanine level above the hidden Maybe Mae, Bread & Bone Wood Grill is a industrial and relaxed burger bar with a difference. The service is top notch. The interior… Read more »

  • Long Lost Friend

    Big brunches, a cosy industrial interior and incredible staff. There’s no doubt why this cafe is called Long Lost Friend– as soon as I walked through the doors I got that instant good-vibe feeling, that same feeling you get when you see your best mate after months of separation. Tucked away on a street corner… Read more »

  • Doc Adams Wines

    Looking for a family friendly cellar door? One with massive lawns and games to keep the kids happy, but still has great wines and platters to keep the bigger kids happy? Then you need to get to Mclaren Vales newest addition- Doc Adams Wines. Nestled between the vineyards in the Vale, Doc Adams Wines is… Read more »

  • Carnevale Coffee Roasters

    If you’re looking for a coffee in the thick of the ‘burbs then I’ve got something for you. Carnevale coffee. Cue partying. This street corner gem originally started as a home to Carnevale’s roaster, but as the demand grew to serve more than just beans and brews a kitchen was installed and the rest is… Read more »

  • Penny’s Hill Cellar Door and Kitchen Door Restaurant

    If you’ve heard about the McLaren Vale Wine Region, there’s a strong possibility that you would have heard of Penny’s Hill. If not, brace yourself. This place is food and wine heaven. Penny’s Hill Cellar Door and Kitchen Door Restaurant is located just out of the township of McLaren Vale, nestled between by lush vineyards… Read more »

  • 8 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Robe, South Australia

    8 reasons why you need to visit Robe A recent visit to Robe had me dreaming of retirement (yes, it’s a long time away I know) and wanting to live in a tipi  spending days at a time on the beach. Robe is one of my favourite places on the Limestone Coast, and now holds… Read more »

  • Less Whining, more WINE-ing- Hither & Yon’s ‘Rosato’

    Wednesdays. Also known as ‘Hump day’. Get your mind out of the gutter some of you- I’m talking about middle of the week. Come Wednesday I am usually exhausted and feeling rather whiney (especially today). So I figured why not make Wednesday W I N E day instead of my usual whiney-day. Every Wednesday I’m… Read more »

  • Mrs Q Asian Kitchen and Bar

    Say goodbye to The Loft Wine Bar, because a new eatery is in town. Say big, delicious hello to Mrs Q Asian Kitchen and Bar. Taking over Lofts old space, Mrs Q is home to amazing Asian fare, a cracking drinks menu and an interior that will sweep you off of your feet. The other… Read more »