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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  • Ekhidna Wines

    After lunch with a view of the vineyards, dining at its finest and wines that will find you polishing off a bottle oh-so-easily? Get out the GPS and pop in Ekhidna Wines.   We’ve been to this cellar door and restaurant many a time when it was in its old home on Foggo Road- and boy… Read more »

  • 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 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 »

  • Chicco Palms

    50s style diner, Palm Springs vibes, Italo-American fare. Say a big buongiorno to Chicco Palms. Located on busy Henley Beach Road in Brooklyn Park, Chicco Palms is the new go to eatery for all things cocktails, pizza and good vibes. You know you’re in for a treat as soon as you land at the bright… Read more »