12 of my favourite cafes that make a damn good c o f f e e

12 of my favourite cafes that make a damn good c o f f e e I’ve got to apologise- It’s been a while between coffee guides. It may definitely have something to do with the fact that I have not had a sip of that sweet, sweet goodness they call coffee for almost 10 weeks… Read more »

Roast Pumpkin, Zucchini, Chicken and Baby Kale Salad

Roast Pumpkin, Zucchini, Chicken and Baby French Kale Salad The warmer weather is here, which means it’s the perfect time for salads! This little beauty is packed full of goodness, is great on its own or as a side at a BBQ.   Ingredients 1 bag Baby French Kale (I’ve also used baby spinach as… Read more »


Good vibes, really-really good Italian fare and Limoncello shots on departure.  Say ciao to Pizzateca. Tucked away on Chalk Hill Road, Pizzateca is a Italian food lovers HEAVEN. It’s surrounded by vineyards and plenty of lawn area for a football and for the little ones to roam free. In terms of seating you can pop… Read more »

Serafino Wines launches their delicious Spring Menu

Fresh flavours, next level desserts and meals showcasing the best in local produce. You’ve got Serafino Wines new Spring Menu. Last week I was lucky enough to join some fellow foodies at Serafino’s new spring menu launch, and what a cracker it was. For those who haven’t been to Serafino Wines, you’ll find it in… Read more »

Eat, Drink and Shop your way around Old Coach Road, Aldinga

If you are looking for someone where to have a good brew, a big breakfast, healthy treats, the best sourdough known to man or even pick up some awesome threads , then you need to get down to Old Coach Road at Aldinga. Yes, it may be a bit of a construction zone and the… Read more »

Artwine Estate

I’ve officially found a winery in the hills that I have fallen head-over-heels in love with. I can’t put my finger on exactly what it is. Maybe it’s because I enjoyed every wine on their tasting list, their beautiful views, airy cellar door or their resident wine dog Coco who I LOVED (more than he… Read more »

Gluten Free Pasta and Meatballs

Gluten Free Pasta + Meatballs I’ve recently been put on a Gluten Free diet, which for me is terrifying because let’s face it, gluten is my life. But when I saw San Remo’s Pulse Pasta online, I thought I would give it a crack (I am forever searching for food that doesn’t taste like cardboard)…. Read more »

Ellen Street Restaurant at Maxwell Wines

Incredible service, food that looks too good to eat (even though we devoured it) and wines you’ll fall in love with. You’ve found Maxwell Wines and their Ellen Street Restaurant. A few months ago a few girlfriends and I went to Maxwell Wines as a part of a Trailhopper wine tour (a new hop on, hop… Read more »

The Seller Door

Beetroot hot chocolates, raw treats and the best in South Australian produce. Say hello to The Seller Door. On busy Jetty Road at Brighton, The Seller Door is a hub for all things local produce, healthy (and a little bit naughty), platters and smoothie bowls. The space is bright and open, with the walls lined… Read more »

Seafaring Fools

Corner store vibes, a bold brunch list and some of the best coffee in the land. Say Ahoy to Seafaring Fools. With the same owner as the original hole in the wall at Grenfell Street (with the addition of 2 more lads), Seafaring Fools is Glenelg South’s newest café. Donning the happiest doors you’ve ever… Read more »

  • Fairy Bread Lamingtons

    This Australia Day I was bunkered down on the couch, taking it easy and appreciating how lucky we are to live in this beautiful country. I also spent it eating 3 of these delicious Lamingtons, because, well any excuse will do. I found this recipe on Taste and it was an absolute hit. Its super… Read more »

  • 15 of my favourite brews in the ‘burbs

    15 of my favourite brews in the ‘burbs Us Adelaidian’s really are spoilt for choice in terms of great coffee. The coffee scene is growing, meaning there’s heaps of amazing new cafes popping up all over the shop. Those who live & work city bound are living in coffee heaven with so many options to… Read more »

  • Karma and Crow

    Pancake lovers, coffee enthusiasts and indoor plant obsessives beware: you are going to have a SERIOUS love affair with this café. Let me introduce to you, Karma and Crow. Karma and Crow is tucked away in the business district of Richmond Road. It’s a blink and you’ll miss it kinda joint, so much so we… Read more »

  • 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 »