Maltesers Blondies

Maltesers Blondies! You just have to try today’s recipe for these easy-to-make, fudgy bars full of malt flavour inside and on top. I feel like Blondies are finally having their moment. I know, I know, everyone loves a classic Brownie, but there is just something about a Blondie that I love. They are starting to appear in the sweets cabinet … Read More

Best Recipes of 2021

We are well into the twilight zone that is the week between Christmas and New Years. I’m not sure what day it is, and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in wanting to leave this year far behind! 2021 included 20 client photoshoots and one interstate trip for my birthday, immediately followed by 108 days in lockdown. I’ve said it … Read More

6 Homemade Additions to Elevate Your Next Cheese Board

Today we’re talking #cheeseboardgoals. This is something I take very seriously! Now that we can have friends over again (yay!) the cheese board is one of my go to things to serve. A beautiful cheese board is perfect for large holiday parties or small girls nights and it’s so much easier and more versatile to cater for than an elaborate … Read More

Blueberry Loaf Cake with Lemon and Thyme Glaze

I am hanging on to the end of summer with a celebration of my favourite fruits. This delightful Blueberry Loaf Cake is the perfect treat for afternoon tea. It’s full of fresh bursting blueberries and covered in a tangy cream cheese glaze flavoured with lots of lemon and delicate thyme leaves.  If you’ve been reading for a while, you might … Read More

Homemade Passionfruit Curd

Oh hello there. I really didn’t mean to take a 6 month break from blogging, but 2020 was a YEAR, am I right? Without a doubt, the best part to come out of the year-that-shall-not-be-named is my thriving quarantine garden. It’s my new favourite hobby and I love learning all about growing veggies.  I’ve had my share of rookie mistakes… … Read More

Pulled Pork Baked Beans

Ahhh Baked Beans. I think almost everyone has some memory or association with them, whether it was an after school snack or a favourite on the buffet breakfast… but not me. I was a fussy kid and the list of things I didn’t like was probably longer than what I would eat. I’ve grown out of a lot of my … Read More

Best Recipes of 2019

I’m not sure what day it is and I’ve definitely eaten too many fruit mince pies, but I love the time between Christmas and New Years. It just feels so relaxed, the perfect time to do some reflection, journalling and goal setting for the year ahead. I honestly can’t believe that I’ve been writing this little blog since 2007 and … Read More

Pulled Pork Loaded Sweet Potatoes

I’ve made pulled pork so many times that it has sort of become my signature dish. My friends and family love it and I get requests to make it for picnics and parties. When cooking for a crowd of people, y’all know I love my slow cooker. I wrote a whole blog post about all the many reasons why over … Read More

Strawberry and Thyme Galette Tart

They say September is the new January and I’d have to agree. Here in the southern hemisphere, we’re going into spring not fall, and our “back to school” happens in February… but I definitely feel a rush of inspiration and motivation at this time of year. The longer days seem filled with potential for a fresh start after a long … Read More

Coconut Panna Cotta (Dairy Free)

How do we all feel about dessert for breakfast? I think you can tell that I’m kind of a fan. I just posted my new favourite breakfast – Baked French Toast. It is kind of on the decadent side and perfect for special occasion brunches. Most days I am having a smoothie (or a smoothie bowl when I feel fancy), … Read More