A Ginger loaf too good not to try…

The one thing I can never find in Melbourne is a ginger loaf which is what my childhood memories are made of. Think Madeira cake or banana bread but with Ginger. and honestly there is no other reason not to try this than the very fact that this aromatic and delicious cake will literally make…

Tomato Chilli Jam..

If you are a lover of Chilli like myself you are always looking for new ways to incorporate chillies into everything. What better way to do this than to make a chilli jam thats perfect with literally every savoury dish. I have to say that this is one delicious way to use your chillies if…

Waffle me baby!

As we all know pancake slander WILL be tolerated on my page. But what I won’t tolerate is waffle slander. My love for waffles sent me on a quest to make the most fluffy version of waffles I can possibly make and I must say I am not disappointed. So without too much yap yap…

Someone say Chocolate fudge cake?!

  Is there any other reason to bake a chocolate cake other than we love chocolate and its a great activity with kids over the school holidays or weekends? We baked this cake at the direction and inspiration of three lovely kids and one sleeping newborn I had over one cold Saturday afternoon. Its so…

Easy Potato Gnocchi

PREP 30mins COOK 20 mins TOTAL 50mins No special equipment needed SHOPPING LIST FOR GNOCCHI 4 potatoes 1 cup flour-the pizza making variety if you can otherwise all purpose flour will work just as well Salt 1 egg  FOR ACCOMPANIMENT Mix of mushrooms-I love the Portabello variety but get a good mix of different types…

Carrot Cuppies

I was debating writing a long story about how I found myself needing to make carrot cupcakes and the short version is I have a friend with incredible green fingers who gifted me a baby sack of carrots and needless to say I have spent the whole week trying to incorporate carrots into EVERYTHING. Thought…

Hearts Break open to let more love in..

Hearts break open to let in more love. Just let those words sink in. These words have resonated with me for some time. The concept of dating can be fun and exhilarating with the giddiness new love brings- exciting enough to make you turn a blind eye to some character traits and blatantly painful truths….

How to make the most of a staycation…

Although few things beat traveling halfway across the world to relax or experience a new culture, given whats happening means we need to get creative with our desire for for a full blown vacation. Staycations can be an amazing way to unplug and recharge without having to find your passport or leave the house. Here’s how…

Trying to work from home successfully…

So given all that is happening in the world the need to work from home has grown. The on thing we used to beg for has now been thrust into our laps with little time to prepare for it. How goes it you may ask? Well its been interesting to say the least. I say…

Another year, another Valentine’s day…

Valentines is coming up and apparently this year being a leap year the responsibility falls to the women to host the event (which the men are not letting us forget). All I can say to my brother’s is don’t listen to that-it’s a trap and just have something planned your end too (I mean who…