Every baker will have at least one muffin recipe up their sleeves for when there’s an emergency for a quick sweet fix or a last-minute craving for a breakfast muffin. Or if you’re like me, the baking itch surfaces but all you want is a minimal-fuss bake that satisfies the bake itch but fulfills the […]

Seems all things retro are in vogue once again. Fashion, furniture and even food. There’s even a Pinterest collection of vintage and retro recipes if you’re interested! Now this probably has nothing to do with being retro, but I was totally intrigued when I saw an article talking about why maple syrup bottles have tiny […]

Spring promises sunshine, flowers, longer days and strolls by the beach. It means I can leave the office at the end of the day and still enjoy a couple hours of daylight. It means I have more opportunities to make dinner and take decent photos so I can get back to blogging more regularly. This […]

I’m not bragging. Really. I first came across this cake on a Huffington Post FB update. When you see something being claimed as ‘World’s Best’ (especially in the social media world) it’s either really really awesome or total rubbish. Good thing is, this one’s a cracking winner. This cake hails from Norway and was awarded […]

  First we were told that butter is bad for us so everyone switched to margarine. Then further studies showed that olive oil can harmful because when heated it may oxidise and form harmful free radicals. So butter is back in fashion. What now? All I know is that life is short and we should eat […]

When I visited Charleston earlier this year, I had the most delicious, crumbly, melt-in-the-mouth cornbread in a restaurant called South of Broad. I will tell you more about my visit to charming Charleston in a later post. Cornbread is not common in Australia, it should, considering how yummy it is. So in order to fulfil […]

I’ve just returned from a wonderful whirlwind trip to the US and I have so much I want to share with you. If only I didn’t have thousands of photos to sort through and edit first! So to make up for being such a slacker on the blogging front, I’m sharing a recipe for this […]