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  • babka3-21
    Dessert Food

    Chocolate babka

    I always wondered what on earth babka was. After watching an episode of Seinfeld, I knew it was something delicious. I knew it was a baked good. I knew chocolate was best. I knew…

    26 April 2016
  • villagesalad
    Food Sides

    Village salad

    I was always an annoyingly fussy child. Many hours of my childhood were spent at the dinner table, forbidden to move until I ate my meal. (To this day, I still wouldn’t touch girello…

    10 March 2016
  • gran3
    Breakfast Food Snacks

    Maple pecan granola

    I have started a new job recently. The hours are longer and I’m getting home later, and the last thing I want to do when I get home is think about getting organised for…

    6 December 2015
  • IMG_2757
    Drinks Food


    Spring has only just arrived, but Melbourne’s weather has been deliciously warm of late. This weekend was a long weekend which provided me with a sufficient amount of pensive wind-down time to be able…

    4 October 2015
  • 16455322152_ab38522a49_o
    Dessert Food

    Chocolate macarons

    My first macaron was bought here in Melbourne at a recommended cafe. It was okay, but it reminded me a lot of the plain meringues my mum used to buy me when I was…

    7 February 2015
  • 9590764346_8728616926_o
    Dessert Food

    Nutmeg slice

    There was a time where I just couldn’t be bothered going to the supermarket to make something fancy. We were having guests over, and the night before I decided I wasn’t going to make…

    31 March 2014
  • redvelvet
    Dessert Food

    Red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese icing

    I received a lovely gift from my husband for our 3-year anniversary – a gift voucher for a cupcake decorating course! I booked the next class and spent the following Sunday assisting a professional…

    27 February 2014
  • choc-tart
    Dessert Food

    Chocolate ganache strawberry tart

    Travelling is hard to do. Money and time are my two worst enemies. I finally built up enough leave at work but then realised we also need money to travel. We saved and saved.…

    21 August 2013