My First Ever Gingerbread House

Study procrastination does amazing things sometimes. While Jay has been in Sri Lanka (he’s home tonight YAY!!!), I’ve been fairly productive. This morning I cleared out my wardrobe, I’ve done all the Christmas shopping, visited both sets of my grandparents, been to Wollangarra and made my first ever gingerbread house. I asked for tips onContinue reading “My First Ever Gingerbread House”

Spring Asparagus and Blood Orange Salad Recipe

*the asparagus was gifted to me from Aussie Asparagus, all words and opinions are my own. For the last 18 months we have been waiting with baited breath for our asparagus to be ready. I have checked each morning for the tiny spears to make their way up through the dirt. I watch the colourContinue reading “Spring Asparagus and Blood Orange Salad Recipe”

Champagne Poached Rhubarb

We have a huge amount of rhubarb and my drink of choice is definitely sparkling, so it was only a matter of time until I combined the two. Seriously I cannot use enough rhubarb, our plants so far have produced year round, so there’s not even any need to stew and freeze. So I’ve hadContinue reading “Champagne Poached Rhubarb”

Katherine Sabbath Inspired Birthday Cake

Two weeks ago I celebrated my 30th birthday. The celebrations seemed to last for  days, which I was more than happy with. My birthday fell on a Wednesday and in the months leading up to the date I ummed and ahhhed about whether to have a party or not. Not enjoying being the center ofContinue reading “Katherine Sabbath Inspired Birthday Cake”

Mum’s Cookbook

There’s been so many fantastic Christmassy type recipes pop into my blog reader that I’ve been inspired to do some of my own.  But when I thought about it, there are very few things we cook in the lead up to Christmas. Our Christmas really only happens on the 25th of December.  We have brunchContinue reading “Mum’s Cookbook”

Sweets For Santa – Fruit Mince Pies

This year I’m baking all kinds of fun Christmas treats that I have never baked before. Every year my mum would buy fruit mince pies and we would devourer them all way before Christmas, eating them one buy one with a immense amount of ice cream. This year I thought I would make some, I also thoughtContinue reading “Sweets For Santa – Fruit Mince Pies”

The Busy Man Needs A Snack.

When I was younger, every Christmas Eve we would go to church. I wasn’t really into church, but this one was fun.  We sang Christmas carols, Santa was there, we got chocolate, you know, all the important things! When we got home from church we would lay out a plate of food for Santa andContinue reading “The Busy Man Needs A Snack.”

Christmas Baking

I read lots of food blogs and I’m absolutely loving the amazing amount of Christmas baking that has been on the blogosphere over the last week or so. I thought I would share some with you guys. I absolutely love read Fig Jam and Lime Cordial by Celia.  This recipe for racines cake looks like theContinue reading “Christmas Baking”