A magnificent sight in Melbourne.
At the end of December, it was party time as we celebrated the 2nd birthdays of my nephew Caleb and his best friend Grace. It was a hot sunny afternoon and most of the kids kept cool in the pool, supervised by dads and uncles. The eskies were stuffed with ice and cold drinks, and […]
Granny June’s cornbread, bacon, poached eggs and maple syrup. OH yeah… that’s me. Granny June’s cornbread, bacon, poached eggs and maple syrup Mrs. S Cafe is cute. Mismatched furniture, antique light fittings, vintage teacups and saucers, paper doilies, biscuit tins and printed tea towels give it a comfy, op shoppy feel. It&…
I’m always envious of people who live within walking distance of a good French bakery, who can quickly nip up the street at 7am to grab fresh croissants or hot sausage rolls for breakfast, or newly baked bread that’s got the crackly crust you just can’t get from a supermarket loaf. In this neighbourhood, there’s […]
Update: Sadly, Azuma is no longer in Regent Place. But you can order online from the Patisserie and pick up from Azuma Restaurant in Chifley Plaza. On the Night of the Tuna Jaw during which we seem to talk about nothing else but food, Helen also tells us about Azuma Patisserie, located in Regent Place […]
On a Thursday evening after work, I attend a Cupcake Teaser Workshop run by Cake Love – Couture Cakes. The class is an introduction to cupcake decorating using fondant and is held in the back room of gourmet food and kitchenware shop Epicurious in Subiaco. Each participant has her own eight cupcakes to decorate. I’ve […]
Last month, we had a family afternoon tea at my folks’ home to celebrate my sister Juji and my dad’s birthdays (my brother’s birthday is also in September, but his official celebration was at the recent 62nd birthday party). Everyone brought something along for afternoon tea, and it was quite a feast! Jac and I […]