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‘Thank You’ in 50 Languages

Surviving in a country where English is not widely spoken (and you don’t speak the language) can be challenging at times. Perhaps the best word/phrase you can learn to show your willingness to learn is the old and faithful “thank you.” Here’s how to say thank you in 50 languages so you’ll never be stuck…

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Winter in Europe: What to Pack

The count down is on. It is officially one month until I leave the Australian heat behind for a month of European coldness. Crazy? Perhaps. Worth it? No doubt about it. I’ve been asked why I would choose to leave the glorious warmth of an Australian summer for the harsh fate of a Winter in…

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Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake in a Glass

I have a confession to make: I absolutely adore peppermint chocolate and anything minty really. For some reason I do not understand, friends often look at me funny when I’m at messina or any gelateria and I opt for choc-mint gelato. “But there are so many better flavours! Choc-mint is boring! YOU’RE boring!” Fine, I’m…

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What to do in Israel

I want to take you all back to the time I went to Israel. I’m betting many of you will have mixed reactions to that – or maybe not. If you’re like how I was, you’d think ‘But it’s a war zone! If you go to Israel you’re going to be shot or something!’ I know,…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Tomorrow is hump day so in celebration of pre-hump day (it’s my blog, I can do what I want!) I’ve made something utterly delicious. Though PB and choccies are utterly delicious on their own, together, they make the most heavenly combination. Think Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. And how do you create an incredible peanut butter and…

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Chocolate Almond Milk Pancakes + TWO Prize Packs!

Unless you’ve spent the past year hibernating in the Arctic, you’ll know that there’s this new craze for all things healthy and everyone is jumping on board. One of the main things everyone is, excuse the pun, going nuts for, is Almonds. Almonds are not only delicious (who can even stop at the recommended 10…

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Easy Chocolate Tart/Slice (no bake)

 Somehow I blinked my eyes and it’s already New Year again! Don’t be alarmed, it’s not December yet (although how fast has this year flown?!), I’m talking about the Jewish New Year.  This time last year I was busy in the kitchen making the best honey cake ever however this year we’re getting our honey cake…