Governor’s Table @ Museum of Sydney

Inspired by the rich history of Sydney, The Governor’s Table at the Museum of Sydney is well-worth the visit, even for Sydney locals. The small yet intimate restaurant (soon to be expanding) perfectly captures the feel of early Australia, especially with the use of basic décor such as stone, timber and steel to mirror what…

Prawn Linguine à la Jamie Oliver

When it comes to dinner ideas and meals, you’ll usually find me eating beans on toast or a bland tuna salad. Whilst I love cooking, it is usually baking and all things sweet that get me really excited. At the end of the working day, preparing dinner seems like such a drain and too time…

Things to do in the Hunter Valley

Someone wise once said “life is too short to drink bad wine” and to that I say hear hear! I had my first taste of wine when I was about 16 and since then I’ve been hooked. Not in a bad way of course, but in a way that means I now appreciate wine and…

Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

Oh Joy the Baker, you’ve really done it this time. You’ve provided me with an easy recipe, that makes fabulously different and delicious cookies. What kind of cookies, I hear you ask? Well, they’re Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies. Sounds scrumptiously different, right? Sandwich and cookies? Mixed together? How is that possible!? Well dear readers, it…

IPPUDO Sydney

If you dream of pork buns and ramen noodles then there’s a restaurant in Sydney city that you need to try out. Ippudo which has restaurants in New York, Singapore, Seoul, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Shanghai is now my new go-to Japanese restaurant when I’ve got a hankering for pork buns and noodles (which is often). Walking…

Lord Howe Island Top 5

Australia in and of itself is a stunning country full of life and diverse culture. Without being biased (OK maybe I am a little biased) Australia is pure paradise. However, for me there is one place that stands out as the ultimate paradise, and that is Lord Howe Island. I’ve only been there once before but…

Eating Well On the Go

As much as I love sugar, spice and all things nice, I often find myself in serious debates with the angel on my shoulder who constantly tells me that I need to eat more healthily. Most of the time I flick her off my shoulder and go hang with the devil on the other side who is…