Backyard Brunching

With one more month of glorious Summer left, I want to get the most out of the BBQ before the cooler weather sets in… and following on from my previous ‘ode to the BBQ‘, I’ve got some brunch ideas for … Continue reading

An ode to the BBQ

With Australia day tomorrow, I thought I’d pay homage to the great Aussie tradition of BBQing with three courses of my favourite multicultural recipes to cook over the coals. Getting started I much prefer cooking over coals for that authentic, … Continue reading

Crash Bang Construction

Have you seen our newest Construction party theme for hire? It’s causing quite a stir. Especially the cake… which isn’t actually a part of the package! Instead of just giving you a party hire package, we want to give you … Continue reading

Cloud9 Parties

Another busy party styling weekend ahead for us! We can’t get enough of parties – hosting, attending, planning, cooking and shopping for them, creating handmade & repurposed items… and all the special little touches that go into making a special … Continue reading

High Tea Styling Tips

Gosh, we do love high tea. It’s held at that perfect time of day between lunch and dinner, it’s a little bit fancy, a-lot-a-bit pretty. Sweet treats, caffeine… what’s not to love? But fancy doesn’t have to mean complicated and … Continue reading

No-bake Biscuit Cake

After every Easter, I’m faced with a sight like this. And these bits and pieces of chocolate seem to hang around my cupboards all year. It’s a first world problem, a happy problem… but a problem nevertheless. Because it means that … Continue reading

A Shank or Two and a BBQ

Most of us aspire to be masters of the BBQ during Summer – we are in Australia after all. But personally, I find most of Summer… well… just too hot to stand around a hotplate cooking heavy, meaty meals. Autumn and … Continue reading

The Edible Garden

As Australia gets dressed up to enjoy an afternoon of drinks and punting, we’ve decided to put together something a little fancy. A tribute to the festivities of the day and the marvellous weather of the season – we’ve served up … Continue reading

Quick tips on making your own chocolate treats

Last weekend, I went to The Sydney Chocolate School  with some girlfriends to attend their introductory course on hand tempering chocolate. It turns out, it’s pretty easy to do… and the end result is definitely worth the effort. First let … Continue reading

Bring back tea time

I don’t mean to get all ‘ye olde worlde’ on you, but I’ve joined the mission to bring back tea time. And I don’t mean a hasty soy-mocha-frappa-wappa-cinno while on the go… I’m talking a much more civilised and soulful … Continue reading