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It’s been a while. Continue reading



… sitting in some weird hunched over position in my bed, thirsty, but too sick/lazy to get up and get some water. Save me. I (and the rest of the world) hate being sick, I’m missing work, which is good and bad. The biggest bummer is that I spent an entire weekend sick, curled up in bed.

Any who, less about sickness, more about consumerism and this narcissistic world we call home.

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Raspberry and Vanilla Layer Cake

IMG_20150215_212852 I just ran in my door slick with rain and cold (what’s going on Adelaide?) and opened this post up to edit, depressingly enough, I went on to read myself complaining about the heat 2 months prior. I’m learning that I need to get my act together, both in editing efficiency and in carrying an umbrella. Continue reading


Hot Cross Buns

  IMG_2940 I always assumed that Easter in the Southern Hemisphere would feel somehow wrong, Continue reading


Australia Day Passionfruit Meringues


Pavlova: a meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova. Continue reading


Raspberry and Rose Macarons


Are you following me on instagram? If not I fear you would think of me as someone who gives up. It’s been sparse around here.

Because I don’t think I had anything noteworthy to say. I mean I still don’t; but the mood has dragged me here. Continue reading


Chocolate Cake


It’s been a while, I want to tell you about all the things that have happened. Holiday plans, travel, new books I’ve read, things I love and people that I love even more. Continue reading


Lemon and Lavender Friands


I’ve been trying to perfect this recipe for a while, you see my house mate, she’s a coeliac – and aside from that downfall she’s a wonderful person. Continue reading


Duck Egg Cupcakes with Browned Butter Frosting

I need to tell you about my undying love for mini eggs. Continue reading


Lime Teacakes with Rosewater Cream


I have to tell you this story. It’s a pretty epic story (it’s not). It’s the tale of the dessert Laksa. Continue reading


Raspberry Baked Oatmeal



Scotland’s culinary exploits are an interesting adventure at the best of times, from the obvious (haggis) to the downright wrong (deep fried mars bar/pizza).

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Malted Tart with Chocolate sponge


My favourites –

– the sound of a jet in the distance on a warm sunny day
– Wildflowers
– Malteasers; eaten chocolate first then malted goodness
– Song mashups, particularly anything with a bit of hiphop or soul
– The vibe on the day of a party
– Scoring flights based on their landings (it’s an out of 10 system) Continue reading