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Foodie Profile: Baking and Business with Sweets for Tilly

Foodie Profile: Baking and Business with Sweets for Tilly

The Sweets for Tilly team. From left to right, Rachel, Jacqueline and Nancy – Image credit: Jodie Hutchinson Photography Sweets for Tilly In our latest Foodie Profile, contributor Amelia Harris chats with Rachel of Sweets for Tilly much loved for their bespoke cakes, macarons and sweets; about baking and business.    1. Who is Tilly? Tilly was actually my...
Travel: Things to do in Ubud, Bali

Travel: Things to do in Ubud, Bali

Travel: Things to do in Ubud, Bali Some things to eat, do, and where to stay   Preferring the island’s famed beaches, Ubud is often missed by travellers visiting Bali. The lush greenery of its rainforests and rice paddies combined with its famed temples, arts&crafts, and its’ wellness centres, offers visitors a different type of...
Re-visiting Locavore Restaurant Ubud

Re-visiting Locavore Restaurant Ubud

Locavore Restaurant Ubud Re-visiting this award-winning gem on the island of Bali.   Locavore is always at the top of my list whenever someone asks me for a restaurant recommendation in Bali. I first visited the Ubud based restaurant in 2015 and I haven’t stopped talking about it since. In 2016, the restaurant was ranked number...
9 Easy Morning Tea Recipes

9 Easy Morning Tea Recipes

  9 Easy Morning Tea Recipes A selection of sweet and treat ideas for your next morning tea.   The ritual of morning tea is very Australian. My first introduction to this meal time was at primary school, and along with afternoon tea it’s something I still very much enjoy (any excuse to have a treat!). Whether...
Red Beard Bakery Workshop

Red Beard Bakery Workshop

Red Beard Bakery Workshop  For the aspiring baker. By Jen Curcio Flour, salt and water produces one of life’s simplest edible pleasures. The ingredients may be simple, and the act of eating it may be effortless, but anyone who has attempted baking bread knows there is no edible pleasure without some pain. This may sound...
Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Hot Cross Bun Recipe

  This is a wonderfully simple hot cross bun recipe adapted from the classic Australian home economics cookbook, Cookery the Australian Way. For lovers of hot cross buns without thick peel and too much fruit, this recipe is for you. I thought about adding chocolate chips instead of sultanas, but I felt it would overcomplicate the flavours....
Inspiring Instagram Accounts to Follow

Inspiring Instagram Accounts to Follow

  For anyone who has an Instagram account (I assume you do if you are reading this), you will know what a phenomenon it is. We contribute to a platform with over 600 million active users globally. In this day and age, I imagine it’s a challenge not to be on social media. Somehow it has become a...
Reground Melbourne

Reground Melbourne

(Left) – Ninna Larsen, Founder Reground and (Right) Kaitlin Reid, Co-director Reground – image by  Matthew Kovacs   FOODIE PROFILE WITH NINNA LARSEN OF REGROUND In our latest Foodie Profile we chat with Danish born, Melbourne based Ninna Larsen. Ninna is the founder of Reground, one of Melbourne’s newest and inspiring sustainability businesses. Melbourne’s cafe’s are an...
Food Volunteering Melbourne

Food Volunteering Melbourne

    We are very privileged to be living lives where our worries include what new restaurant we’ll try next. For some people less fortunate than us, we all know this is just not on the radar. Volunteering in our home town or while travelling abroad can give us perspective on the real challenges facing...
Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School

Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School

One of Thailand’s most famous dishes – Pad Thai   CHIANG MAI THAI FARM COOKING SCHOOL Cost: 1500 THB (full day cooking course) Inclusions: Accommodation pick up, market tour, cooking class, 6 dishes, lunch, complimentary water and tea, recipe book) Reservations: thaifarmcooking@gmail.com   The Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School is a fantastic experience for foodies in...
Learning the Art of Hygge

Learning the Art of Hygge

  LEARNING THE ART OF HYGGE There is a good chance that at some point last year (2016), you heard the term ‘hygge’. Perhaps you stumbled upon an article or a book about it. In fact, the latter is highly likely. According to the Guardian, 2016 saw nine book releases with hygge in the title....
Special Occasion Cakes Melbourne

Special Occasion Cakes Melbourne

A creation by Miss Ladybird Cakes – image by Jesse Hisco (supplied by Amelia Harris)   SPECIAL OCCASION CAKES MELBOURNE The prospect of eating cake warrants its own special occasion but the actual selection of the right type of cake is no average feat. Whether you’re looking for something for your wedding day, a birthday party, christening, engagement party or just something...