10 Reasons Why French Women Don’t Get Fat

(Inspired by the book “French Women Don’t Get Fat” by Mireille Guiliano) I’m currently learning French, one silky vowel at a time. My decision to immerse myself in this culture is an easy one, French women are sexy, happy and balanced. Fat is a strong word and one which may be misconstrued in this world…

3 Delicious Reasons to Visit Australia’s South West

1. Carrot cake and cream cheese icecream: Leeuwin Estate’s cream cheese icecream and walnut dukkah are the perfect accompaniment to the traditional carrot cake. This mini muffin with delicate crispy top layer is a must taste. The deconstructed style has all the elements of a hearty home style dessert with Master-chef credentials. 2. Lavender scones:…

Cooking with Maggie Beer in the Barossa

RADelaide Adventures Part II saw us take a trip to the Barossa Valley today to visit Maggie Beer’s Studio Kitchen (Home of Television Series The Cook and the Chef). What I learnt in the daily cooking demonstration: Verjuice solves everything! Haha! 😉 Maggie Beer was the first in the world to produce Verjuice commercially, which…

SA = South Australia & Summer Adventures

HELLO FROM DOWNUNDER! Oh and Happy New Year!! It’s another warm, sunny day of exploring in and around South Australia’s capital city, Adelaide (now affectionately known as RADelaide). We’re based in Glenelg, an easy tram ride from Rad Town! I have summed up the beach side town of Glenelg in three words: 1. Ice-cream 2….

Chippies!

Friday calls for something with a bit of CRUNCH! I’ve been making my way through a packet of mountain bread this week, it makes for a great lunch wrap – mmmm crumbed chicken tenderloins. With one piece left, I got myself a Googling and found a great idea for Mountain Bread chips! Just brush the…

Blueberry Bliss Balls

Total snack bonanza! These Bluebells are sure to brighten your afternoon. I dipped a few of these in melted chocolate for an indulgence option (not pictured). I always seem to crave something sweet after a meal or mid afternoon, so I figure at least I’m getting some nourishment at the same time as satisfying my…

Fishy Tales & Challenges of Abundance

Are you looking for new ways to spruce up your meals and a good excuse to eat pizza? WELL my latest hero Zoe Nicholson of figureate challenged her followers to try Sardines yesterday and after seeing how delicious her Sardine & Spinach Grilled Pita looked and the health benefits of these li’l fishies, I geared…

Raspberry and Cream Cheese Pound Cake

I love it when a plan works out! After a big week, I donned my apron for a Friday arvo of baking. “You know what I love about cooking? I LOVE that after a day when NOTHING is sure, and when I say “nothing”, I MEAN nothing. You can come home and absolutely know that…

The History of Pilates

To some this may seem like a random post to have on a food blog, others may have previously seen my post on Pilates or Pilates Cupcakes and be no stranger to my passion for the Pilates method. The video below is a fantastic recollection of the history of Joseph Pilate’s life and how the…

Keeping it real in the kitchen

Soooo, I did cook with raspberries today, they just happen to be hidden inside the muffins I just ate. Another 10 left out of a 12 capacity muffin tray but who’s counting!? My little bake off on this rainy day started out rather organised. Until I realised that in my insomnia racked state, I must…