Iron Chef Shellie

[Eating Out] Mossgreen Tea Rooms

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Disclaimer: Iron Chef Shellie dined as a guest of Mossgreen Tea Rooms.  With my parents involved in the antique business, the name Mossgreen was a name I’d heard many times before. To hear they had opened a tea room was news that interested me rather than antiques and auctions On time of visit, Mossgreen Tea […]

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The Easter Scoop

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Before you go and eat yourself stupid on hot cross buns, chocolate and even more chocolate, let me share some of my favourite Easter treats; homemade and shop bought. Hot Cross Buns You can buy them anywhere. This year’s hot cross bun have been ranked, and you can find all about who came first here. […]

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{MFWF 2012} Vintage High Tea @ Werribee Mansion

I was lucky enough to be invited to Werribee Mansion again this year as part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. Last year they held an unforgettable 19th century degustation dinner, and this year they hosted a vintage high tea on the balcony of the historic mansion. We arrived to a lovely glass of […]

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LuxBite – The Summer Collection

If you are on a strict diet, look away…. I was luckily enough to be one of the lucky tweeters when the call for people to sample the new desserts from my favourite place in town went out. Along with other passionate foodies, we indulged in the lastest creations from super couple Bernard and Yen […]

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An Instagramy Roundup of Sydney

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If you haven’t been following me on twitter or instagram, you might not have known I went to Sydney with Hamsley for a long, delicious weekend. I’ll be writing up everything in due course, but I thought I’d just do a quick recap from some of my favourite instagram photos, and relive the deliciousness. Tweet

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La Belle Miette

Yup, that’s right. It’s gonna be another macaron post. The only thing different about this one is I didn’t try all the flavours on offer. I only brought home a select few, and thought I’d give the rest a go another time. I know… I’m as shocked as you are. Tweet

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{Eating Out} Lux Bite

Melbourne’s answer to Adriano Zumbo? I’ve not been to Zumbo in Sydney… YET. But I’ve seen enough to think when Zumbo finally opens in Melbourne he may just have a bit of competition. Lux Bite is a cute little cafe with gorgeous looking desserts with quirky names. The staff are extremely friendly, and their enthusiasm […]

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Week 26 – The Cookbook Challenge: Pistachio, White Chocolate and Honey French Macaroons

Week 26 Theme: Green Cookbook Used: Afternoon Tea Author: Australian Women’s Weekly Hope you like the new layout! Bare with me as I’m still tweaking it and getting it to out I want it. I thought I was stumped for green week. I had two soups as possible ideas but then remembered things like green […]

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Even MORE Lindt Macarons

No prizes for guessing what’s in this box… Last week I was down at Chadstone shopping centre picking up my Snow Leopard upgrade for my mac, so does anyone expect me not to go to see if Lindt had macaron flavours I haven’t tried? Really? Well, all the flavours I listed that I wanted to […]

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More Lindt Macarons

It’s totally a hard job, but someone has to do it. Luckily for you all, I took the liberty to try some more macaron flavours from Lindt, just so you know which ones are the best. OooOoooooo…. look at the pretty colours… Left to right: hazelnut, passionfruit, pistachio, vanilla & strawberry I was in the […]

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