Iron Chef Shellie

Lexus Marquee – A Flutter In The Birdcage


Yesterday saw me tick something off my bucket list I thought I would have never be able to tick off. Go to the Spring Racing Carnival in a marquee, in the famous Birdcage! I have to thanks the amazing Julia from Tink PR for such an amazing opportunity, and Lexus Australia for hosting us.  I’ve […]

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Sizzling Beef Steak, Hoi Sin Prawn & Noodle Bowls

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I feel like I’m constantly apologising for the lack of blogging! Since starting my new job, I don’t have time to sit around and do nothing, and lately I’ve been working over time, and rushing off to events to sip French Champagne and schmooze. So don’t feel all that sorry for me I’m sure I’ll […]

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It’s no secret I like to bake. The people are work are getting to know this too. I would be baking tonight… well the night is still young, I still MIGHT bake.  A few weeks ago, I made a double batch of Bill Granger’s friands to use up some eggs. When making the second batch […]

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Twinings Pyramid Infuser Tea & Earl Grey Tea Loaf

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This post is sponsored by Nuffnang. There is something so sophisticated about tea. Depending on the blend, it can transport you away, calm you down, soothe a bloated stomach, help with symptoms of a cold, or just keep you going. If you come to my house, you won’t find 1-2 blends of tea; you’ll find […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Dusted Maple Apple Cake

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Wishing my Dad a very Happy 60th Birthday today!  Look Dad, I made you this cake.. you’ll get to gobble it up tonight, after dinner… if you eat all your greens I made it with the very popular variety of apples that people are going gaga over, Jazz Apples. ♣ ♣ ♣ A few weeks ago I […]

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{Eating Out} Coda

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I’ve been going through my archives in Lightroom and realising how much I haven’t shared with you all yet. Last year I won a voucher to eat at Coda; Adam D’Sylva’s restaurant in Melbourne’s CBD. It’s a bit on the pricey side, so I was glad to be able to experience it without emptying my […]

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Balinese Pork Noodles

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Howdy folks! Lack of blogging as I’ve started a new job! .. thus cramming my brain with information during the day leaves me pretty much brain dead when I come home from work, and just wanting to veg out in front of the TV. New job is going swimmingly well, the people are awesome, the […]

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Lamb Kofta Meatballs in Curry Sauce

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These are the balls that started it all. The balls that brought us all closer together. The balls that broke the ice between us. It was Valentine’s Day. I was without a date (no big deal, V.Day is a crock of sh*t anyways), and wanted to treat myself to a special meal. The caption that […]

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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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{Product Review} Breville Sous Vide Supreme

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Sous Vide. Before you go and bastardise the French language and read the whole post saying it wrong, let me tell you now; it’s pronounced ‘sue veed’ not “sue’s veeday”. Also, my photos aren’t up to normal standard. These were taken when I was between homes and lodging back with my parents. I had Mum […]

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