Black Star Pastry

Black Star Pastry, Rosebery

October 4, 2014

After a morning workout at trampoline land, Sky Zone, what better way to spend the afternoon that a long lunch at Da Mario followed by dessert at Black Star Pastry. Yes, that is indeed how I planned our Saturday morning adventure to the inner west with Arch & Mim. After all, life is all about […]

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Sweet Belem

Sweet Belem, Petersham

August 31, 2014

I’d always heard Sydney’s best Portuguese tarts could be found at Sweet Belem but I never realised they were located in Petersham. That changed for the better over a feast at The Oxford Tavern. Demolishing a platter of meats and relaxing with a few drinks our friend Lil started telling us a little more about […]

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Box of Scrolls

Box of Scrolls

November 16, 2013

Cinnamon scrolls. I love them but it can be hard to find a good one these days. Many are dry, lacking in flavour and almost like a boring bread roll with a sprinkling of cinnamon. My recent trip to New York reminded me of my love of a good cinnamon scroll and the lack of […]

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Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio

Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio, South Yarra

September 13, 2013

After three very long years it was time Dylan and I visited Melbourne. Our last trip to Victoria was a two week road trip through the Great Ocean Road and Melbourne. A two week gastronomic adventure celebrating our fifth anniversary. We dined at Jacques Reymond, Attica, Loam, MoVida Next Door and many more. This time […]

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Looma’s, Bankstown

June 9, 2012

I have a confession to make. I love pies. Buttery shortcrust pastry, flaky puff and piping hot meaty filling – what’s not to love? But pies have got a bad rep over the years, some would say unfairly. Pies are like pizza – you can get the downright dirty variety, cheap n cheerful, homemade and […]

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