Tips for a Road Trip to Albany

Posted in - Blog & Travelling Me on October 25th 2014 Drive-to-Little-Beach-1

We recently traveled to Albany for a couple of days in the Porongurup range. To reach Albany you can fly, drive or catch a bus (TransWA). Driving is probably the most most common method as to explore the area you do need a car. It is almost a 5 hour drive south of …

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Frederick’s Cafe, Albany

Posted in - Our Travels & Travelling Me & western australia on October 25th 2014 Toasted-Corned-beef

Following a long drive to see one of Australia’s top 10 beaches, Little Beach and having to hastingly retreat from a weather front coming in across the ocean we stopped through Albany on the way back to the farm for an afternoon coffee.

During our trip we discovered some fabulous cafes around the windy seaside town and Frederick’s Cafe …

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Witch’s Cauldron, Subiaco

Posted in - Blog & Cake & Coffee & Perth, Australia & western australia on October 24th 2014 IMG_3591

Witch’s Cauldron holds a commendable 45 year history serving Perth diners and would have to be one of the longer running restaurants in Western Australia. The two storey Subiaco based establishment extends from Rokeby Road to Rowland Street, we enter from the rear making our way through the dining area to the front reservations desk. The …

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Mama Tran Perth CBD

Posted in - Blog & Food and Drink Perth & western australia on October 19th 2014 Mamma-Tran

In between preparing the apartment for arriving guests we stopped in at the Vietnamese eatery, Mama Tran on Milligan Street in Perth’s CBD. Thirty minutes before closing time on a Friday evening Mama Tran was full. We walked up to the counter, left our orders and took a seat at the window.

Mama Tran started out as a small …

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Top 50 Perth foodie websites

Posted in - Blog on October 16th 2014 North-cottesloe-beach-3

I will admit my idea of procrastination on the internet is reading about food around Perth. Thang Ngo over at Noodlies has released the top Australian food blogs using the Alexa website ranking system. Within the list of 1,000 bloggers is Perth’s top 50 food blogs. I think this is a big enough indication that Perth …

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Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary

Posted in - Blog & western australia on October 3rd 2014 Paruna 4

Completely coffee and patisserie unrelated we recently visited the Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary. Located east of Perth in the Avon Valley and close to the town of  Gidgegannup there are 3 walking trails - the 2.5 kilometre Possum Loop, the 6.5 kilometre Quenda Circuit and the 13 kilometre Numbat Track. We walked the Quenda Circuit.

Driving from the city we …

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Coffee Diary Nozawa Onsen, Japan

Posted in - Around the world & Our Travels & Travelling Me on October 2nd 2014 P1040212

I enjoy my morning espresso and admittedly it is my one daily ritual or rather I could say a mild addiction, take it away and strange things may occur!  On our ski holiday at a traditional Japanese mountain village I found some great places around town and although coffee is a global product a cup of coffee …

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Cafe Cafe, West Perth

Posted in - Blog & Breakfast & Perth Cafes & Perth, Australia on September 29th 2014 Cafe-Cafe,-west-perth

The other day I stumbled across the Perth Cafe Cafe branch walking along the west end of Hay Street. The cafe is located under the Ellement 996 apartment complex. Cafe Cafe in Subiaco is a popular haunt for the locals and the convenient location across from the Subiaco train station and Woolworths supermarket draws in visitors passing …

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Banana, Honey and Cinnamon Almond Milk Smoothie

Posted in - Blog & kitchen @ Home on September 27th 2014 Almonds

I love my patisserie cakes and everything sweet and this blog may allude you to thinking it is ALL I eat, well truth be told I generally eat fairly healthy for the most part. Almond milk is my daily routine, it kicks starts my mornings before I have my espresso. A good almond milk smoothie will keep …

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