Mighty Rawwr! + a park walk

Posted in - Cake & Coffee & Food and Drink Perth on July 26th 2014 Mighty Rawwr

The raw food movement is slowly winning me over, there are some great places around town to find the raw equivalent of a decadent chocolate cake or creamy topped carrot cake. The other day I attempted a raw chocolate mousse with the main ingredient being avocado. The end result looking a little messy but it …

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24 Hours in Tokyo + Bullet Train to Nagano

Posted in - Around the world & Our Travels & Travelling Me on July 24th 2014 nagano-1

On route from Kuala Lumpur we flew with Air Asia into Haneda Airport, touching down in Tokyo city just before midnight. The rather unusual thing about Haneda airport is the train services stop just after midnight, leaving airport arrivals the choice of an expensive taxi or a limited stop night bus. Following an interesting conversation …

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Australian Morning Tea in Shenton Park

Posted in - Brunch & Cake & Chocolate & Coffee on July 24th 2014 Vegemite-Scroll

This morning spared us a little time between preparing the apartment for new airbnb guests and greeting them on arrival, earlier on we had rushed out the door without a sip of espresso or even a bite of breakfast and now we were a couple of hungry souls needing a swift refuel pit stop. We called …

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Peanut Butter Cups

Posted in - kitchen @ Home on July 19th 2014 Peanut Butter Cups 2

Who loves Reece’s peanut butter cups? I do! I really do, so much so I had to make them at home. This is a super easy recipe adapted from the New York Cult Recipes cookbook. Thankyou @shopgirlinprint for the recommendation! The peanut butter cups were ready to eat in a couple of minutes after making.

INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon coconut …

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The Gaya, Applecross

Posted in - Food and Drink Perth on July 19th 2014 Red-Misu

Wednesday evening a group of us dined at a restaurant known for its striking Korean fusion, the Gaya. The restaurant is located in a small but very popular food precinct at the end of Riseley Street in Applecross. Being a little new to fusion dining I was excited at the thought of eating outside of …

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Chalkys Espresso Bar

Posted in - All Day Breakfast & Coffee on July 11th 2014 Chakly Express

Friday morning we drove into Fremantle to check out Chalkys Espresso Bar, purely because of an intriguing photo I saw on Instagram late Thursday evening. This could sound a little unusual but in reality this is the effect of social media and I became apart of the instagram community a few weeks ago thanks …

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The Coffee Club, Claremont Quarter

Posted in - All Day Breakfast & Coffee & western australia on July 10th 2014 Long mac coffee club

Growing up in the 1990′s and when Perth was not so groovy, cafe franchises were a regular place to hang out and especially at the shopping mall. Memories are returning of the cafe inside Myers in Fremantle and Kmart at Kardinya Park. The Coffee Club is an Australian franchise of cafe restaurants, Australia’s largest actually. …

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Nesbar Design Store

Posted in - Coffee on July 5th 2014 Nesbar 3

This morning we discovered the sweetest little corner store of which also happens to serve takeaway coffee from a lookalike swiss wood cabin. Nesbar Design on North Street in Swanbourne, a few minutes drive from Swanbourne beach is a design store for children. Beautifully styled in three rooms we found a display of clothing, toys, …

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