EXPLORE: London

I recently made a short trip through London and thought I'd share some of the places I visited over the three days - which is by no means enough time to even dent the surface of things to do/eat in London, but I will continue nonetheless! Most of places were suggested by friends or were … Continue reading EXPLORE: London

Raw Mango Cheesecake Tart

RAW MANGO CHEESECAKE TART Made this a couple of weeks ago and have been a little slack on sharing the recipe! With nuts and fruit as the main ingredients, it's a good alternative to your normal dairy-based cheesecake and has a very similar texture. BASE 2 cups of almonds 1/2 cup of medjool dates (or … Continue reading Raw Mango Cheesecake Tart

The Grounds of Alexandria

With one of the greatest reputations in Sydney, Claudia and I visited the ever popular Grounds of Alexandria. Arriving just before midday on a Sunday, we knew what to expect and weren't surprised when we were told it was an hour wait for a table - the place was packed. While waiting for a table, … Continue reading The Grounds of Alexandria

Giapo

Giapo is well-known as 'ice-cream heaven' and as one of Auckland's best dessert locations.  A couple of weeks ago, we were lucky enough to get a BTS tour of the luxe new parlour and 'laboratory' on Gore Street, which has opened after they out-grew their previous location. For some background, Giapo is the name of the store and also … Continue reading Giapo

Coffee in Auckland City

Coffee in the City - better than s**?  Sometime's you'd think so on a Monday morning! Here's a little round-up of our favourite spots to caffeinate in downtown Auckland City. 1. eighthirty on High Street What feels like a secret location tucked back off High Street, eighthirty is a favourite cafe we visit when we want … Continue reading Coffee in Auckland City

EXPLORE: Los Angeles

I was lucky enough to spend most of 2016 living in L.A. and was based in Los Feliz, which is right next to Hollywood and Griffith Park.  I can’t wait to get back there one day but for now, here are some of my favourite spots and things to do!  CITY OF ANGELS by Charlotte … Continue reading EXPLORE: Los Angeles