Last night a group of us had a wonderful evening at Melbourne's best restaurant, Attica....dare I say five hours of dining? So as you may understand I haven't got a blog post prepared for you today but thought in would share with you a little eye candy...The final two dishes in our eight course degustation menu!
We supped on native Australian fruits - to mixed reviews amongst our group and sweet little fresh caramel filled chocolate eggs....
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I wouldn't want to put a break in the cupcake-a-thon so today I thought I would take you back to Cristina Re, Where a Girl Goes. This is one of the most delightfully girly shops/cafes I have ever walked into.
In the original post HERE I spoke about the cupcakes and macrons but only glanced over the fun sounding classes they have on offer. Perhaps while delighting in cupcakes you could take one of the Cristina Re workshops-
...could you make an origami cupcake?
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This is one of those places where you almost want to pinch yourself as you walk in. It's exactly how a cafe selling sweet cakes should look. Exactly. Its even situated perfectly at the foot of the quirky charming Rathdowne Village, a favorite haunt of mine. On Sunday with yet another beautifully sunny morning spreading out in front of me I decided it was the perfect day to have an impromptu picnic in the park. I will be honest here that I generally spend an hour or two most weekends at the park ... Read More
Byron Bay has made it to Melbourne! Byron Bay famous for a relaxed and often alternative way of life is also home to the scrumptious Byron Bay Cookies (and now macrons).
This evening on the hunt for a vegetarian soup for dinner at David Jones (vegan red curry soup - success) I wandered around the food hall and stumbled on their new display.
For me these cookies have been all about that little luxurious treat while traveling. I have tried them while flying, while waiting for a plane and have ... Read More
Melbourne. Macaron. Melbourne. Macaron. Anyone else a little pleased by this trend? There is something about all their shiny candy colourdness that makes me happy. They are so pretty and simple and lady like (but still totally cool for men of course). So when last week CJ mentioned a new specialist had opened in Royal Arcade I knew we had to go and check it out.
Positioned in the middle of the arcade, A La Folie, is more of an inner counter than a shop. It's so prettily decked out with just the ... Read More