Guylian Cafe

The Vegaquarian recently asked me out for dinner and a lecture. It sounded like a nice idea for a girls night out. Even if the American Recession wouldn’t have been my first choice of lecture topic, I thought it would be worth seeing. I was also drawn in by the prospect of dinner at the…

Blackberry Jaffle-pie

So the Male of the Species and I went up to visit the Rural Artist this weekend, for a variety of reasons including the delivery of one mystery vegetable (as mentioned by Arwen). She swears it’s a butternut and that I don’t know what I’m talking about. We’ll see. She hasn’t opened it yet. Anyway,…

Gelatomassi

Gelatomassi in Newtown wins the Hoglet’s choice award for the best gelato shop in Sydney. Does that sound like a bit of a big claim to make? That’s exactly the idea. I want you all to recommend your favourite gelato places so that we’ll have some nice new places to try. Cunning plan huh? While…

SeaSweet

SeaSweet patisserie serves a mix of Lebanese sweets and other cakes. I really enjoyed their qashta, so I’m pleased that the chain is planning more locations in Sydney. The current patisserie is in Parramatta. SeaSweet operates cafes in Lebanon and is extending to Australia, a good sign that Middle Eastern sweets are becoming more popular…

Mulberry Smoothie

So, I had my darling sister Arwen over for dinner who is, of course, a coeliac. Me having a savoury tooth, I had a fabulous dinner planned, but kind of forgot about the whole dessert side of things. This meant that when the moment came I simply had to grab what was on hand and…