Malted Egg Spring Cupcakes

The Easter Bunny may have left the building but his goodies haven’t. To save myself from myself I have been thinking of ways to use them and then who to give away the goods to. It is great having friends willing to take your baked goods off your hands and this is why two weeks…

Winter Days 101

    I remember when I booked my ticket to come home from Australia I had a mild panic attack. Figuring out life bits aside I had also booked it to come home in December. Fantastic to be home for the holidays however the idea of going from +30 to -10 or less wasn’t. Northern…

Bone Carving with a Side of Pancakes

Pancakes. Fluffy, home style warm pancakes served with crispy bacon, caramelised bananas and smothered in maple syrup. That was our incentive for an early start from the picturesque YHA in Westport where the weather was less than enticing. I am not even sure where most of us thought we would put the pancakes. I had…