Secrets for Making PERFECT Scones

Secrets for Making PERFECT Scones

In winter I love the smell of buttery, light scones baking in the oven.  It makes me want to put on a cup of tea just thinking about them. The best thing is getting them straight out of the oven, breaking them open and smelling the delicious aroma. I love to then smear as much butter and jam Continue reading

Cafe Elan High Tea & Day Spa

Cafe Elan High Tea & Day Spa

Chateau Elan is my idea of the perfect romantic getaway. The 5 star luxury property is located in the Hunter Valley and surrounded by established vineyards. Rather than wine tasting, I have organised a day of pampering for hubby and myself. Our day started at 8.30am in The Day Spa on the Continue reading

Raffles High Tea – Singapore

Raffles High Tea – Singapore

In case you a planning a quick trip to Raffles Hotel for a few pictures, and a bit of a sticky beak, I’m here to tell you, that perhaps you should think again. Anais and I turned up for high tea in a taxi. We were driven to the front entrance of the establishment where the concierge, door men Continue reading

Dilmah Real High Tea NSW Finalist!

Good morning everyone and happy happy Monday to you all!!! ...hmm that may sound a little too bright for a Monday morning but I had something very exciting happen on Friday and I am allowed to share my secret! A little while ago I entered the Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge. Applicants were Continue reading

Cookbook Challenge – Spice – Chai Madelines

Cookbook Challenge – Spice – Chai Madelines

Theme 12 Spice The topic for this fortnights’ Cookbook Challenge is spice! I have had a few ideas’ rolling around in my head but I kept coming back to the spicy Chai flavours.  I wanted to use this flavour in a dessert similarly to last years White Chocolate and Chai Creme Brulee, but this Continue reading

High Tea – Rendezvous Restaurant

High Tea – Rendezvous Restaurant

1 Vernon Street Coffs Harbour Catching up on family gossip and taking some quiet time for a “nice cup of tea” was the order of the day today.  I have invited my mum to spend a few lazy hours on a Saturday afternoon sampling High Tea at Rendezvous Restaurant with me. The décor, subdued Continue reading

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