Hunter Valley & Newcastle Bloggers’ Xmas Dinner

Well, we did it. The Newcastle Bloggers managed a (small) Xmas get-together last weekend at the Lass O’Gowrie in Wickham. mega thanks to Marissa from Beautifully Organised for organising the event and decorating the table! Who went? Marissa from Beautifully Organised Reena of The Mummy Project Andrea from The Pineapple Cake and Jess (Peachy Keen […]

Sold Out, or Simple and Delish? Kylie Kwong and Jamie Oliver Ready-to-cook meals…

So, I’m one for convenience and a bargain. Here we go… Convenience: The Jamie Oliver range at Woolies is actually quite good and not too overpriced. Seasoned lamb shoulders, spiced chickens, finsh abkes, like below. Ready to pop in the oven and enjoy in and hour…. like this bake! And there’s the Kylie Kwong range… […]

Singapore Noodles with Pork and (insert random leftover veges here)

So I was wandering in the “international” aisle at Coles, mostly just planning on getting some instant miso soup, but I got a bit distracted by some of the new products on the shelves… And one thing was the shelf-fresh noodles, at $1.80 a packet. Bargain my dears! No wonder I rocked up some ingredients […]

The Grand Pavilion – Indian Restaurant – Warners Bay

**Warning – Food porn ahead!** There’s a new Indian restaurant in the next suburb, and my boyfriend decided to spoil me with a meal there last night – The Grand Pavilion, known for their authentic and delicious Indian and Indo-chinese meals on the Central Coast, has just opened a location in Warners Bay. I suppose […]