How to Make my Mum’s Healthy Sri Lankan Patties 

My mum has been making these delicious Sri Lankan patties for me as long as I can remember.  Patties are like an empanada or cornish pasty and is filled with a spicy potato mix, wrapped in pastry and deep fried.  Mum’s version is healthier because she bakes them instead.  Here’s how to make them…. Ingredients: […]

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Weekends at the East Coast Lounge 

If you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed that I’ve been frequenting the East Coast Lounge (ECL) at Chowder Bay quite a bit this winter. Miss M first took me there some time in June, and I’ve been back several times since then with my boyfriend, as well as Miss M. I really didn’t want […]

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5 of my Favourite Celebrity Chefs

I love watching TV cooking shows because I learn new techniques and find recipe inspiration. I also like watching certain hosts or celebrity chefs over others because of personality, recipes and cooking style.  Here are my 5 favourites (and I think the last one will surprise you!).  1. Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook: Cosmopolitan Cook I […]

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High Tea at the Gunners Barracks in Mosman

It’s the day after my birthday and it’s windy and raining, the first really cold day for the year. But the miserable weather is soon forgotten when my boyfriend surprises me with a delicious birthday morning tea at the Gunners Barracks in Mosman! The Gunners’ Barracks was built in 1873 and used as the barracks […]

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The Lorna Jane Active Living Room at the Sydney Airport

It’s Friday, the end of a long, busy and tiring week.  I work from home in the morning and catch a bus and a train to the domestic airport. I’m exhausted but excited to visit my parents in Brisbane. But the airport is busy because it’s school holidays.  It’s noisy with children playing excitedly and […]

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