Brunch at Tonic Lane, Neutral Bay

I tried the brunch at Tonic Lane for the first time with my lovely friend Miss M in August last year.  We had planned to meet at Wild Basket (another café close by) but it was closed, so Miss M suggested Tonic Lane.  Of course, I didn’t take any photos that time because I was […]

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Weekend Away at the Hunter Valley, NSW

We drove to the Hunter Valley on Friday night after stopping at Subway for a quick dinner knowing we would be spoiled with good food for the rest of the weekend.  We arrived at our cosy little unit at the H Boutique Hotel where the staff had kindly placed the key under the mat for […]

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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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Places to Eat: Safi Middle Eastern Dining

I met KT and Mrs N. for dinner at Safi Middle Eastern Dining during winter 2013. I wouldn’t have know about this little gem if it wasn’t for Mrs. N because it’s tucked away on a quiet street near the Stanton Library in North Sydney. The venue was warm and cosy on a wintery night; […]

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