Win Tickets to the Easter Show

Sydney’s Royal Easter Show is Australia’s largest annual event and this year, in its two-week season, is expected to attract around a million visitors. The Royal Easter Show was started by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) in 1823 and for nearly 200 years, has been the darling of Sydney’s events. RAS is a […]

Jarrah Hot Chocolate and a Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Nuffnang and Jarrah Hot Chocolate. Have I told you I used to be a nurse?  I worked at one of the major teaching hospitals in Sydney and was shunted around for blocks at a time on all the different wards. On every ward there was a Charge Nurse and these […]

NRMA Insurance gives you the chance to win $50,000 cash

Sponsored by Nuffnang. One night, Carl was drunk. We were at a fundraising event sitting at a table of 10 and while I was busy chatting to everyone at the table, Carl was wandering around the room knocking back a few reds. Just before the entertainment walked onto the stage, it was announced that the Silent Auction was […]

Coco Chocolate Giveaway

If you have been reading along with me for a while now, you might remember that I participated in a course at Coco Chocolate that taught me how to temper chocolate. Coco Chocolate has three stores that are all in Sydney and as well as running their chocolate school, you can buy a wonderful range […]

Casa Barilla and a Giveaway

A few nights ago I attended a cooking demonstration at Casa Barilla. Although Barilla is a fourth-generation company turning over $7B per year, it’s products have only been available in Australia for the last decade or so.  When Barilla did start selling its pastas and pasta sauces here I was an instant convert.  In those […]

Coconut Gelato

When I was growing up my father bought a gadget that came all the way from the USA – and that was a very big deal back in those days.  It was an ice cream machine that wasn’t electric or mortorised but instead was a barrel with a cylinder inside it with a dasher to […]

Thai Red Curry Pie and…Easy as Pie

Do you have a special pie recipe that has been passed down through the generations.  If so, you could win $10,000! Super Food Ideas has an ‘Easy as Pie’ competition searching for the best pie recipe.  Anyone within Australia can enter and thanks to Bertolli, the winner will received $10,000.  Entries close on May 15 […]