Tag Archives: chocolate

The best chocolate brownies ever!

On my way to a meeting the other day I walked past a choir in the hospital foyer. The harmonic strains of Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher had the amazing effect of adding a bounce to my step. Something so simple raised … Continue reading

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Remember the time… a flashback to the 80’s with black forest cake

Every so often I receive an email titled something like: “you know you grew up in the 80’s if…” and inevitably it results in a little chuckle as I reminisce over the: Fashion: scrunchies, jelly sandals, balloon skirts, hypercolour t-shirt, … Continue reading

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Would you ask a singleton for couples advice?

A friend is getting married very soon, and as part of the pre-wedding festivities I was asked to proffer a piece of bridal advice/ marital bliss secret. The difficulty is that not having ever been married I didn’t really have … Continue reading

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Dates, the good and the bad…

Life as a single women can be… interesting… at least for my dear friends who get to hear my stories. One of my favourites was the strange night that Ms TT and I were invited to a ‘discothèque’ – looking … Continue reading

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Laduree is coming to town!

The excitement is palpable – Laduree is coming to town! I recognise that I tend to harp on about this place but I love, love, love (yup thrice loved) Laduree – not only are the delicacies divine (they’ve been around … Continue reading

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Chocolate school

As far as I’m concerned chocolate is an essential food group – in fact, I’ve can even say that someone of the medical profession has conceded that chocolate is a vegetable (I’m choosing to deliberately ignore the indulgent expression as said … Continue reading

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Iron Chef Mint

A couple of years ago one of The Ladies Who Brunch – who I think I will call Ms Thermomix (as she has one and I am so envious!) – hosted an Iron Chef event. The way it worked we … Continue reading

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The humble lamington gets a re-style!

So firstly, I want to mention that my spell check is not recognising the word ‘lamington’ – and keeps changing it to ‘laming ton’ (what the?) – which perhaps says something about this being an Australian-centric treat. It seems that … Continue reading

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Chunky Chocolate Banana Bread

I was discussing this blog with my brother the other night and was accused (in the way that brother’s do) of not being very creative with the name  – this was followed by the instruction that I should change it. In … Continue reading

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Seven deadly sins on a plate…

Appropriate behaviour is a very interesting thing. Every now and then I find myself questioning why some people acts in (what I think are) peculiar ways. This, of course, opens up a whole thought process about how others might perceive my … Continue reading

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