If your after a venue for 45 people or more, and would love a beautiful view of Lake Burley Griffin, the Southern Cross Yacht club at Yaralumla Bay is perfect. The Lotus Room For a more intimate venue, the Lotus … Continue reading →
There aren’t any rules when it comes to the food, but a standard afternoon tea comprises a layer of sandwiches, a layer of cakes and a layer of scones or teacakes. However, you could also throw in pastries, petits fours … Continue reading →
More than your typical pub, Rose Cottage offers a glimpse into pioneer life in the Canberra region. Historically a part of the Tuggeranong Station, the beautiful buildings are originals from the 1800’s as are the kurrajong trees that still remain. … Continue reading →
Have you ever been half way through a recipe and realised that you are missing a crucial ingredient. Here’s a great list of common ingredient substitutes. Allspice – 1 tsp 1/2 tsp cinnamon plus 1/2 tsp ground cloves. Baking Powder … Continue reading →
This is an old fashioned favourite of mine from Donna Hay. So simple, yet bound to impress any high tea guest. What you need: 2/3 cup self-raising flour 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/4 cup sugar 140g butter, … Continue reading →
Beautifully lush and green at the moment, this hidden corner of lake Ginninderra offers a large choice of grassy picnic areas, undercover bench tables and gorgeous views of the lake. Easily transformed into the perfect high tea venue with the … Continue reading →
Simple, do it yourself table settings, beautiful! Mix of colourful flowers, vintage doilies, lovely lace, bright ribbons and rustic twine. The pics above are simply for inspiration sourced from pinterest.
My challenge this week was to find a recipe that was gluten and dairy free, that was not only healthy but also super tasty. My husband was pretty impressed with what I came up with. The end result tastes pretty … Continue reading →