Venues: Ivy Lake View Cafe

This is definitely one of Canberra’s hidden treasures. Located on the edge of the  Australian National University this cafe is set in the grand Old Canberra House, surrounded by shady trees and manicured lawns and as the name suggests also providing gorgeous views of Lake Burley Griffin. Primarily … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks: Which Tea

Some great advice I find really useful when deciding what tea to drink, sourced from the UK Telegraph. Unlike breakfast teas, such as English Breakfast and Assam, which are robust and full-bodied, afternoon teas should be lighter on the palate, … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks: Baking Tips for Flawless Cakes

Avoid Using Cold Eggs Sure, you know to bring the butter to room temperature, but it’s just as important for eggs—otherwise the mixture won’t emulsify properly. If you’re short on time, microwave cut-up butter on low in 5-second intervals, checking … Continue reading