The Hack, a recently renovated old building, has a nice vibe, with an open main area at the front, an area behind the central bar, a function room, and of course, outside tables.
Meet the Clarke Sisters
“Step into the high society world of the Clarke Sisters. These ladies would often be found spending lavish afternoons swapping stories over fine china teacups in one of the neo-gothic balconies overlooking Collins Street in the mid-1800’s”.
As I wandered through the fruit section in the supermarket during my weekly food shopping trip, I noticed that the limes were on special. Now usually I prefer to buy from the Farmers Markets, but our next one wasn’t coming up until the second week of June. I had wanted to make a moist buttery cake for awhile, and Lime Cake sounded like a good place to start.
In our family, we go through litres and litres of milk. I don’t mind though as we all love drinking it, and it tastes great! That is why I couldn’t resist accepting the invitation when I was asked a few weeks ago to attend the Karen Martini’s Legendairy Love Affair event hosted by Legendairy and The Dairy Kitchen. Miss 8 tagged along with me, and we both got to find out about those fantastic benefits of amazing milk and dabbled in some cooking as well.
Hubby and I headed out to the Maroondah Reservoir Park near Healesville a couple of weeks ago with our Australian Dairy Cheeses hamper. We decided to drive out there, have a picnic together and indulge in this delicious assortment of goodies which was kindly given to us by Dairy Australia. It included some Australian Dairy Cheeses, Australian wine and some extra delectable condiments.Read more
Can you believe that I have not made a Pavlova before? Over all the years that I have been baking, I have never attempted to make a Pav! I don’t know why I haven’t. Maybe I thought that it would be too difficult, or I would make it wrong, and it wouldn’t turn out. Well, I decided to have a go on the weekend and see what would happen if I made a Chocolate Mint Pavlova.