hot cakes

I have always admired fluffy hot cakes, similar to the ones they serve at McDonald’s (eek). But these are even better. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of full cream milk 3 tablespoons of sugar 1 1/2 cups of self-raising flour /4 baking powder 1 large egg your desired amount of vanilla essence or vanilla bean paste 1….

Cheeky Bacon Doughnuts

A naughty breakfast treat!! Smokey Bacon Sugar – 250g of good quallity smokey streaky bacon, cut into thin strips – 1 cup of caster sugar – sprinkle of cinnamon Doughnut Batter – 350g self raising flour – 100g of bacon sugar – 1 whole large egg + 2 egg whites – 1 cup of milk…

Hillbilly Espresso Bar, Mount Tamborine

Yesterday was my besties birthday.. We decided to celebrate with a mini road trip to Mt Tamborine to do some fossicking for thunder eggs, check out some local produce, find some homemade fudge and do some rainforest walks. After a brisk walk to Curtis Falls, we were famished. Lucy had a hankering for bacon and…

turkey one egg omelettes

This recipe is previously mentioned in Krystals Stolen Breakfast post – but as of today, I updated it. I like change. Especially when it comes to breakfast. Breakfast is possibly my most loathed meal of the day. It’s so boring. Toast is what I would usually eat for brekky, as I am a serial cereal-hater….

Flute, Coorparoo

A few girlfriends and I have had brekky at Flute before. And its Unreal!! But today, we were thinking Lunch. My advice to you regarding seating at Flute, is call in advance because tables fill quickly. It’s quite popular. Here’s why: 1. Service – awesome 2. Food – fantastic 3. Atmosphere – clean, crisp and…

quickie: mushrooms + pecorino on muffins

I just made this myself and it was delish, therefore I had to share. Ingredients: – 4 medium sized swiss brown mushrooms, cut into quarters – 1 clove of garlic, smooshed and chopped finely – 1/2 a handful of lightly shaved organic pecorino cheese – 1 english muffin, toasted – knob of butter – salt and pepper…

the hangover breakfast

It is quite often that I wake up on a Sunday morning with a cracking headache. Self Inflicted Hangover. What can I say? I like my liquor, don’t judge me!! Anyway, moving forwards, I have found that this is the best way to start the day rocking a hangover. Don’t go straight to the drive-thru…

quick breakfast frittata

I made this for Krys and I after we had stayed up wayyyyyy past our bedtime the night before drinking wine and watching the first season of House. It was a winner ! ** Pre-heat oven to 200*C Ingredients – 3 eggs – 1 tablespoon of milk – 1 potato, peeled and cut into dice…