Book Review – David Herbert’s Best Home Cooking

When the lovely folks at Penguin gave me the opportunity to take a sneak peek at David Herbert’s latest cookbook I jumped at the chance. Best Home Cooking is exactly that: a collection of two hundred recipes from Herbert’s Weekend Australian contributions that are delicious, easy meals and sweets best cooked and enjoyed at home over the dinner table with family and friends.

Recipes from the book David Herbert’s Best Home Cooking by David Herbert, with photography by Brent Parker Jones, published by Lantern, RRP $39.99.
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Sunday Smoothie Series – Orange, Papaya and Passionfruit


I’ve been AWOL from the blog a bit because we’re still busy settling into our new house, and as a result making smoothies hasn’t been high on my list of priorities. It should though, because all this Winter blah weather has me feeling like I need some refreshing fruit and veggies in my diet (HOW… Continue reading ->

The Pop Culture Hour with Julia & Kimberley – Episode 10: Sidekicks, Emmy chat and more!


Double digits, woo hoo! Apologies for the delay, but real life just keeps getting in the way, you know? But here we are! This month Kimberley and I wanted to talk about sidekicks in TV and film and how they support the main characters, Emmy nominations (and who was ROYALLY SNUBBED), as well as a… Continue reading ->

Book Review – The Girl on the Train

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This book has been popping up everywhere on my various social media lately. Facebook, instagram, online reviews. I needed a new book to read and read the synopsis quickly and quickly purchased it for my iPad. The Girl on the Train is author Paula Hawkins’ first novel, and it’s a quick, gripping read.