Sunshine on a Rainy Day: Making the Perfect Caipirinha

I learned to make green curry in Thailand and how to make macarons in Paris so naturally, when I wanted to learn how to make an authentic Brazilian caipirinha, I went to…Kingston-upon-Thames.

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In Vino Veritas: Tasting the Hunter Valley

When your BFF is a wine snob, but all you know is how to drink it in large quantities, a little wine tasting education is in order. While travelling through Sydney, a tasting tour to the Hunter Valley provided the ultimate liquid learning experience…

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Making Macarons in Paris

Making macarons in Paris is the perfect alternative weekend when you’ve got a tooth as sweet as mine. Just don’t tell my dentist…

I’m a girl, I like cakes, I’m a walking cliché – sue me. I was going through a phase where I was OBSESSED with macaroons (we’ve all been there, right?) and, instead of signing my monthly paycheck directly over to Monsieurs Ladurée et Hermé, I decided it was high time I learned to make them myself. I mean, how hard could it be, right? I googled “macaroon making courses’, figuring I’d find a Groupon or something, when my eye was caught by a class…in Paris. Click!

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