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Well things have progressed slowly with the wedding plans, although I’ve still got a lot of the essential things that need doing. You know, just things like caterers, buses and accommodation… but THE dress has been bought! It’s amazing and I love it. Yes! Unfortunately you’re all going to have to wait until March to see it. Don’t worry, I’m sure it’s going to come around really soon. Gulp. So much to do! Righto, as you may (or may not be aware) today is the MELBOURNE CUP! It’s the race

This recipe is perfect for those warm summer afternoons. It’s great for those nights when you have a few people around. Throw in some fresh fruit, white wine, ginger ale and schnapps and you’re good to go!

Recently I decided to make a batch of wonderfully spicy, winter-warming mulled wine. My friend has been talking about mulled wine for the past few weeks which inspired me to make some for myself! And with the end of winter just around the corner (THANK GOODNESS!) I thought I’d better get a wriggle on. I think this tastes delicious, of course it goes without saying, if it doesn’t have enough ‘zing’ for your liking, add a few more spices to taste.

It’s been cold and rainy in Melbourne lately and I’ve been busy with work but have had a hankering for some sort of warming stew. After searching recipes for Beef Bourguignon I noticed the beef is actually marinated in the wine over night but I clearly couldn’t wait that long. So behold, my version of a quick Beef Bourguignon, with what ever was in the kitchen cupboard! I decided to serve it with polenta instead of rice/pasta/potatoes as a nice alternative. I’ve always loved polenta (which Seb has now nicknamed