Behind The Scenes: Creating Hogwarts for City of Perth Library

The new City of Perth Library is holding an event early this year, and I was very excited to put my hand up to help do the props. So take this opportunity to take a peek in my garage and workroom as I get creative. I apologise in advance for the mess and for the non-pretty photos you’ll see here ....more

“Grayling à la Redwall” | Redwall

Disclaimer: The cookware used was supplied by Bessemer. ‘Bring the white gooseberry wine! Fetch me some rosemary, thyme, beechnuts and honey, quickly ....more

Wizarding World Butterbeer | Harry Potter

There is no better way to start off a year, than with Butterbeer. The 1500’s alcoholic version of Butterbeer has always been a favourite on the site, but I also get asked about non-alcoholic versions. While I’m personally not a huge fan of the Wizarding World/Studio Tour version, I knew I needed to make this for all of you! ...more

How To Make A Cubby House Size Hansel & Gretel Gingerbread House

I made a giant cubby house sized Hansel and Gretel gingerbread house. This was definitely my craziest project I’ve attempted yet. If anyone has a need to make something this size, take note, do not underestimate the amount of time something like this takes ....more

Grinch Who pudding (with free printable packaging) | How The Grinch Stole Christmas

The Grinch is one of my favourite characters of all time. A few years ago I made the WhoHash (complete with printable packaging), last year I made the RoastBeast (hello Frankenstein bird). So this year? ...more

Alice in Wonderland Unbirthday Cake Tea Infused cupcakes

Everyone will know by now, that 2015 is 150 years of Alice in Wonderland. The actual date of publication is November 26, so to celebrate this, and the second Alice in Wonderland movie that’s coming out in 2016, we’re making unbirthday cake cupcakes. We’ve made a larger unbirthday cake in the past, however cupcake size makes it much more doable, especially for those who find fondant...more

Turkish Delight | The Chronicles of Narnia; The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

The thought of Turkish Delight always sounded wonderful to me, but when I was finally tempted to buy some from the store, it really didn’t do much for me. It was suggested (like most things) that homemade tasted better, so I decided it was worth a try! ...more

Pippi’s Pancakes | Pippi Longstockings

Does anyone else feel like it’s like – goodbye Halloween, hello Christmas, ...more

2016 Books to Movies Guide

Each year we look forward to the list of movies we can expect to see in cinemas that have been translated from a book. Here are the ones I’m looking forward to in 2016. I’ve arranged the list in order of release date ....more