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lemon ginger and honey sore throat tea recipe

My Honey, Lemon & Ginger Sore Throat Tea Saves the Day

I was laid up for a couple of days this week with a terrible sore throat, chills and a whopping headache. Looks like Winter has announced itself with vigour and I’m hoping it’s not a sign of things to come. From my experience as a pharmacist, I know that most winter lurgies are caused by viruses which don’t respond to…

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Impala + Peacock – A High Tea Experience in Brunswick

Fellow tea lovers rejoice! No longer do we have to suffer being treated as second class citizens in Melbourne’s coffee obsessed cafe culture thanks to Impala + Peacock in Sydney rd Brunswick.  It’s been a while since I’ve spent any time in Brunswick, my old stomping ground in Melbourne’s inner north, so I was delighted to head across town to…

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Orange and Date Syrup cake recipe

Orange & Date Syrup Cake

Whilst cleaning up some paperwork the other day I stumbled on an old notebook with a few recipes pasted in it that I’d torn out of some magazines many years ago. Most of them I never got around to making, but this recipe for Orange & Date Syrup Cake was a winner. It had a few notes I’d added over…

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Cafe review Frank & Ginger Caulfield North

Frank & Ginger, Caulfield North

It’s always exciting when I discover a new cafe has opened up in my hood, Caulfield has a bit of an unadventurous personality as far as suburbs go, so you’d think that the arrival of Frank & Ginger almost a year ago would have registered on my cafe radar. But I’ve been driving past Frank & Ginger for a whole…

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