Month: February 2013

Xander’s Swedish pancakes

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Food & Recipes / Smoothies & Breakfast

Food has this wonderful way of transporting you back in time. All my strongest childhood memories revolve around food, from Dad’s religious ‘Friday Night Pizzas,’ to my squeals of delight when Golden Syrup dumplings were served up as a special dessert. In my boyfriends Swedish family, a birthday morning is not complete without a moutwatering stack of the thinnest crêpes you can imagine. I’ve made several attempts to copy these light, golden circles of deliciousness on my own, but it seems my […]

Cooh Cafe

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  Jennifer Hawkins and I have something in common. It’s not so much a physical trait (a girl can dream) but more so a geographical one. You see Jen has recently set up house down the road from me, and frequents one of my favourite local hangouts – COOH Cafe & Specialty Roaster in North Curl Curl. A few weeks ago she gave the hip cafe a shout out on Instagram (and to her army […]

When FOMO strikes

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Get Outside / Health & Fitness

I recently registered for She Runs The Night, the 10km Nike fun run around Sydney’s Centennial Park. I missed the registration cut-off last year, and experienced a serious case of FOMO (fear of missing out) when happy sweaty post-run dancing photos of my friends popped off all over social media. Not this year! The run is in early May, so I’ve amped up my running training in preparation. I’ve never been a hard-core runner, years of netball, […]

Coconut chia porridge

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Food & Recipes / Smoothies & Breakfast

This weekend has not been Sydney’s best performance weather wise. Serious wind, rain and grey grey grey. It was the type of weekend that makes you reluctantly realise summer is winding down for another year. Sob! So, in the unhappy spirit of winter slowly approaching, I decided mid-run to ditch my standard green smoothie breakfast for something a little more cosy. This is a winter favourite you can’t really beat. Ingredients: Handful chia seeds Handful raw buckwheat seeds […]