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We’re bringing you an edible little twist to a chocolate coffee cocktail ahead of Mother’s Day, in the form of this boozy pavlova! The soon-to-come event centre Centrepiece at Melbourne Park has collaborated with acclaimed local pastry chef Tim Clark of Cacao to create this easy yet impressive, grown-ups only dessert. The Chocolate Cafe Pavlova

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Image: Georgia VerrellsByron Bay – what a beautiful spot for a wedding! Ideal weather conditions, foodies heaven, breathtaking coastlines and an overall beachy feel – what more could you want?One of the most significant parts of your wedding day will be the opportunity to share some beautiful food with your family and friends. Whether you

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Image via Ksenia BelovaInspired by director Katie of Fourside Events recent tasting trip to LA, the California Girl’s bright pink colour makes it a total winner for an arrival cocktail (and the perfect antidote to the Aperol Spritz).It’s not too heavy on the booze, it’s fresh and a lot of fun – might even become

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The simple Anzac biscuit is an Australian classic! Chewy and crunchy, golden and sweet, they’re often overlooked as an everyday staple. No more! Let me introduce you to the chocolate dipped Anzac cookie, a divine treat that is exactly as good as you remember, now dipped in chocolate!We’re always on the hunt for simple ways

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Images by Eugene HylandSpring has sprung and there’s plenty to celebrate! And it’s not just the sunshine. Spring is the season of engagements, bridal showers, hen’s days, buck’s days and of course, fabulous weddings. The change in season that brings lightness, freshness and fun can and should also be celebrated in your event menu.Here are 2

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Being vegan doesn’t have mean you compromise when it comes to your dream wedding cake. You should do your research and find an awesome, passionate and creative cake decorator who can help you create your dream wedding cake without compromising on your moral or ethical stance.Wow your relatives with a cruelty free cake!The Vegan Masters

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Chocolate fudge brownies with whiskey, you ask? Most certainly, yes! It is hard to know how the humble chocolatey brownie could be improved, and I would argue it is quite excellent as is. However, if you’re planning on making something extra special for your groom or the bridal party, a dash of whiskey in the

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Bursaria Winter Recipe

Thinking of creating your own menu for your wedding guests? Bursaria; an award-winning boutique caterer at heritage-listed venues, Abbotsford Convent and The Refectory at Werribee Park, bring you a beautiful winter recipe. Consider it for your winter wedding menu or simply cook it up for your sweetheart at home and warm them up from the inside

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Summer catering can be difficult; what do you serve on a hot summer evening!? It’s tricky because you don’t want to serve anything too heavy, however you also don’t want to serve just another boring salad. Don’t despair though, our lovely friends at Fred & Ginger Catering have a wonderful, tasty and fresh appetiser to

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image supplied by Fred & Ginger CateringFred & Ginger Catering are all about “creating memorable experiences”. Changing the stagnant catering scene in Melbourne, they’ve got a new approach to menu design and event planning. Everything from weddings to major events, their team is dedicated to exceeding all expectations! With all of this in mind, they’ve

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Chocolate Shortbread Heart Favour Recipe via Jessica DerrickWith the weather getting warmer, the sun staying out for longer and a desire to get a bit of vitamin C on our skins, why not propose at your favourite park with a beautiful picnic?! Nothing says romantic like something home-made, so why not include making one of

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Image: Katherine MiltonWhen I think of Italian desserts, I think of ricotta! It can be a cannoli or a creamy ricotta cheesecake. This recipe is a take on the cannoli and its many different flavours. It’s such a simple recipe and super easy to whip up. Great to serve up at a dinner party or

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I love the statement a black bow tie makes. There is something classic, elegant and refined about one that is not easily matched with another item of clothing. These cute-as-a-button cupcakes are a celebration of the fashion icon. They are super simple to recreate and are a striking addition to any black tie themed event.

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Did you happen to miss out on an invite to this week’s royal wedding? And perhaps on top of that you are missing Polka Dot Wisdom’s dedicated cake month? Well, now we can commiserate together over a virtual cup of tea and cake, thanks to the Tommy Collins Group and their deliciously British ‘Royal Wedding Cupcakes’

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Meet Cherie Hausler! Plant eater, tea blender, farmhouse renovator, animal hugger, and cake baker! Never doing anything by halves, Cherie went above and beyond our request for sharing one of her exisiting cake recipes with us for cake month, instead she custom-made this vegan Lemon Meringue Cake with Polka Dots (of course!) and filmed a

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