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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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There are so many traditions that surround a wedding day, all which play their part in making the day distinctly yours.  The wedding cake is one such custom and originates in Roman times, where the cutting and sharing of cake became a symbol of the bride and groom’s affection, and promise to always provide for

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Hands up if you’d love to serve this three-tiered beauty on your wedding day? Well, today we’re giving you the keys to actually make this recipe at home yourself! This Beetroot and Rose Truffle Cake is one of the showstopper recipes in Hayley McKee’s new book “Sticky Fingers, Green Thumb” and despite its vibrant pink

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We’ve all been there.  After the wedding ceremony, enjoying a champagne or two while the bridal party are off doing their thing with the photographer.  It’s not the time to eat large amounts of food, especially when the main food event is oh-so close.  But you do feel like something.  Something small and tasty and

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I’m not quite sure how it happened but January seems to have slipped by without notice.  Which means one thing: Valentines Day is just around the corner.  If you are yet to come up with a creative way of telling your beloved how you feel, we have a solution. What could be more romantic than

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What is it about weddings that makes us want to call up our closest friends and break out the craft box or get in the kitchen to have some fun with our favourite recipes? DIY touches at weddings make the occasion extra memorable and it gives us an excuse to get together with our friends

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The festive season always calls for yummy treats! Whether you need inexpensive presents for your co-workers or to take a hostess gift along to one of your many Christmas get-togethers, finding a homemade gift that is simple to create is a godsend at this time of year. Here are five wickedly delicious chocolate treats that you’ll love

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Christmas baking, in my opinion, is the best kind of baking. I love turning on the Christmas carols, making a pot of tea and putting aside some time to enjoy the process. Gingerbread is a great option for two reasons: it is a simple recipe that is easy to multiply and the cookies keep well

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I, for one, always look forward to the delicious delights that are served at bridal showers and hen’s day parties. There’s nothing more inviting than walking into a do when there’s a grazing table set up with bites such as dips, sausage rolls, mini pizzas, and of course, something sweet like this healthy cake from

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If my husband went to the effort to whip up Lola Berry’s Salmon Poke Bowl for a date night at home, I know I’d be super impressed! Good food brings people together, not to mention, I just love all the colour in this dish and it is brimming with nutrients. Lola says, “Poke is all

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