dark chocolate, roasted pistachio + cardamom biscotti

Italy was one of the first European countries that I ever set foot in, at nineteen years old. I wrote so many stories in those streets – memories layered upon memories – and collected so many moments (a few of which are immortalised in the archives of my blog). Those moments are still with me […]

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an apothecary for the season

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It’s arrived, in this hemisphere at least. Winter. There’s something poetic about winter. Life is trembling on the branches. The mornings are colder, the days shorter. As a seasonal melancholy sets in, the weeks have been equally marked by days spent meditating on the rain drops that persistently run down our glass window panes, and […]

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the grounding simplicity of sourdough

We have always baked bread in our home but it used to have to ebb and flow with the busyness of our schedules. Until this year – when home and work and rest and play all blurred together in a surreal landscape of golden fog and ominous shadow, stretching indefinitely into the horizon. In this […]

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the seasonal, the worn + the slowing

Life has been a whirlwind lately and my heart and mind have been running wild amidst all that there has been to see, do and learn. Seasons like these create both brilliant and dangerous paths to wander down at times and so I’m slowing my steps and measuring my breath to bask in the beauty […]

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wild winter blooms : roses, gum foliage + cotton

A few weeks ago, I enjoyed a dreamy Saturday morning, at once bathed in golden, winter sunshine and tempered by a biting, frosty breeze. Like any good Sydney-sider, I spent the late hours of the morning catching up with a dear friend over brunch alfresco and as we meandered back towards our respective paths home, […]

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