Yulefest in the back paddock

It may not be Christmas but let’s not let that stop us from having a Yuletide celebration with all things ‘YULE’…..such as delicious spiced mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, gingerbread and some…

The Flavours of Pukara Estate

A trip to the Hunter is always worth while, and this weekend we discovered a fantastic provedore, Pukara Estate. Pukara Estate was founded by Bruce Eglington, who planted the first trees…

Australian Finger Limes

  Botanical Name: Microcitrus australasica DescriptionA delicate rainforest tree that naturally occurs as an understorey tree in SE Queensland and Northern NSW  Australia. Finger Lime trees are erect trees growing…

February Holiday Specials

The Christmas busy time is over, school has gone back and now it’s time to have that break you need. Just for the month of February 17 we are offering…

Christmas Turkey

TURKEY A 3-4kg whole turkey will feed 10-15 guests, depending on what else you are serving. A 1kg boned turkey breast will feed 6-8 guests. A boned turkey breast offers great…

Pink cupcake day-proceeds to the Cancer Council

This morning Margaret Price Real Estate ran a morning tea to raise funds for pink ribbon day and the Cancer Council. It was a great success raising over $400 with…

Father’s Day at the Boat house Balmoral

Cassie Cawston shares a special lunch on the coast. My dad loves Balmoral so we decided to meet up for Father’s day, along with my sister Kylie and my boyfriend…

Cafe 191-81 Forster

Cafe 191-81 a new cafe for Forster business district. Located in the Post office complex at the top end of Wharf Street Forster it is worth a visit. Newly renovated…

Bareboating in the Whitsundays

Bareboating in the Whitsundays The 74 Whitsunday Islands lie between the northeast coast of Queensland, Australia, and the Great Barrier Reef, a massive stretch of coral teeming with marine life….

Good Gut Pasta #2

The crowd funding for Good Gut Pasta starts May 30. Check out how you can contribute. www.goodgutgroup.com Good Gut Pasta # 2 Good Gut group co-founder Geoff Whitehouse shares his…

Mother’s Day Cupcakes

Mother’s Day RASPBERRY CUPCAKES 125g butter, at room temperature 1 x 85g pkt Cottee’s Raspberry Flavoured Jelly Crystals 2 tablespoons caster sugar 2 eggs 150g (1 cup) self-raising flour, sifted…

Comboyne Community Cafe

Comboyne is a charming village on mid north coast of  NSW It is a great place to visit on a weekend getaway, and we would recommend a visit to the…

Anzac Biscuits – from BJ Jackson- New York

Origins of ANZAC Biscuits and a Recipe Posted by Australian Women in New York  by Belinda Jackson During World War 1, the wives, mothers and girlfriends of the Australian soldiers were…

Beach House for sale – Make an Offer Now!!!

Beach House for sale in Forster This great Forster property is located overlooking One Mile Beach. With views of the ocean from the lounge room, main bedroom and good sized…

Marzena makes us Bliss Balls

QUICK, EASY AND HEALTHY – BLISS BALLS! We all want a little snack from time to time – so here is a very simple recipe for cacao, coconut and date…

Lunch at Brenno’s- One Mile Beach

One Mile Beach Forster There is nothing better than a lazy lunch with friends, especially if the food, wine and company are excellent. With amazing oysters from local producer John…