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  • Happy Holidays

     As the year draws to an end I always reflect on what I have done and what the new year brings.  Once again I feel so blessed that I have been healthy and had the…

  • Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

    It was a perfect day in Florence as Michelle and I headed out  into the Tuscan countryside, for truffle hunting,  and wine tasting .  Hilary, our vivacious guide and  sommelier extraordinaire, drove us in true…

  • Jackals

    Zululand – a few days in the bush

    We recently spent a few days on the beautiful Lake Jozini which borders Swaziland and Zululand to do some Tiger Fishing and then on to Mavela Game Lodge in the Rhino Reserve in Zululand…

  • OC Fair

    Fried at the Orange County Fair

    What happens when a food blogger and a nutritionist head off to see what food is on offer at the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa?  SHOCK, HORROR AND A WHOLE LOT OF…

  • A-weekend-in-the-bush

    A Weekend in the Bush

    Spending a few days in the beautiful South African bushveld this weekend was like an instant recharge to my batteries. I am so blessed to live a mere few hours drive from an abundance…

  • Shades of CInnamon

    So you want to be a Food Blogger

    We eat with our eyes, so for a food blogger ,  photography is such an  important aspect.  Your images should make your viewers want to lick their screens. Of course your recipes have to…

  • Galeries Lafayette Maison and Gourmet

      Galeries Lafayette in Paris opened its new store Lafayette Maison and Gourmet on 15th September 2014.  Lafayette Gourmet  celebrates food with the finesse that only the French know how. Its a feast for…

  • Halloween ideas

    Halloween Ideas – Sophisticated and Chic

    Its not long until Halloween, and although its great fun for the kids, it  doesn’t have to be only for the them.   Entertain your friends with a a sophisticated and stylish theme…

  • Apple Crumble

    Apple Picking and Lee’s Apple Crumble

    We had booked a quiet weekend away at Big Bear Lake, a few hours away from Brendon and Kelly’s home.  Paxton was a few months old and we thought a cottage on the lake…

  • 2 years of shades of cinnamon

    2 Years of Shades of Cinnamon

    A collection of my recipes and posts over the second year of Shades of Cinnamon. If you have missed any of these click on the hi-lighted Recipe Names below.  Or PIN one…