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How Amazing is this Quilt? After a hearty breakfast at The European we were off to the Australasian Quilt Convention nearby, in Carlton Gardens. Plenty of calories were burnt up as we walked around. As you can see I liked the … Continue reading
My local singing Barista was telling me about syphon coffee. I ‘d never heard of it. Is there any cafe’s where you can try it in Melbourne, Sydney , Canberra or anywhere else in Australia or New Zealand. If you know … Continue reading
Posted in Canberra, Coffee, Melbourne, Sydney
Tagged canberra, coffee, coffee craft, crema magazine, espresso melbourne.com, fyshwick, mecca, melbourne, ona roastery, proud mary, siphon, sydney, syphon, vacuum
A Twilight Tale of St Kilda. Finally, we caught our breath after running for the tram & were soon off again in St Kilda. Rumour has it that there’s a world class cake shop somewhere here in Acland St, St … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Maps, Melbourne, South Australia, Victoria
Tagged acland street, australasian quilt convention, Cacao chocolates & patisserie, esplanade hotel, hopetoun tea rooms, kangaroo island, kiosk, monarch cakes, penguins, pier, south australia, st kilda, T2
What: The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant Departs: Tramstop #125 Normanby Road, near the corner of Clarendon Street, South Melbourne. When: Lunch 1.00 -3.00pm, Early Dinner 5.45-7.15pm, Late Dinner 8.35-11.30pm. Web: http://www.tramrestaurant.com.au Value: Excellent Cost: Lunch $82.50 Early Dinner $77 Late Dinner … Continue reading
What: Hopetoun Tea Rooms Rating Today: *** 3 stars for scones. Where: Block Arcade 282 Collins St, Melbourne Ph: 03 9650 27777 When: Mon-Sat 8am-5pm. Sun 9am-5pm. Web: http://www.hopetountearooms.com.au Value: Good … Continue reading
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No Easter Eggs here! Rather cool this morning, so I was walking briskly by the Nepean River when I spied these dragonflies made by children during a workshop at the nearby Lewers Galleryyesterday. So delightful! Enjoy the Easter Sunshine!
What: Hotel Windsor Rating Today: **** 4 stars for high tea. Where: 111 Spring St, Melbourne Ph: 03 9633 6000 When: Mon-Fri: 2.30pm-4.30pm. Sat, Sun & Pub.Hols: 12.oo-2.00pm & … Continue reading
Posted in Exhibitions, Food, Melbourne, Tea, Theatre, Victoria
Tagged bourke st, brunetti, egyptian, hairspray, high tea, hot tix, Hotel Windsor, madame flavour, melbourne, metshop, musical, myer, princess theatre, tea, tutankhamun
Been considering the cosmic questions of Life, the Universe & Everything. Are hot cross buns oversized scones? Is a scone a yeast free hot cross bun? (Note: What’s the meaning of scone?)
It’s 7.00am at Central Station, Sydney. Nothing very inviting to eat around here so the cart coffee & a plastic muffin will have to do. At 7.42am the XPT train departs for Melbourne, that’s about 11 hours & 1000 kilometres … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Maps, New South Wales, Train Trips, Victoria
Tagged bakehouse, countrylink, Ghan, Hotel Windsor, map, nsw, train, victoria, XPT
Sconequest is about people, places & enjoying life’s little pleasures, especially scones. Scones are a reflection of human civilization & show our development from using the simplest of doughs, gathering fruit, domesticating animals & the making of tea or coffee. … Continue reading