Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sydney, NSW. In the Mood for a High Tea?

Just happened upon HIGH TEA by chance & I had to buy it as it had so many yummy recipes. Other cookbooks I ‘ve had from the Australian Women’s Weekly have become institutions in our kitchen. Dymocks online has the … Continue reading

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Are Waffles simply Road-kill Scones?

Funny, how many variations there are on what can be done with some flour, butter, milk & eggs. It’s surprising how many scone recipes have eggs and how many different ways they’re made. Quite often, I find myself ordering waffles … Continue reading

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Mt Tomah, NSW. Magnificient Views. Scones ***3 stars

What:The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mt Tomah Where: Bells Line of Road via Bilpin, NSW 2748   Ph: 02 4567 2154 When: 10-4pm Mar-Oct, 10-5 pm Oct-Mar. Web: http://www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au Entry: FREE to Gardens. Value: Pricey            Cost: … Continue reading

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Medlow Bath, NSW. Hydro Majestic Hotel Closed Until late 2012.

  Nestled between Katoomba & Blackheath is the Hydro Majestic Hotel, at Medlow Bath which straddles the escarpment above the Megalong Valley. A refurbishment is long over due as it was rather dark and uninviting. Let’s hope there’s great scones, a … Continue reading

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Mt Victoria, NSW. Sadly,The Bay Tree Tea Shop is CLOSED.

Shock & Horror. After enjoying their marvellous scones & pies for many years, the Bay Tree is closed until further notice, according to the notice on the door. It appears to have been For Sale recently and this is how … Continue reading

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Leura Falls, NSW. BYO Thermos & Scones****4 stars.Wonderful..

Taking Time to Walk & Wonder Suitably fortified, it was time to visit the Leura Cascades & continue on this section of the Prince Henry Cliff Walk. It’s good to have a map. The Blue Mountains Tourist Newspaper is available in … Continue reading

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Leura, NSW. Cafe Madeline ****4 stars. Sweet scones..

What: Cafe Madeline   Rating Today: ****4 stars Sweet scones.Great jam . Where: 187a Leura Mall, Leura NSW 2780      Phone:  02 4784 3833 When:  7 days a week 9am-5pm Web:   http://www.josophans.com.au Value: Pricey    Cost: Scones,butter & … Continue reading

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