Vino Paradiso – Sydney Giveaway

Vino Paradiso – Sydney Giveaway

Vino Paradiso - Sydney

We all love a good food and wine festival so at the bottom of this story we have a fantastic giveaway! 2 Lucky readers will win a double pass to the festival, and get to take home Two Italian Boys and some Mad Pizza... but more about that in a minute! Vino Paradiso is a three-day event taking Continue reading

Roberts Circa 1876 – Hunter Valley

Roberts Circa 1876 – Hunter Valley

Garam Marsala Foie Gras

When visiting the Hunter Valley, Roberts Circa 1876 is a restaurant you simply must visit. The restaurant is set in the heart of the Hunter Valley on the Peppers Convent Estate. We had the pleasure of staying at Peppers Convent so it was an easy stroll to this prestigious restaurant for our evening Continue reading

Magnum Manila (Ice Cream Cafe)

Magnum Manila (Ice Cream Cafe)

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Hello and kumusta (how are you) dear GG readers! Today, I want to take you to a simple but magical indulgence I had at Magnum Manila Ice Cream Cafe. About two or three years ago, the Magnum ice cream bar invaded Manila and was an instant success.  I read that Magnum is sold in Australia, too, Continue reading

Skinny Fresh Fruit Frappe

Skinny Fresh Fruit Frappe

Fresh Fruit Cocktail

I have a tendency to skimp on my calories when it comes to drinks.  My reasoning is I love food so much, I like to leave all my calories for eating. When I have drinks through the day I choose water, either sparkling or still or a Diet Coke or Lemonade. That was until I came up with this skinny Continue reading

Top 10 Things Hunter Valley

Top 10 Things Hunter Valley

Vintage Estate Golf Course

What are the Top 10 things to do in the Hunter Valley? Good morning readers, I hope you have been enjoying our Gourmet Getaways Hunter Valley series.  Mr GG, Alesah & myself have had a great time putting together these stories. If you have been reading our  updates I am sure you have Continue reading

The Verandah Restaurant – Hunter Valley

The Verandah Restaurant – Hunter Valley

The Verandah Restaurant

Tonight we are dining at the Verandah Restaurant. The Verandah is another of chef  Matt Dillow successfully Hunter Valley restaurants. Mr GG & I have previously dined at Twine, the newest of  Matt's restaurants and enjoyed an amazing lunch, so we were looking forward sampling the Tapas style Continue reading

Buko Pandan Bliss

Buko Pandan Bliss

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Hello and kumusta (how are you) to all lovely GG readers! Hope you had an amazing week with us. Julie and I brought to you our Hunter Valley series, a great giveaway and a luscious dessert. For today, I have prepared another sweet treat, which is close to all Filipinos' hearts. I call it...Buko Continue reading

Ridgeview Restaurant Hunter Valley

Ridgeview Restaurant Hunter Valley

Ridgeview Estate Wine Tasting

Ridgeview Estate in the Hunter Valley is somewhere you are going to want to stop and stay for a while.  This sprawling estate is so tranquil and conducive to rest and relaxation. Ridgeview has everything you could want from a Hunter Valley getaway right on their doorstep. Mr GG and I were Continue reading

Hunter Valley Wine Tour

Hunter Valley Wine Tour

Pepper Tree Estate

Hello my lovely readers, today we are going on a "virtual" Hunter Valley Wine Tour. There will be no hangovers or embarrassing moments on this tour, so strap yourself in and enjoy the ride.  Hopefully when we finish I may have tempted you to take the "virtual" tour, and make it an "actual" Hunter Continue reading

Menulog Takeaway Awards & Giveaway

Menulog Takeaway Awards & Giveaway

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Australians Choose Favourite Takeaway Restaurants When it comes to eating out, Australia has unbeatable range. But you don’t have to leave the home to experience fine restaurant dining: as people get busier and working hours get longer, more and more Aussies are turning to takeaway as a Continue reading

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