Who are Poss and Ruby?

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I’m Danielle AKA Poss and my trusty 4 wheel steed is Ruby, together we love to explore and discover, make and do.  Based in Melbourne, Australia spare time is spent out and about both locally and abroad or in the… Continue Reading →

Ruby’s Rocky Road

Chocolate is a no brainer, it is loved by most and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion and the ingredients.  This tasty treat is sure to have people coming back for more, and more and more…… Continue Reading →

Taste of Myanmar

When I travel I love to participate in cooking classes, I believe it’s a great way to get to the heart of the culture, gain an understanding of local produce and learn to navigate a local menu – plus gain… Continue Reading →

On the road to Myanmar – Part 3 Bagan

The final destination in my Myanmar adventure was Bagan – the jewel in the country’s crown and a hot spot for visitors. The key attraction here is temples and shrines – over 2000 are dotted across the grassy plains edged… Continue Reading →

Warming Carrot Soup

Winter is a perfect time for soup – most of the ingredients are found in the pantry and fridge and the cooking process is usually pretty straight forward. I found this simple recipe a few years ago in an old… Continue Reading →

On the road to Myanmar – Part 2 Mandalay

Just a short flight from Yangon is the inland city of Mandalay. The airport is located about 1 hour drive from the city’s downtown – a slow, bumpy journey in the airport shuttle bus along wide roads lined by mango… Continue Reading →

On the road to Myanmar – Part 1 Yangon

Just a 10 hour flight from Melbourne is the emerging destination of Myanmar (Burma). In 2012 the country tightly wedged between Thailand, China, India, Laos and Bangladesh attracted over 1 million international visitors. It is certainly a country that is… Continue Reading →

Paper Gift Bag Tutorial

Hand made gifts are always well received especially when they are presented beautifully. Recently, I learnt to make these paper gift bags and have been making them in all different styles and using them to give cookies, jams and other… Continue Reading →

Mum’s Tomato Chutney

This simple chutney has been made by my mum for years and is a delicious addition to a BBQ or on a sandwich.  It is super quick and easy to make with basic ingredients you have on hand. INGREDIENTS 12… Continue Reading →

DIY Exploring in Japan

Japan is a destination that had long been on my bucket list but in terms of sights and attractions I didn’t know much other than Tokyo, Mt Fuji and the famous Cherry Blossoms. Planning the itinerary for this adventure was… Continue Reading →

Decadent Chocolate and Coconut Slice

I love super simple recipes and this one is up there with the easiest. You can have this decadent treat whipped up and cooling in the fridge in half an hour – trust me I have done it! Finish this… Continue Reading →

Simple Zesty Lemon Slice

Slices are an Australian favourite that pop up on dessert tables and cafe menus across the country and this particular recipe has been handed down to me from my mum… and just slightly tweaked by me! I have a collection… Continue Reading →

Top Eight Experiences in Japan

I visited Japan for the very first time in November and discovered there are many amazing experiences to be had from foodie finds to spiritual connections. Spending 16 days exploring the country from rural towns to bustling big cities, I… Continue Reading →

Packing tips to lighten the load

It’s that time of the year when many of us are packing our bags and heading off for a well deserved break and after my recent trip to Japan (more on that later) I thought it was timely to share… Continue Reading →

Melt and Mix Coffee Cake

As a Melbournian who loves the food scene I have a confession – I don’t drink coffee! Really? I hear you ask, how can you live in a city that prides itself on it’s bean scene and not touch a… Continue Reading →

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