Most years Christmas seems to creep up on us... this year it has rushed in like a tsunami! Or is that just my imagination?
In the Dandenong Ranges, gardens are not just gardens. They are markers of history, they are backdrops for wining and dining and music.
Springtime in the Dandenong Ranges is a beautiful - and delicious - time of year.
I imagine how Melburnians in the 1930s felt when they escape the bustle of the city.
Make sure you have plenty of time to explore and wander this not so sleepy mountain town. If you are a tea lover, child at heart or pastry lover then
Follow in the footsteps of early excursionists who left the city in their thousands seeking respite in the Dandenong Ranges.
Called Schwarzwderkirschtorte in German, the cake got its name from the traditional costume worn by women in the Black Forest.
A crazy name I know but these are some of the easiest delights you can make. So satisfying and so simple, the whole family will love these.