A first for us – The Liebster Award!!

I was so excited and pleased to hear that our blog had been recognised with a Liebster Award!!


The Liebster award is awarded by fellow bloggers; like-minded people who know how much effort and love is put into each post we write. Leibster is given to up and coming bloggers. The award moves through bloggers to other bloggers. The word “Liebster” is German and means sweetest, kindest, dearest, beloved, valued, endearing etc Awwww! That’s so nice!!

The “Confused Bawarchis” are the lovely people that have awarded our Blog the Liebster Award. They are husband and wife Nikhil & Aditi. They both cook and bake, with Aditi being the main contributor to the blog’s writing. Bawarchi is Hindi for a rustic chef/ cook and I love learning more about Indian cuisine through their blog – BLOG LINK – http://confusedbawarchis.wordpress.com/

Being presented with this award makes me feel like I’m on the right track. When I started blogging, in April this year, I didn’t realise what a lovely blogging community is out there – worldwide, Australia-wide and in sunny old Perth. Since then, especially since the EDB13 conference, I’ve come to realise that I’m part of this really special community. Thanks Aditi and Nikhil, it means a lot!

So here are our answers to Confused Bawarchis Questions’s:

1.What is your favourite post that you’ve written?

Oooo this is a HARD question!! I’ve got a few! Jamie’s Italian was my first post ever. I also love the post I wrote about Cookie Dough (in East Freo). I had such a massive amount of “likes” for a photo I took. It was of a beautiful rose-like Littlesweet cupcake. And it tasted as good as it looked!

2.Cake or chips?

Chips. Chips and more chips! Hot chips drenched in vinegar or potato chips/crisps. I do love a great cupcake, but I have to admit I am more savoury than sweet!

3.What is your favourite season of the year?

Spring. Lovely sunny days, but not too hot!

4.If you could be stuck in a lift with one person- celebrity, politician or anyone else, who would it be?

haha A certain Mr DiCaprio would have to be on the top of that list! Leonardo DiCaprio is my favourite actor.

5.Which kitchen equipment/ tool do you use the most?

This a good one! I don’t bake very much, so it would probably be my trusty kitchen knife.

6.How would you like it if you had no phone and the internet for a day?

I would NOT like it!! Not having instagram would be hard. But of course I’d probably get lots of posts written on my laptop!

7.Chocolate or chili?

I’m a bit of a wuss when it comes to tonnes of spice, so I’ll pick chocolate. I don’t really enjoy the “mouth on fire” sensation!

8.What’s your favourite TV show/ movie or both?

I don’t have much time for TV, but I am a bit of a Coronation Street tragic (that stems from my English parents!). I also love Entourage and True Blood. I have lots of favourite movies – Romeo & Juliet, Pulp Fiction, The Departed and The Inbetweeners.

9.Pink or Black?

Pink. I’m not massively into pink, but I love colour.

10.What’s been your favourite food vacation until now?

Sydney, earlier this year. I stayed in the foodies paradise, Surry Hills and ate ate ate! Then topped off the holiday with dinner at ARIA, overlooking the Opera House – stunning.



And the nominations are…

In keeping with the spirit of the Leibster Award – I would like to in turn nominate the following fabulous blogs… I love to read these and follow them myself – you should check them out too!

Eat Scout – You may know this fab food blog by the former names “Perth Scout” or “Brisbane Scout”. The jet setting Chi now has both cities covered! http://eatscout.wordpress.com/

Love Thy Muse – Because life isn’t just about food! The beautiful and chic Miss Heidy has some stunning fash-pics on her Perth style blog – http://lovethymuse.com/

Take me to foodie Heaven – A Perth food blog by the lovely Melanie that I met at EDB13 – http://takemetofoodieheaven.wordpress.com/

Traveling Corkscrew – A wine blog about a girl from NZ (Casey), living near the Swan Valley, WA. She seriously knows her stuff about vino – I love reading her posts! http://travellingcorkscrew.com/

Just a Girl From Aamchi Mumbai – at EDB she mused… is this a Perth food blog about an Indian girl or an Indian food blog about a girl living in Perth?! Either way I really enjoy the lovely Bhavna’s blog http://justagirlfromaamchimumbai.com/

Lonely City Perth – a fabulous Perth blog about design, fashion baking and everything in-between. There’s some great photography here too! http://lonelycityperth.wordpress.com/



So for those bloggers who are the recipients of the Liebster Award , here are your questions from the Chefs Wife:

  1. What is #1 on your bucket list?
  2. Where in Perth do you like to dine if it’s a special occasion?
  3. What is your favourite movie and TV show?
  4. Where do you see yourself five years from now?
  5. What inspired you to start blogging?
  6. What is your favourite post that you’ve written?
  7. What would your dream job be?
  8. Where in Perth do you like to go for breakfast?
  9. Who would be your 3 ideal dinner party guests?
  10. Share with us your favourite photo you have taken for your blog…


The rules… (may vary from blogger to blogger) So once you get this award:


  • Thank your Liebster Award presenter on your blog
  • Add the link of the award presenter’s blog who awarded you
  • Post the award on your blog
  • Answer the questions given to you by the award presenter
  • Present the Liebster Award to 5-10 bloggers that you enjoy
  • These blogs should have less than 200 followers
  • Create 10 questions for your awardees to answer
  • Notify the awardees by leaving a comment on their blog
  • Please link us back when you post! We would love to read your answers 🙂


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