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So Joel and I visited Sherbet a little while ago, and oh my did my eyes light up as soon as we walked in! Sherbet is a retro bake shop in Maylands run by best pals Sheree + Beth. They were fans of the cupcake scene in New York and have been baking at top speed since moving back. The counter is lined with cakes, biscuits and slices of all varieties. A small refrigerated cabinet showcases sandwiches neatly wrapped in wax paper and string; huge, fluffy marshmallow slices; tarts brimming with feta and caramelised onions; and a curious-looking treat entitled “salted caramel slice”. Joel got the Zucchini, bacon, caramelised onion & cheddar tart, and I picked the Free range chicken on sourdough with roasted peppers, rocket, danish feta and avocado mayo. The sandwich was delicious, but the most exciting part was that it was served American-style, with a generous side of pickles and crisps! We couldn’t help but…

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After a lazy morning on our last day in Sydney our new friend Alex met us at a lovely cafe by the name of Armchair Collective in Mona Vale on Sydney’s northern beaches. We really were only suposed to be there for coffee, but I couldn’t resist the look of the little lemon meringue pies on the counter display full of delicious treats. Armchair Collective is the owned by the same cleaver people that started up The Boathouse, which explains in some ways why it’s so good. What makes this place even more appealing is the range of home wares they stock. Even if you’re not into coffee, it’s definitely worth a visit if you’re ever in the area. The Armchair Collective9a Darley St East, Mona Vale (02) 9999 2871 Opening Hours:Mon-Fri 10am – 6pmSat-Sun 10.30am – 4.30pm

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