Introducing the Limited Edition Dot Mug

Meet the playful twist on our best-selling Mug Round shape, the Dot Mug!

Handmade in our Marrickville studio, each mug is personally finished with a peppering of colourful underglaze dots by founder Shelley Simpson.

Only a small edition of 100 are available within Australia, exclusively via our online store, for pre -order now with delivery by May 1st. 

The perfect handmade mug for a morning coffee or afternoon brew, best accompanied by a freshly baked cookie.

Carter Were’s Easter Fruit Loaf

Carter Were is a cook and food writer based on Bundjalung Country, otherwise known as the Northern Rivers of New South Wales. Her Instagram @werebros shows inviting snippets into her idyllic, quiet life with her young family and the honest, mouth-watering food that accompanies it. For Easter, Carter has shared with us her Easter Fruit Loaf recipe, perfect baked and served in our Baker Small. Ingredients Starter*, 150g White flour, 375g Water, 300g + 15g Salt,…
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Hetty Mckinnon’s Easter Green’s Pie

Serves 4-6 This pie takes its cues from the classic Italian savory dish called torta pasqualina, which is traditionally eaten around Easter time. This recipe is untraditional in that filo pastry is used and top is left open (akin to a galette), but it is still bountiful with the greens and creamy ricotta that we expect in an easter pie. The key feature of torta pasqualina is the eggs baked inside – here, eggs are…
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Nadine Ingram of Flour & Stone’s Sweet Pastry

Serves 12 Makes 1 large tart case or 8 x 10 cm individual tart cases This is our signature pastry that we use for everything from our brown butter tarts to the Christmas mince pies. It is forgiving to roll and easy to make so have no fear. The lumps of butter are essential to its success. imparting pockets of steam that work their magic to produce the flaky layers. Ingredients 350g Unsalted Butter, chilled…
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Nadine Ingram of Flour & Stone’s — Italian Easter Tart

Serves 12 This is a classic tart eaten in Naples at Easter time. According to legend, a mermaid called Parthenope who lived amongst the rocks in the gulf of Napoli would come and sing to the inhabitants to celebrate the arrival of spring each year. To say thank you for her sweet songs they offered her gifts of ricotta, eggs, orange blossoms and spices. Touched by the many gifts, Parthenope returned to her kingdom deep…
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Visual Essay No. 4 | Patricia Niven

Patricia Niven is a London-based food photographer - her work conveys her philosophy of the interconnectedness of food, with the hope that it inspires others to have a greater awareness and appreciation of the relationship between the land, the producer and the preparer. This essay was shot in lockdown at Patricia's home in Clerkenwell, London in collaboration with stylist Agathe Gits. "My father was a long term photography enthusiast with a home darkroom first started…
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Shelley Simpson Ceramics Prize 2021 Finalists

Entries for the Shelley Simpson Ceramics Prize closed November last year, and Shelley was thrilled by the calibre, spirit and creativity of all the applicants –and so incredibly grateful for the response to her debut prize.   After much deliberation Mud Australia is thrilled to announce the SSCP finalists, representing a rich and diverse new generation of ceramicists in Australia. The recipient of the $10,000 prize will be announced in the first week of February,…
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Counting Our Lucky Stars — 2020 Highlights

2020 was an incredible year for our team and our business – equal parts terrifying and inspiring. Through it all our focus has been looking after our team, suppliers and customers while keeping true to our core principles of quality and fairness. We are very fortunate to be making beautiful things for people who appreciate and care about the products. So here’s our top 12 achievements for the year: In response to the 2020 Australian…
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Introducing Limited Edition Christmas Candle Trio

The heady scent of Frangipani trees in the Australian summertime. Gift the scent of Summer with our new Christmas Candle Sets. The Mud05 scented candles have landed in our Australian retail stores today. Each rim is hand painted in explosions of bright confetti colours. The scent is inspired by an Australian Christmas, and warm summer evenings walking under fragrant Frangipani trees. ​ ​Top notes: Bergamot, Coriander Mid notes: Frangipani, Ylang Ylang Base notes: Wood, Amber, Vanilla,…
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Introducing Lobmeyr Glassware to Mud Australia stores

Introducing Austrian family-owner Lobmeyr glassware to Mud Australia stores this Christmas. Established in 1823. Lobmeyr is a sixth-generation Austrian glassware company established in 1823.   Their multicoloured feather-light glasses can turn the simple act of drinking cold water into a delicacy.   Our in store Lobmeyr edit includes the iconic Alpha Crystal Tumblers with a stackable silhouette and the Alpha Pitcher in a shape that is elegant but practical and looks gorgeous on the table. As with all Lobmeyr,…
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