Strawberry Sour Cream Cake

Strawberry Sour Cream Cake

Strawberry sour cream cake is easy to make, perfect for entertaining and completely delicious using simple and inexpensive pantry staples. It’s loaded with strawberries, both in the centre and on top, plus it’s moist, and not too sweet. What’s not to like? Strawberries at our local supermarket are selling for just $1.30 a punnet so […]

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The Definitive Guide to Making Choux Pastry

The Definitive Guide to Making Choux Pastry

The definitive guide to making choux pastry comes from failing to get a perfect choux pastry even though we researched recipes thoroughly, or so we thought. Recipe fails are not what we, or you want. Apart from being disappointing, it’s just damned annoying entrusting a recipe to follow, only to fail. So after many frustrating […]

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Mille Feuille with Berries

Mille Feuille with Berries on a white plate with greenery in the background

Mille Feuille with berries looks super impressive and time consuming, but in fact is quick and easy. If you can thaw some pastry, make a custard, and slice some strawberries you’re on your way to putting this magnificent looking dessert together. The French term mille feuille (pronounced meel-foy) literally means a thousand leaves, referring to […]

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Polenta Apple and Ricotta Fritters

Polenta Apple and Ricotta Fritters

Polenta apple and ricotta fritters are too easy and delicious you’ll wonder why you haven’t whipped up a batch before. These little fritters are moist, light and absolutely moreish with a lovely texture from the polenta and ricotta. They are scrumptious served both warm or hot and also marry beautifully with Easy Salted Caramel Sauce […]

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Easy Chocolate Truffles

Easy Chocolate Truffles

  Easy chocolate truffles are exactly that – easy, and oh so indulgent. Small morsels of pure chocolate, cream and butter melted together, set in the refrigerator and then scooped and rolled in whatever you fancy. In this case we’ve used powdered strawberries, cocoa, coconut and pistachio nuts for variety. Melt in the mouth, velvety […]

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Apple Tarte Tatin with Star Anise and Black Pepper

Apple Tarte Tatin

Apple Tarte Tatin (tah-TAN) has to be one of the greatest desserts ever. How flour, butter, sugar and apples can turn into one of the finest desserts in the world is simple, but it does have two distinct watchpoints. Absolutely delicious caramel apples infused with star anise and vanilla baked till golden with a flaky, […]

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Simple Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses are light and sweet, with a thin melt-in-the mouth outer gossamer shell, with a soft, chewy marshmallow inside. Kissed with fresh whipped cream they are perfect for entertaining. When we got this recipe for meringue kisses from a friend, of a dear friend, we had already had the pleasure of enjoying (devouring) them […]

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