Chocolate

Are You Nuts Chocolate Powerballs
Are You Nuts Chocolate Powerballs

  We moved into our newly renovated home last week. From the garage. Just a hop, skimp and jump away. It was monumental. We were indoors. We had a TV (it is pretty darned important people and it can be sorely missed when you don't have it blaring to lull you to...

Double Chocolate And Macadamia Brownies
Double Chocolate And Macadamia Brownies

  I recently got a copy of Belinda Jeffery's Mix & Bake cookbook from my local library. It is full of delicious-looking goodies and at the turn of every page, you have to stop yourself from rushing to the kitchen to churn out something from your oven. The...

Lemon Ricotta Cake With Chocolate Glaze And Fresh Figs
Lemon Ricotta Cake With Chocolate Glaze And Fresh Figs

  My little brother and his gorgeous wife have birthdays a week apart. I baked this simple cake with lush chocolate frosting and fresh fruit to honor both their birthdays yesterday. The fresh violas on top of the cake were not only stunning to look at but totally...

Cakewich – White Chocolate Sandwich Cake With Jam And Cream
Cakewich – White Chocolate Sandwich Cake With Jam And Cream

My youngest hit the ripe old age of 3 earlier this year and with a maturity that only a 3 year old can have, he proclaimed "I am a Chef!". For the 2 months prior to his birthday, he had been getting down and dirty with all things food. Wanting to make...

The Valentine Smoothie And Healthy Smoothie 101
The Valentine Smoothie And Healthy Smoothie 101

  I have an addiction. I feed it at eight o'clock every morning. Long before I feed it, I am thinking about it. Wondering how it will make me feel. Today, I fed it as usual.    My addiction.    It made me feel voracious and larger than life....

Wholemeal and totally wicked Chocolate Cake
Wholemeal and totally wicked Chocolate Cake

  April in my family is a cake heavy month. With four birthdays in the span of 3 weeks, there is so much cake that at the end of it, I vow never to eat cake again. Not for long though, come May and I am already baking well into the winter months. Every few months, we...

Dark Chocolate And Candy Cane Cookies
Dark Chocolate And Candy Cane Cookies

Every year on Christmas eve we set out a plate with two freshly baked Christmas themed cookies and a small glass of cold milk to wash them down. Yes, for Santa! We used to place a tiny carrot next to the plate too but that would never get eaten. We assumed Rudolf and...

Homemade Mocha Puffs And Breakfast In Bed For ELLE Australia
Homemade Mocha Puffs And Breakfast In Bed For ELLE Australia

  I remember doing impromptu one pan fry-ups in our pjs and sipping mugs of steaming coffee nestled in between still warm sheets on days when the sun had forgotten to rise and the chill in the air was just right (Quite hard to re-imagine that in the awful hot...