Dessert

Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

A jar of peanut butter is a wondrous thing. It has the power to reduce grown men and women into little children, greedily poking their fingers in the jar to scoop out and lick a creamy dollop of buttery, crunchy goodness. Everyone has their favourite peanut butter...

Sticky Dark Chocolate Cake
Sticky Dark Chocolate Cake

  With the extremely early arrival of my Christmas present - the iPad 2, I now have even fewer hours in my day than I did before. After being enslaved to it for a good few hours on the first day and earning a splitting headache as a result, I decided to be more...

Brown Bread And Rum Ice Cream
Brown Bread And Rum Ice Cream

  Brown Bread And Rum No Churn Ice Cream. Tell me you want it! Scream it to me! Because it is THAT good! It will make you feel like naughty and nice, you know? those two little things that pop on either side of your head, one an angel in white and the other a...

Tiramisu And My 200th Post
Tiramisu And My 200th Post

Sometimes when I am flipping through a cooking magazine or shopping at the deli, I become delusional. I have ideas of grandeur. The all empowering feeling of absolute surety that “Yes! I can bake that 8 layer specialty cake and cater for 20 people in half a day,...

Donna Hay Inspired Upside Down Apple Chocolate Pudding

As always I was very eager to get my hands on the new Autumn Issue of my favourite Donna Hay magazine. And guess what the central photo spread was about? Apple Picking!!! Yep, the number one thing on my "to do before 35" list. Naturally I was enthralled by...

Gajar Ka Halwa – Indian Carrot Pudding

Gajar Ka Halwa brings to mind little ornate steel bowls full of delicious, moist, beautifully textured carrot pudding garnished with slivered nuts and silver foil [varakh]. Hot ... Of course, fresh off the stove!! The typical Halwa like the one Mum makes, takes...

Impossible Lemon And Coconut Pies
Impossible Lemon And Coconut Pies

I have always wondered why these are called "Impossible". But that is just the kind of easy style that Donna Hay has going on in her cookbooks. After making them countless times, I think I might know what "impossible" stands for. It must most...

Valentine’s Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake With Strawberries
Valentine’s Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake With Strawberries

Chocolates and strawberries must most definitely have been the food of the Gods. The more adventurous amongst the heavenly elites might have indulged in a bit of cream cheese as well. Definitely indulged in cream cheese! If you have been following the blog for the...

Express Espresso Tia Maria Tiramisu

  With a title so lyrical, how can you not be tempted? Last night in a moment of insanity that only extreme lovers of food and all things sweet exhibit, I decided to make tiramisu at 10.30pm. I had had a long day, had just finished working and posting on my other...

Rose Petal Ice Cream

  [Note : I have decided to submit this entry to my first ever Weekend Herb Blogging hosted this week by Kel at Green Olive Tree. Thank you White On Rice Couple for directing me there and suggesting I enter!! Here goes ... ]   Roses grow in abundance in...