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Pomegranate Dragon Fruit And Lychee Sorbet
Pomegranate Dragon Fruit And Lychee Sorbet

I love pomegranates. I hate peeling or prepping them. One of my kitchen pet peeves along with refilling oil from the can into the oil bottle and cutting a pumpkin. I only get to eat pomegranate when Nick painstakingly gets all the seeds out, red juice running down his...

Buttermilk Baby Pancakes And Pancakes In Paradise

  We had some amazing pancakes on our recent holiday in Gold Coast, everything from crepes to savory pancakes to chocolate ones. The day after we got back home, we were missing having pancakes so much that I decided to make a fun batch for breakfast. I whipped...

Yogurt Cake With Sweet Wine Cherries
Yogurt Cake With Sweet Wine Cherries

Don't you just love the creamy texture of Greek yogurt? Especially if it is swirled with delicate citrus zest, like a white snowfield lit up with a thousand fireflies. Now imagine that flavour, the zesty tang in a dense and moist cake form. Top that gastronomic...

Carnival Cookies
Carnival Cookies

  I have always fancied the idea of old travelling circuses. Right from when I was a child and watched Dumbo to a young girl reading Mr. Galliano's Circus by Enid Blyton under the covers at night to being fascinated by the mystery of HBO's Carnivale. The...

Croissant And Cranberry Pudding
Croissant And Cranberry Pudding

The other night dinner was cooked and ready way before dinner time. Which is a very rare occurrence in our home as I struggle to work and also cook up something on the side to tame our growling bellies later in the evening. I had not baked my trusty bread pudding in a...

Mango Honey And Banana Bread

  Easter is a sugar trap, quite literally. With its scores of hot cross buns, easter cookies, spring cakes and easter eggs in all sizes and shapes stuffed with candies and what nots, Easter is enough to provide you your year's supply of sugar. But the pressure to...

Healthy Hummingbird Muffins
Healthy Hummingbird Muffins

  Most of us are no strangers to hummingbird cupcakes or a delectably, moist hummingbird cake. {For those who are, you must try one soon, because it will be the most flavorful cake you would've ever tasted}. The hummingbird muffin was invented to have these...

Tutti Frutti Cake

When I was younger and studying, I traveled a lot by train. Nick and I would usually grab a snack and our favorite daily with loads of crosswords to take care of our food and entertainment needs on the way to college. Our favorite was a mini-loaf that came in bright,...

A Buttercake Called Mango

  I have been baking for a few years now, but it wasn't until recently when I ate a gorgeous buttercake made by a neighbour that i realized the importance of using good quality, no skimping, golden wholesome butter. For health reasons and out of sheer laziness, I...

Natural Red Winter Cordial
Natural Red Winter Cordial

Autumn and winter are like my children. I am absolutely incapable of picking favourites. I just love them both. The seasons, I mean. Sydney is a good place to be in winter, especially. Because it never gets too cold. When the sun is out, which it usually is, it is...

Fruit Brioche With Brown Sugar Labne
Fruit Brioche With Brown Sugar Labne

  I love bread and I might have a stronger soft spot for the brioches and pannettones of the world. There is something about the rich buttery dough that results in tender golden crumbly bread that is quite priceless, especially with even less effort than regular...

Craisin And Coconut Biscuits
Craisin And Coconut Biscuits

  I baked a batch of these simple biscuits last week to replenish my dwindling cookie supply. They were meant to be chewy cookies but I was preoccupied and left out the egg in the recipe. It turned out to be a good thing. The omission of egg actually made these...