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Raspberry Friands
Raspberry Friands

Friands are based on financiers, the famous French pastry made with almond meal, powdered sugar and egg whites. With a delicate frangipane-like texture and a crisp sweet flavour, friands are punctuated by the addition of fruits, chocolates and nuts as a topping. When...

Macaroon Bread And Eight Years Of Blogging
Macaroon Bread And Eight Years Of Blogging

  A delightful afternoon tea loaf baked with lots of coconut, raspberries and basil. This Macaroon Bread is quite unique and inspired by the famous chewy, coconutty macaroon cookies. When toasted, it goes extra crispy and crunchy due to all the coconut and is...

Raspberry Matcha Lime And Cream Popsicles
Raspberry Matcha Lime And Cream Popsicles

How fun are these tri-coloured, vibrant fruit and cream popsicles? Raspberry, Matcha, Lime & Cream. Each layer is a revelation of flavour that come together in an explosion of mouthwatering delight. I love fun popsicles. Especially layered ones. The fancier the...

Nutty Cacao Smoothie
Nutty Cacao Smoothie

I have been a smoothie drinker for about four years now. On some days in the week, I will sneak in a smoothie mid-morning after my breakfast. And although green smoothies are nice and I will create a delicious glass once in a while, I am not fanatic about them. I feel...

Baileys Jelly And White Chocolate Mousse
Baileys Jelly And White Chocolate Mousse

I recently discovered a great little trick to creating an instant jelly with the use of cornflour as opposed to gelatine. This kind of jelly sets much faster and has a mousse like consistency, making it ideal for fast desserts. After experimenting making this jelly...

Coffee And Cream Pavlova + Pavlova 101
Coffee And Cream Pavlova + Pavlova 101

It is that time of the year when a lot of us who love to entertain go on the hunt for the perfect show-stopping dessert. Because come on, a glorious dessert is worth much more at a gathering than any dish you create, isn’t it? I obsess a lot about what to cook and...

Banana Raspberry Chocolate Bread
Banana Raspberry Chocolate Bread

A Cafe Style Chocolate Banana Bread This is a good banana bread. The kind you get at the cafes, thick slices toasted and slathered with butter. It is one of my favourite banana bread recipes to make when I have to choose between folding those blackened bananas in...

Bourke Street Bakery Dark Chocolate Raspberry Muffins
Bourke Street Bakery Dark Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

If you are really looking for a legitimate excuse to eat your favourite chocolate for breakfast, albeit in a softer gooier form and encased in a moist, buttery, raspberry studded cake; then you are in the right blog post with the most perfect recipe. The Bourke Street...

Pink Italian Cream Soda
Pink Italian Cream Soda

I was a child of the 80s – big hair and scrunchies, colourful plastic hoops, baggy jeans rolled up at the cuffs, Backstreet Boys (and later NSYNC), Archie comics and Italian cream sodas. In fact, the last two go pretty much hand in hand, something I realized after...

Matcha Coconut And Chia Pudding
Matcha Coconut And Chia Pudding

My love for matcha is legendary. At least here on the blog. An acquired taste, matcha is the fine ground powder of a specially grown green tea. Grown in the shade away from direct sunlight, the tender leaves of the green tea are grown for a mere three weeks before...

Yoghurt Granola And Honey Popsicles
Yoghurt Granola And Honey Popsicles

When I made these gorgeous yoghurt, granola and honey popsicles for my Summer Food Photography And Styling Workshop last year and posted the picture on my Instagram, little did I know that it would become my most popular post with thousands of views and hundreds of...