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How To Make Hung Yogurt
How To Make Hung Yogurt

Hung yogurt is quite simply the thick creamy yogurt you are left with after you drain the yogurt in a muslin or cheesecloth hanging from your kitchen tap. The liquid that drains out is whey which is excellent for cooking or to thin your smoothies. Hung yogurt takes...

Sprinkle Shortbread Bites
Sprinkle Shortbread Bites

  In exactly 32 hours, we will be woken up by very excited little boys eager to open their presents. Hopefully we would've gone to bed at a decent hour the night before, so we would be bright-eyed and alert. We would have also partially prepped our cups of coffee...

Kourabeides – Greek Almond Crescent Cookies
Kourabeides – Greek Almond Crescent Cookies

Currently crushing on sweet biscuits with a puff of snow white icing sugar smattered on.  Fact. I could eat about 50 of these. Fiction. But I do love how tiny they are. The bite sized nature allows them to be popped in a for a quick sugar hit. I found this recipe for...

Cacao Nib And Mint Frozen Yogurt
Cacao Nib And Mint Frozen Yogurt

Once when I was seven and happily sucking on mint lollies perched atop a very small tree, my slightly older and much naughtier cousin who was sitting next to me swinging his legs said very matter of factly "You know, they make these lollies with toothpaste."...

Coconut Oat Milk
Coconut Oat Milk

Necessity is the mother of invention. I used to hear that phrase a lot as a child. It started dissipating as I grew up. I wonder why. Maybe it was because times changed and the convenience and affordability of modern life ensured that we didn't have to work very hard...

Coconut Lime Cake With Rum Frosting
Coconut Lime Cake With Rum Frosting

  I am not an icing person. That much you know about me. I deliberately seek out cakes that eliminate the need for icing or frosting of any kind. Cakes that are robust in their flavour and delicate in their aroma. Cakes that shine without a layer of sugar on top....

Ricotta Muffins With Strawberries
Ricotta Muffins With Strawberries

The first time I had a muffin, I was 23. We had just moved to Singapore and on one of my first walks to the local bakery, I discovered trays laden with fluffy cloud topped cupcakes some studded with chocolate chips and some with oozing blueberries. The proverbial...

Vanilla Rice Pudding With Spiced Wine Poached Plums
Vanilla Rice Pudding With Spiced Wine Poached Plums

  When you are curled up on the couch in your worn and much loved brown blanket, the tip of your toes still tingling with cold inside your woollen socks, your breath toasty on your palms as you try to warm them; there is but one thing that would melt your insides...

Cereal Milk Ice Cream
Cereal Milk Ice Cream

  Hark Spring! Your blossoms burst forth. Dotting gnarly aged twigs. Your leaves unfurl my abode. And awaken my cold reverie. Hark Spring! Your clear skies. Your kiss of warmth. You smell of hope, of honey, of smiles. The promise of a flutter, a song.  ...

Mango Coconut Rice Pudding
Mango Coconut Rice Pudding

Mango is my favourite fruit. Always has been. We may have enjoyed the very last few batches of the Aussie mangoes as summer almost comes to a close. They seem to be disappearing from the farmer's markets, already replaced with autumnal produce. Although short-lived,...

White Chocolate And Coconut Truffles
White Chocolate And Coconut Truffles

I was totally making up a cake for an impromptu barbecue we were invited to over the weekend and because I was going to decorate the cake with fresh figs and violas, I thought that white frosting would look perfect. But I only had white chocolate bits, not proper...

Coconut Lime And Liqueur Macaroons
Coconut Lime And Liqueur Macaroons

I’ve only ever had round coconut macaroons in my lifetime. Recently, while browsing  Leila Lindholm’s A Piece Of Cake, I came across a recipe for coconut pyramids. The picture showed golden brown tips of what looked like pyramid shaped cookies...