Caramel Party!

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I know it’s not cool to invite yourself to parties, but people, you gotta invite yourself along to the ho-down that is making caramel at home. Fact is, this is one party that no-one ever seems to get an invite…

Trifle: A life in layers

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Trifle is an emotive food for me, and it seems to be the same for a lot of the people I’ve spoken to. I personally feel that this emotional connection is a uniquely Australian phenomenon,…

The Baby Bundts

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  It was never my wish to curse you all as I am cursed, but please be aware that as I sit here typing this the theme song to the Brady Bunch is playing in my head, with the words ingeniously…

World Peace Cookies

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A few posts ago, I may have mentioned some cookies which made one act as though one were a certain Sesame Street monster. Here we have an altogether more grown up sort of cookie. Indeed, in my head I have…

Semolina Syrup Cake with Nuts & Honey

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There is something about recipe that has things like semolina, and pistachio nuts and honey in it. I feel inexorably drawn to ingredients like these, which have rich histories and are steeped in symbolism. At the best of times I…

Scones…or something

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  When is a scone not a scone? I don’t know. I get the feeling that if ever a scone was not a scone, it was these scones. Am I making sense? They were really delicious when I made them…

Bakewell Tart

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Let’s all learn a lesson, shall we? Here is why it is a terrible idea to bake a tart in the middle of the Australian summer… It’s too hot! Now, I know that that seems a defeatist attitude, but it…