Today’s inspiration came from a True Blue Aussie Culinary Delight…the Chocolate Ripple Cake. This dessert is a cinch to make. But don’t be fooled by the simplicity of the recipe..it is definitely one for Adults Only consumption. Enjoy!!! 1 tbsp instant coffee 1 1/2 tsp hot water 300ml cream 2 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1 pkt (300g) […]
Today's inspiration came from a True Blue Aussie Culinary Delight...the Chocolate Ripple Cake. This dessert is a cinch to make. But don't be fooled by the simplicity of the recipe..it is definitely one for Adults Only consumption. Enjoy!!! 1 tbsp instant coffee 1 1/2 tsp hot water 300ml cream 2 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1 pkt (300g) … Continue reading Rippled Anzac Biscuits Cake!
Here's a great little recipe for big kids and little kids, which I've borrowed from Stephanie Alexander's The Cooks Companion. Having the kids at home during the Christmas break is awesome for the first day, nice on the second day and then dum..dum..dahhhh...you hear those dreaded words, I'm bored. Here's a quick fix that will keep the kids … Continue reading Almond and Choc Chip Cookies
Signora Rosa lives around the corner from our childhood home. She and her husband Giovanni belonged to a generation who survived the hardships of WWII and the poverty which swept through rural Italy in the post war years. As children, Giovanni would always encourage us to persevere in our studies and pursue our love of … Continue reading Pizzelle (Italian Waffles)
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I've been side-stepping Miss Five's requests to make fortune cookies for a few weeks now...but...at long last, I managed to scrape together the time and motivation to make them with her. Much to my surprise, I really enjoyed the experience. It was great fun having to 'beat the clock' and fold the cookies before they … Continue reading A Bit of Fun…
It's Father's Day (breakfast-in-bed-day), and I decided to get the girls to help me with some baking whilst hubby had a sleep in. These cupcakes only require gentle mixing, so as I measured and added the ingredients, the girls took turns in stirring the batter. Too easy. These cupcakes include lots of healthy ingredients, and turn … Continue reading Fruit Salad Cupcakes
I whipped up my first batch of these bikkies nom, nom, nom on the weekend. Since then nom, nom, nom ... I have to admit nom, nom, nom ... I've rediscovered my inner Cookie Monster... nom, nom, nom. This is a very simple cookie recipe using the natural flavour of lemon combined with lots of crunch. We suggest you make these … Continue reading Lemon,Chia and Coconut Cookies
A simple butter biscuit with chocolate chips will go a long way. These delicious cookies are soft and friable and the perfect accompaniment with your afternoon tea or coffee. I made a small batch of these biscuits using the left over pastry from my Almond, Amarena and Apple tart. I just added some chocolate chips, but … Continue reading Vanilla Choc Chip Butter Biscuits
These bikkies are sooo moreish... but that's ok... they don't really fall into the 'sinful' foods category, or at least, that's what I like to tell myself. Before you head to the pantry to see whether you've got all the ingredients, make sure you have a sharp knife. I have a trusty ten year old serrated … Continue reading Almond Bread