dessert

New Year’s Eve Chocolate & Strawberry Tart

New Year’s Eve Chocolate & Strawberry Tart

Happy New Year! Sorry for the delay in posts, but this month was Krazy, yes with a K! Besides December being a busy month it was also the last trimester of my pregnancy, and with 3 other kids on school holidays our house was chaos…and is still chaotic. I managed to squeeze in some baking…if […]

Christmas Panettone Countdown!

Christmas Panettone Countdown!

Christmas Panettone Firstly many apologies for the delay in posts!! For those of you who don’t know me personally may not be aware that I am having a Christmas Baby 🙂 due 23 December!!! The last few months have been super hectic, I also have 3 other children under 10! So please forgive the infrequent […]

Springtime French Crepe – Jour Des Crepes

Springtime French Crepe – Jour Des Crepes

The French celebrate the coming of Spring with a festival called Fête de la Chandeleur. A day when a lot of crepe eating goes on, but also a bit of fortune telling. Legend has it you hold a coin in your writing hand and a crepe pan in the other, and you need to flip […]

Lychee, Coconut, and Lime Sorbet a la Trou Normand

Lychee, Coconut, and Lime Sorbet a la Trou Normand

Sorbet to me, is a simple, classy, dessert. So many levels of flavour – the ice, sugar syrup, fruit syrup! There is a reason why it is also served in between the entree and the next meal! It cleanses your palette, refreshes your mouth and cuts through all that grease you’ve just eaten!! However, alas […]

A Date with Sticky

A Date with Sticky

I tried my first Sticky Date Pudding in London a few years back and since have been pretty hooked. It has all my favorite ingredients in one sitting..dates, vanilla, brown sugar…you know what I’m talking about! I’m not too fond of dates on their own but for some reason when they are cooked in a […]