Mushroom Pâté

Night Owl was telling me about a girl she works with who once was slathering pâté on bread for lunch, but who refused to believe that pâté was made of liver, because “liver is gross” or something along those lines. Night Owl – who loves her offal – viewed her comment with a large dose of incredulity, whereas…

Mangomisu

Happy New Year, everyone! And so another year begins; I return to the office on Monday the 9th, and I have no doubt that writing “2017” will take a little while to get used to, as it always does at the start of every new year. I’ve recently returned from driving along the North Coast…

Cherry & Raspberry Trifle

Is there ever a better combination than cake, freshly whipped cream and fresh fruit? With the Christmas lead-up in full swing and a quiet morning at work, I decided to make my first ever trifle in the office. I even bought a new glass bowl from Victoria’s Basement, as I’ve been looking for a large…

Roman Strawberries & Cream, Balsamic, Orange Sugar

Okay, so I know in my last post I said I was going to be baking something this afternoon, but with the weather a little muggy today, the thought of turning an oven on already exhausts me. With a punnet of beautiful, fresh strawberries in the fridge that I had bought earlier this week, it…

Super Easy Pavlova Bites

So I made these little bite-sized delights a few months ago for a dinner party and they went down a storm. Issue was, while they were filled with a delectable (and ridiculously easy) caramel, I topped them with raspberries, and anyone who has photographed raspberries will know that it’s one of the few fruits that…