Danish Apple Cake + Blog Turns 1!

As the nights become longer and darker, and the air becomes crisper, I tend to find solace in spending more time in the kitchen; absorbing the sweet-scented heat from the toasty oven or inhaling savoury aromas from plumes of steaming pots. While I’m always sad when the stone fruits of summer gradually fade, there is always…

Mascarpone Fig Tarts

Aaaaand it’s weekly recipe post time! You will be getting more recipes soon as now with the folks back I now have enough mouths to feed and so can give my inner baking beast a bit of a longer leash 😉 Last week as I finished my visit to The Butcher’s Block and was walking…

Raspberry, Apple & Almond Breakfast Muffins

On weekdays I usually have a protein-rich cereal with skim milk and some fruit, but on the weekends it can slide significantly depending on what’s in the house. Sometimes I stay good and have some delicious golden toasted sourdough with a thick slather of lush avocado, or if there’s cake and muffins in the house,…

Berry, Honey & Mascarpone Tarts

Happy New Year’s Day, all! I can’t think of more beautiful weather to kick off 2013. Following the Chinese Lunar Calendar it’s the Year of the Snake – my year – so let’s bring it on! I’m starting this year’s first blog post with a lovely treat that would be a downright hit at any…

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…