Cookies & Cream Cheesecake

I don’t usually talk about myself too much in my blog posts. I do reveal snippets of myself and my obsession with food – that, of course, is required without saying – my opinions on fine dining and service, my changing sense of taste as I have aged, my progression in the kitchen from a…

Fig & Mascarpone Crepes

Happy New Year, lovelies! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful break – whether you enjoyed it with loved ones and friends or simply in your own company, I trust you would have had a couple of days after the chaos of Christmas to recharge your batteries and prepare yourself for the year ahead. Do…

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…

Glutton’s Tiramisu

One of the most common questions I get asked when people find out I’m a food blogger that particularly loves sweets is: “What is your favourite dessert?” It’s a difficult question to answer, but my primary concern is always balance. A dessert has to have that perfect balance between sweet and not-too-sweet, texture, acidity, presentation. It…

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…