Totally Unicorn Beetroot Cake

I’ve made Red Velvet Cupcakes only on one occasion, about two years ago. I dutifully followed a Nigella Lawson recipe, where the lady said to put in all of one of those little tubs of red food colouring gel. I thought nothing much of it at the time – mixing it smoothly into the batter,…

Same Same But Different

Could there possibly be a better way to celebrate the start of this season’s MasterChef Australia than dinner with Poh? …Yeah, I drew a blank as well. It doesn’t get much better. The talented Poh Ling Yeow is on tour for her new book, Same Same But Different, and I was lucky enough to be invited to the media…

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Confession: I’ve never been a huge fan of cupcakes. Seriously. Give me a muffin any day, muffin top exploding out of its wax paper casing, with blueberries so plump that they have exploded in miniature climaxes. Or chewy, juicy pieces of apple spiced with the sweet tang of cinnamon. Or choc chips that appear to…