Salted Caramel Meringues

A couple of weeks ago I had been invited to attend the launch of Valli Little’s new book under the Delicious series: Love to Eat at The Grounds of Alexandria’s Potting Shed. It was a sumptuously beautiful rustic location, with hanging pots from the ceiling trailing vines down over our heads, and huge fresh pomegranates, bunches of…

Banoffee Pie

When I was stocking up on homewares at Kmart for my new place, one of the things I picked up was a big fruit bowl for the kitchen. I’m unfortunately one of those absent-minded people who’s rather “out of sight, out of mind”; if I don’t see you regularly enough I tend to forget about…

Salted Caramel Popcorn

While the folks were away, The Sister and I would usually discuss at the beginning of the week what our plans were for the next seven days and what nights we would be at home. We did this so we knew how much grocery shopping we needed to do, in order so that we could…

Vanilla Bean & Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Salted caramel. People go nuts about it these days, yet all it really is is caramel with salt flakes added to it. Devilishly simple yet that’s all it takes to make something a standout and for people to cock their heads to one side and go ‘mmmmmm’. I made these cupcakes for my last day…

Salted Caramel & Chocolate Tarts

With one major assignment handed in, I definitely needed some baking therapy this weekend. I decided to try making profiteroles again after having failed twice a few months ago (they failed to rise), and so had bought some thickened cream to pipe into them and a block of chocolate to dip them in. However, after…