Category Archives: Baking

White Chocolate, Pistachio and Cranberry Slice

I hadn’t quite envisaged how busy life would be moving back to Australia as well as studying and Joel travelling each week for work but we are on our way to feeling settled.  There is still clutter to be sorted, … Continue reading

Posted in Afternoon Tea, Baking, Christmas, Slice | 13 Comments

Fennel, Chilli and Parmesan Grissini

This last month has been such a whirl of activity and decision making.  The project that Joel was on at work closed down which left us with a decision to make – he could find a new team here in … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Colorado | 13 Comments

Aussie Meat Pies

Summer holidays are almost here and that has kept us very busy with end of school year concerts, field trips and last minute assignments.  How can life get so busy here after only having moved to Boulder 3 months ago? … Continue reading

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Nashville Part 2 & Cranberry Bread

This post has been a long time coming.  Way back in November I posted Nashville Part 1 and for the last 5 months I have been meaning to share some more of our trip to the deep south, especially as … Continue reading

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Megan’s Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

I have many recipes for flourless chocolate cake and I love them all.  This one was given to me by my foodie friend Megan, whom I’ve known since high school, who happens to have the brilliant blog Children’s Books Daily.  … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Cakes, Colorado, Dessert, Easter | 4 Comments

No Knead Breadrolls

The new school year has kicked off here and it has been good to have the kids at school from the first day rather than coming in a couple of months into the school year.  We know what to expect … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Basics, Bread, Kids In The Kitchen, School Lunches | 6 Comments

Vanilla Cupcakes

A friend put me onto The Crabapple Bakery cupcakes awhile ago and they are indeed superb.  I have churned out so many cupcakes since having children and for the bulk of those years the cupcakes I have made have just … Continue reading

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Chocolate Spelt Cake

It has been a long time between drinks and I’ve had quite a few emails from kind souls asking if I’m still here and I am indeed.  We have had every weekend booked up over the last few months with … Continue reading

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One Pot Spiced Apple Cake

Cake recipes that only require one bowl and a bit of mixing by hand are gold.  They are usually so straight forward that a kid could make them.  This one is easy but it does require a little knife work … Continue reading

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Pistachio Meringues With Rosewater Cream

The weekends here lately have been so gorgeous.  Clear, sunny skies, trees are blossoming  and everyone seems to be out and about enjoying the warm change.  Our kids spent the majority of the weekend in the pool and by the … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Dessert, Entertaining, Feeding A Crowd | 4 Comments