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    Chocolate Macarons with dark chocolate ganache

    Macarons. The mere mention can instil fear in many a baker, myself included. I attempted to make macarons once before, and it was an unmitigated disaster. Every single one cracked. And while I vowed not to let the disappointment get me down, and to make them again, it was another year before I d[...]
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    Individual Apple & Rhubarb Pies

      As the days grow colder it's hard to resist the allure of comforting winter desserts, such as these Apple and Rhubarb Pies. Luckily winters here in Brisbane are relatively mild, but growing up in Tasmania I loathed the long cold winters. Especially the winters while I was at university. Aft[...]
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    Chai Shortbread Cookies

    As a regular reader of this blog you will know I have a sweet tooth. A sweet little something every now and again, quite simply, as far as I am concerned at least, adds to the enjoyment of life. But when it comes to choosing something sweet to eat, despite appearances to the contrary, I am selec[...]
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    Announcing the launch of the Delicious everyday cookbook

    I'm beyond excited, and more than a little nervous, to announce the launch of my e-cookbook, Delicious everyday! It's long been a dream of mine to write a cookbook. One I never actually thought I'd realise, but through the wonders of self publishing here I am, and here is my cookbook - Delicious [...]
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    Blueberry Meringue Tarts

    I've been going a little bit nuts at the green grocer lately, making the most of the summer bounty of fruit. So with 4 punnetts of blueberries in the refrigerator I knew I had to do something with them other than enjoy them in my lunch time bowl of yoghurt and make blueberry cake.
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    Blueberry Cake

    I love baking cakes. Cakes of all kinds - chocolate cake, lemon cake, apple cake, cakes of all kinds, cupcakes too. While the smell of bread baking is wonderfully comforting, the smell of a cake baking is even more-so for me. It's not just the act of baking the cake, nor the smell of it that is s[...]