Peaches and Cream Vertical Roll Cake

August 30, 2015
Peaches and Cream Vertical Roll Cake

Peaches and Cream Vertical Roll CakePeaches and Cream Vertical Roll Cake

The first signs of spring are finally arriving – slowly, but surely. I was browsing the shelves of my local green grocer the other weekend and noticed that the first of peaches were on sale. The little plump peaches looked irresistible and after surviving this winter on citrus fruits, I couldn’t help but add a few into my basket. I needed just a little sunshine and sweetness brought into my life.

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Dark Chocolate and Walnut Zucchini Bread

August 23, 2015
Dark Chocolate and Walnut Zucchini Bread

Dark Chocolate and Walnut Zucchini BreadDark Chocolate and Walnut Zucchini Bread

Happy Monday, dear readers. I was awoken this morning to the pitter-patter of a light drizzle and the feel of a slight gust-y breeze, reminding me that yes, the seasons may be in the process of changing – but winter is still in force.

I haven’t been very good at sleeping in of late. Most mornings, I’ve risen early to greet the first of the sun and begin my habitual routine – tip-toing around, cleaning last nights remaining mess, brewing up a big pot of coffee and doing a little breakfast scheming.

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Strawberry Balsamic Slab Pie

August 16, 2015
Strawberry Balsamic Slab Pie

Strawberry Balsamic Slab PieStrawberry Balsamic Slab Pie

It’s no secret I’m quite the strawberry lover. Oh, and a pie lover too. There are quite a few recipes featuring both on the back archives, but none yet that have combined the two. That is until now.

The strawberries in Australia are amazingly beautiful at the moment…ripe, sweetly fragrant and very juicy. And a tonne of them fell into my lap recently. So naturally, I needed to use them up as fresh, seasonal strawberries tend to ripen all too quickly.

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Tiramisu Brownie Cookie Sundaes

August 9, 2015
Tiramisu Brownie Cookie Sundaes

Tiramisu Brownie Cookie SundaesTiramisu Brownie Cookie Sundaes

The winter has been quite freezing and long lasting here in Australia, but that has not stopped my love for all things chilled, frozen…and ice-creamy. I finally got around to purchasing an ice-cream machine the other week and couldn’t resist sharing this little frozen treat that I whipped up.

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Sea Salt Caramel Truffle Brioche Doughnuts

August 2, 2015
Sea Salt Caramel Truffle Brioche Doughnuts

Sea Salt Caramel Truffle Brioche DoughnutsSea Salt Caramel Truffle Brioche Doughnuts

If you’re a close reader of my blog, you’ll know that I sometimes get fixated on certain things. And my latest obsession returns back to brioche. We seem to have a bit of a love/hate relationship – brioche and I, but lately I’ve been making, baking and thus “testing” it quite a bit.

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