After a 10 month hiatus from blogging, I am back and boy am I struggling for words. To summarise , I was expecting and whilst cooking didn’t exactly slow down during my pregnancy, I stuck to what’s familiar. Actually correction, I didn’t really want to experiment with new recipes as pregnancy [...]
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Chocolate Angry Bird (seemingly guarding his precious egg) wants to wish you all a Happy Easter and Anzac Day long weekend! Made with 100% natural vanilla dark and white couverture chocolate and powdered food colours for the Angry Bird chocolate plaques, this creation stands at approximately 22.5 cm tall and weighs 900 grams.
I seem to be suffering the worst [...]
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Easter’s just a few days away; a good excuse to whip up some hot cross buns and fill the house with the scent of warm spices and freshly baked bread! I have been feeling rather despondent lately and no sweets, desserts, entertainment or even ferocious crocheting could snap me out of this blue [...]
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Charmaine of Heartsoul Desserts and I attended a sweet exhibit almost two weeks ago at St. Kilda’s Esplanade Hotel. This 2011 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event was a culmination of talent, blood, sweat and tears of two B&P teams: Ian Burch and Darren Purchese of upcoming Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio in South Yarra [...]
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Our Christmas Tree surrounded by presents and there were just 6 of us! …Kris Kringle gone nuts!
Our Christmas celebration this year was a much simpler affair; no big bird (turkey), no ham and basically a not so meaty spread to suit my small party of six. Putting on my festive hat this [...]
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J & I hosted a halloween costume party two nights ago, pot-luck style which required each guest to bring a ghoulish-looking dish, giving them the license to be as creative as possible. (Photos below). The results were impressive; everyone dressed to KILL and the food was to DIE for. Pictured below is also the character [...]
Continue reading Jack O’ Lantern Chocolate Walnut Buttercake & the Fang-tastic Halloween Party