Bourke Street Bakery's Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Muffins

Oh M Gee! I am so excited! I can feel it- the morning sickness phase is starting to dissipate, oh but I have a nagging suspicion the ferocious appetite and cravings are settling in. The past four weeks have been an absolute *toot* *toot* nightmare!  My body has never been assailed with so […]

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I'm back! with Spanish Churros

No I didn’t disappear to some exotic island but sometime after my last entry in May, I found myself hurled into a whirlwind of The Busy; family flew over for an impromptu visit, completing the final hurdle of Cert III Patisserie, birthday and wedding cake orders, and a new small business venture handmaking toys and how that […]

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Project Angry Bird Chocolate Easter Egg

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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Popping Candy Chocolate & Raspberry Mousse Cake

Holy Moly! POP! SIZZLE! CRACK! KABOOM! No, I’m not talking about New Year’s Eve fireworks but there is definitely some special pyrotechnics happening in my very own mouth! Inspired by a Heston Blumenthal (my hero!) creation, the Popping-Candy Chocolate Cake and a blog entry by the talented and witty Ms. Karen of […]

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Kinglake Raspberries & Chocolate Roulade

We spent Boxing Day indoors this year; no shopping madness, no post-christmas meals, no entertaining. I thought I got my wish for a really and quiet lazy day but by nightfall J and I were absolutely bored and restless so we decided to hit the great outdoors the next day and indulge […]

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The Awesome Fluke: Crisp Chocolate Meringues

These surprising yummies were actually made on the same day of the DB challenge; I was staring into my bowl of left over Italian Meringue after completing the baked alaska challenge, seriously contemplating whether I should throw it out or turn it into something else. I kept telling myself that it’s just eggwhites and sugar […]

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Orange Chiffon Cake

Yes, it’s cloudy with a chance of fluffy chiffon cake again but this time, it’s an orange version decorated à la Poh’s style from Poh’s Kitchen. Poh is the runner up  on the first Masterchef Australia series. Hmm..I didn’t really do justice to her recipe; merely borrowed the idea of chantilly cream filling, chocolate ganache […]

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