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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Pavlova with Raspberries, Cream & Chocolate

Pavlova with fresh cream, drizzling of dark chocolate and topping of luscious raspberries

I will take a diplomatic stance and not dwelve into which country,  Australia or New Zealand has rightful ownership to the invention of the Pavlova, a relative of the Meringue; its distinguishing feature being the addition of cornstarch and vinegar. Despite the country of […]

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Staying awake with Seafood Paella & Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Finally, I can sit down and bring some life back into this neglected spot! I was in Sydney during the Easter long weekend and then battling an onslaught of assignments, tests and practical assessments; all of which were due in the same week. I definitely have a backlog of cook-ups and my Sydney pig-out […]

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