Category: Recipe

Simple and Easy Panna Cotta Recipe

Okay, I did actually make the tart today, but I can’t for the life of me seem to take any decent pictures of it, so you’re going to have to wait till tomorrow when I’ve got some lovely natural light to help photograph it! And to make up …

Strawberry Daifuku Mochi Recipe

HAH! I am the funniest ever. *hears the bells of corny-ness pealing in the distance* Okay, I’ll shaddup now. Well, with the bad lyrics anyway. The blood orange curd is still sitting in my fridge, and the butter has been put back in the fridge. I’ll do it …

Healthier Chilli Chicken Recipe

Hopefully those of you in the rest of the world are unfamiliar with the title of this post – it hearkens back to a particularly successful and scarily well-known ‘Chicken Tonight’ simmer sauces put out by Continental/Unilever. Very unlike anything from a store-bought bottle of sauce from the …

Red Wine Beef and Avocado Salad Recipe

This was the cry from the wonderful Lisa and Ivonne, and so how could I not hearken to their call? They had planned a wonderful outdoor feast and forgotten the food! With the call for help put out to the blogging world, I began to eagerly flip through …

Salty and Sweet Beef Recipe

“What’s that smell?” I looked up to see my sister walking through the door as I was just frying up some sliced and marinated beef to go with the baby bok choy that I’d steamed earlier. “Oh, hey! I got in a bit late so I’m just making …

French Macaron Recipe

I’ve never actually seen, or even tasted a macaroon, but after reading post after post about these beautiful delicacies by many food bloggers I held them in the highest regard as one of the most delightful yet difficult petit fours in the dessert world. Because of the the …

Useful Tips and Advice to Making Macarons

This afternoon was an interesting one. Anyone who passed by our house could have been forgiven for thinking that there was some kind of domestic disturbance, with all the crashing, swearing, cries of anguish and general air of despair. You see, I had 4 egg whites left over …

Easy and Simple Pumpkin Soup Recipe

What do you make when you’re tired, cold, and just want an easy meal because the thought of the effort required to chew very solid food just hurts your brain? Why, pumpkin soup, of course! Or, in my case, pumpkin and kumara (or sweet potato) soup 😀 Pumpkin …

Sable Cookie Recipe

After reading Jen’s post about making chocolate-filled sable biscuits recipe, I decided to give them a try myself as I’m also quite a fan of Shannon Bennett’s book “My Vue”. Similar to a shortbread cookies, these sable cookies have an almost ’sandy’ texture upon the first bite, but …