Basic Muffin Recipe

So, after Lisa posted about her Chocolate Espresso Cake with Caffe Latte Cream, I went into chocolate craving mode. Which, for me, is quite serious, as I’m actually not a chocaholic. I’ll have chocolate maybe 2-3 times a month, and the rest of the time I’m quite happy …

Apple Tea Cake Recipe

This is a apple tea cake recipe for Suzi, a friend from work, who told me that she had some apples that needed using up! Suz, the apple pie recipe I posted below is almost no work at all (easy as pie? Wa-ha-ha-ha!), but in case that doesn’t …

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Recipe

This cake is delightful – light, airy, nutty and the cream is lovely and sweet without tasting too rich. It’s starts with a meringue mix, and needs a lot of care so it’s not a cake for a quick night fix but more for an afternoon tea or …

Delicious Lemon Tart Recipe

Whilst I was munching on cookies with my sister, she mentioned that her favourite baked good when was out for coffee with friends was lemon tarts. Here I break from the story to make a note that Melbourne is based on a coffee culture. There are cafes on …

The Best Simple Pancake Recipe

I love pancakes – their light, delicate texture, warm out of the pan drizzled with maple syrup and topped with fresh fruit, they make a completely decadant breakfast. Unfortunately, the only people who eat pancakes/pikelets/crepes in my house are myself and my brother, so I don’t make them …