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 …

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

One of my earliest and fondest memories of being in the kitchen is of when I was barely tall enough to reach the counter top in the kitchen, and I had to sit on the counter in order to help my mom. She used to bake these wonderful …

Almond Shortbread Cookies With Jam Recipe

When I was a child, I always loved the little jam tarts that you could buy in the cookies section of the supermarket. Small, crumbly with very jammy jam, I could never manage more than 2 or 3 due to the intense sweetness, but I enjoyed every bite. …