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Baked Ricotta with Cherries in a Vanilla Syrup

Baked Ricotta with Cherries in a Vanilla Syrup

October 28, 2012 No Comments

Some weeks back I was over the moon to receive a little parcel in the mail. Thanks to my Sister-in-law Jane one of my recipes was published in a cookbook. It might be something little to some but to me it was great. Not only is seeing something you have written and are passionate about […]



February 7, 2011 5 Comments

This post contains recipes for ‘Lamb skewers with lemon couscous and herbed yoghurt’ and ‘Lamington Ice cream sandwich’ What is the ‘blogging’ etiquette? It is wrong to blog about a day that was 2 weeks ago? I have lots of posts that I would love to complete that are for past events but time does […]

Christmas pudding trifle

Christmas pudding trifle

January 26, 2011 4 Comments

Sorry for my month absence – Lets just say I was having a little blog holiday! But here I am back for a year of lots of new and exciting recipes and hopefully some fun adventures too :) So lets get into it……. Do you still have Christmas pudding in the cupboard and don’t want to throw it out or are too […]

A day with Donna Hay

A day with Donna Hay

December 17, 2010 9 Comments

This post contains recipes for Donna Hays ‘Pork and Fennel Meatballs’ and ‘Cheat’s Chocolate Fondant’ Well I don’t mean literally… I wish!!!! hehe. A couple of weeks ago I went to see Donna Hay at the book signing for ‘Fast, Fresh, Simple’. One thing is for sure, Donna Hay has a huge following by food […]

Chocolate Tiramisu Tort

Chocolate Tiramisu Tort

September 9, 2010 2 Comments

Happy belated fathers day to all the daddies out there. We had a lovely day celebrating Mr Foodie Goddess’ second fathers day. My in-laws where also in town so we had an added celebration. So I thought that along with a yummy dinner we could celebrate with a LOVELY cake. I was going to make […]

Tartufo Balls

Tartufo Balls

July 11, 2010 No Comments

These are  rich and very delicious! As you can see there is no recipe yet because I am trying to reproduce a recipe that was taught to my mum by an Italian pastry chef in Rome.. I am getting close but I’ll have to try a few more times to make sure I get it just right **wink, wink, […]

Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Fudge

Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Fudge

July 2, 2010 No Comments

They look great and taste amazing. It is hard to stop at one.. or two… teehee.  I love biting into them, the texture is just wonderful. I love to eat with texture.. it definitely makes it all the more interesting! This is a Nigella Lawson recipe I adapted but am keen to make my own […]

Apple Cake

Apple Cake

July 1, 2010 No Comments

Recently I purchased a book by the wonderful food author Anna Del Conte called ‘Ammaretto, Apple cake and Artichokes’ and as it turns out I was looking for an Apple cake recipe to consume my abundance of apples I have on hand at the moment. So given that the author put apple cake in her […]

Cakes Cakes and MORE CAKES

When I first started my blog in 2010 my aim was to document and learn the regional cooking of...

Chicken Fajitas

Happy New Year to all my beautiful foodie peeps… it has been a while between meals hasn’t it? I...

Baked Ricotta with Cherries in a Vanilla Syrup

Some weeks back I was over the moon to receive a little parcel in the mail. Thanks to my...

Basic Chocolate Cake

Some things just make you bloody happy don’t they? I apologies for using the word bloody but I just...

Lamb Shank Pumpkin Soup

Given that when I woke up this morning the temperature around Melbourne ranged from .7 and 3 degrees and...

Mixed mushroom and mozzarella pasta

Please forgive me but I am yet again going to bring you a recipe by Jamie Oliver. Yes, it...

Brown sugar sponge cake with caramelised pears

I made this cake (as you do) for my birthday a couple of years ago. WOW how amazing it...

La Pastiera (Ricotta and cooked grain cake)

BUONA PASQUA Happy Easter to all, I do hope you had a special time with your loved ones. For...

Salmon and Asparagus Pasta

While looking though my blog recently I realised that I have not done a pasta dish in a long...

Spanish chicken with chorizo and potatoes

I have said this before many a times, I love chicken. Some of my favourite ways to eat it...

Lamb and roasted beetroot spinach salad

Being pregnant always represents a time of food deprivation, food aversions and of course the food cravings. Given that...

My explained absence and cake dedication to my Aunty Tina.

Contained within this post is the recipe for White Chocolate and Raspberry Marquise Cake. Hello blog, how I have...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Squid Risotto

365 challenge installment number 8 – wow where has the time gone. I remember the first month I participated...

Rose vanilla glitter macaron lolipops

If there was a term in the dictionary “macaron obsession” you would find my photo next to it. It...

Murdoch books – 365 Challenge: Macaron with Berries

It will not be a surprise to my regular blog readers or macaron lovers why I chose this dish...

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