Category Archives: Dessert

Treacle tart

I made my first treacle tart for my Potter Picnic Party. I made it because it’s Harry’s favourite. I couldn’t, therefore not have it at my party. But I have to tell you, I was quite sceptical about the whole … Continue reading

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ANZAC cheesecake parfaits

I saw a recipe for an ANZAC cheesecake with caramel sauce pop up in my news feed this week. It was pretty inspiring, and I wondered if I could do my own mini version. This recipe is what I came … Continue reading

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Fig and ricotta tarts

Oh how I love fresh figs. The season before last I made a fig and blue cheese tart. Last season I made fig puddings with honey caramel sauce. One of my favourite things to do with fresh figs is to eat … Continue reading

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Raspberry and almond chia pudding

A dear friend of mine came to visit me after years of not seeing each other. She’s vegan and gluten intolerant so I set about making all sorts of yummy things for us to eat including vegan Breton Galettes. I’d … Continue reading

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Duck egg sponge roll with strawberry cream

My grandparents came to visit me recently. I’d been looking forward to their trip for ages. They came to stay with my Pop’s brother in Sydney, who’s been ill, but had promised to come for a day trip to Canberra … Continue reading

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Black sapote mousse with chilli vanilla toffee

I have been wanting to try black sapote for years. It’s a type of persimmon native to Mexico. I first heard it called chocolate pudding fruit. What’s not to love about that? I nearly had kittens when I saw a … Continue reading

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Grapefruit and ginger tart

I was very happy to be invited to a friends house for dinner this weekend. It’s nice to have a reason to cook a sweet treat. I’ve loads of grapefruits at the moment and decided to make a grapefruit and … Continue reading

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Blood orange pavlova roll

I was very excited when Redbelly Citrus gave me a whole box of their amazing blood oranges. I ducked out and bought some Holbrook Paddock free range eggs especially to make a pavlova roll with blood orange curd. This is … Continue reading

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Autumnal fruit slice

I love it when a plan for leftovers works out this well. We had a great selection of autumn fruit in the bowl needing to be used. There were quinces from Moyston’s wild quince tree; pears from the farm’s orchard; … Continue reading

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Crazy spot cake

I made a very fun cake to celebrate the inaugural Canberra Comedy Festival a few years back. I did it for fun; it was a great opportunity to play with cake designs that I wouldn’t develop otherwise. It matched the … Continue reading

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