Hot Chocolate Affogato With Peanut Butter Fudge Ice Cream

Have you ever sat down with a tub of a ice cream and a spoon to melt away all your troubles?  I know I have!  Did you know that ice cream has statistically been proven to be the ultimate comfort food (only behind chocolate, of course!)?  Over half of us fabulous Australians, looking for a… 

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Rum & Pecan French Toast With Salted Burnt Honey Sauce

You know what?  I have absolutely nothing to write about today.  How long have I been sitting here, trying to think of something, anything, to go along with this recipe?  I don’t know. This morning we did the usual getting-ready-for-school rush.  It was pouring with rain.  We were late to school, as usual.  Everyone was… 

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KitchenAid Bakeware Review

When I first became interested in baking cakes (let’s say, at least 35 years ago), there was one thing I realized that I absolutely needed.  A stand mixer.  I was using mom’s hand mixer, but as any baker would know, there just isn’t anything like a stand mixer and some jobs (for example, meringues or… 

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Cookie Dough Greek Yoghurt

I’m surprised I’ve gotten through the past few months without having ever posted one of my most favorite ever recipes.  It’s perfect for those sweet cravings, especially cookie dough cravings.

Joined Up With Bloglovin’

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Pardon the silly post, but I have to publish a post with a link to Bloglovin’ in order to “claim my blog”. *eyeroll*


No-Bake Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough Bites

Before I begin, I must apologize for the lack of updates.  As some of you know, my blog’s SEO was hacked and displayed ads for certain medications in Google’s search results.


Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Cupcakes

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Twitter, you’ll know that we have a new (temporary) addition to our family.  We have chosen to raise a Guide Dog puppy for 14 months.


How To: Froth Milk Without Fancy Machines

When it comes to coffee, I’m a snob.  I spend up to 30 minutes every day making coffee in my coffee press and frothy milk in my manual milk frother (I usually have up to 3 coffees per day, and spend about 10 minutes each time preparing it).  I don’t even use water that has… 

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Peanut Butter Spelt Cookies

A funny thing has happened to me recently.  You may have even noticed this, if you’ve been following my blog for some time.


Homemade Mocha Frappuccino

I remember the first time I ever stepped foot inside of a coffee house.  It was Starbucks at Circular Quay, here in Sydney.  Many years ago, my husband and I had arrived early to meet some friends, so he took me into Starbucks while we waited.


Homemade Chocolate Sauce

I’ve discovered a new thing.  Homemade chocolate sauce.  Sure, I grew up dousing my ice cream in Hershey’s syrup, but recently when I was about ready to walk into one of the only shops in Sydney to stock Hershey’s syrup and buy a bottle of it, I stopped.


Strawberry Lychee Sorbet

I’m not going to lie; I have a love/hate relationship with Donna Hay.  I’ve followed her recipes countless times, and more often than not, they end up in disaster.


Watermelon Milkshakes

Throughout the history of cooking, there has been one essential tool in the hand of every chef – the knife.  Without it, we couldn’t cut through meat or vegetables to get them down to the right size for cooking and eating.