Boiled chocolate cake

I’ve experimented with various chocolate cake recipes over the years, but it’s this boiled chocolate cake which I keep returning to time and again, thanks to its simplicity and the wonderfully moist cake the recipe produces each time without fail. It also holds a particularly special place in my heart, being the first cake I […]

A spooky Halloween treat: Red velvet cupcakes

For those of you reading this from somewhere in the US or Canada, you might be surprised to know that there was a time not so long ago when Halloween wasn’t celebrated here in Australia.   Imagine that.  A childhood with no Halloween.  No trick or treating, no costumes and no carving jack-o-lanterns.   While it’s […]

Decadent chocolate fondants

  For all my UK friends, if you’re not already in the know, this week is officially National Chocolate Week.   This helpful fact would probably have been more useful had I shared it with you at the beginning of the week, but I’ve been busy moving house, which has kept me out of the […]

Sweet strawberry galettes

I can’t tell you all how excited I am by the abundance of strawberries at the moment here in Sydney.  I love strawberries.  What’s even better is that they actually taste like strawberries.  Real strawberries.  Delicate, sweet and juicy (unlike the ones you pick up in the supermarket during the off seasons). And even better […]

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