Cheats chocolate fondant was my first attempt to master desserts in 2012 (as I proudly announced to be my New Years resolution a few moths ago)…
I would hardly label this attempt as mastering. As the recipe title suggests [cheats], if you get it wrong it will still come out right!
Brilliant. I needed something that would boost my confidence, easing me into this accuracy challenge. To put the pressure of this challenge into perspective, here’s a saying my mum would recite to me when I was younger (and she still does occasionally now)….
“scratch-patch, rub-a-dub, near enough, good enough Bernice”
It’s recently come to my attention that I’m quite confident when it comes to savoury cooking, but I have lost my way with the sweet stuff. Back in my Hotel Management days (when I spent a third of my studies in the kitchen, mastering the… Read More
I few weeks ago I was asked by one of the mums at mothers group about cooking with almond meal, and the type of cooking you can do with it. It reminded me of the wonderful biscuit recipe I was given when I was doing… Read More
I defy anyone to pass up a hot apple crumble with custard and ice cream on a cold wintery day (and we’ve had a few of those lately in Melbourne – winds straight from Antarctica!!!). This is my favourite apple crumble recipe, which I cook… Read More
Wouldn’t you love to wake up to these on your rostered-day-off?
I served these up for my husband last week when he was home on a week day. I tried to keep them as healthy as possible – using fruit as the filling, wholemeal flour in the crepes, and natural yoghurt instead of cream/ice-cream as a topping… here’s the recipe:
Spiced apple crepes
This recipe is one of mum’s… and an old favourite of mine. I loved the way that mum would mix it up a bit, when we were little, and change the fruit she would add to the cake. Whilst the recipe suggests apples, sultanas and… Read More