Category Archives: Sweet Treats

Almost Raw Raspberry Cream Easter Eggs

I am feeling a little more excited about Easter Sunday after experimenting with this recipe. Truth be told, I am not a big ‘shop bought’ Easter Egg fan, so I enjoyed experimenting with this recipe using some more healthy ingredients … Continue reading

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Searching for Sago

The first time I ate sago was when my eldest children were born.  They were born 4 weeks early (they’re twins, so that’s normal), but they needed to stay in the newborn care centre until they were strong enough to leave.  … Continue reading

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Baked Cinnamon Donuts

I have been eye-ing off the Baked Donut Trays at Big W for sometime…imagining lovely baked delights I could make for lunchboxes to please my kiddies when we return to school.  So while picking up the last of our school … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Caramel Slice

After the excitement of making a dairy free sweetened condensed milk, it dawned on me that while it tasted like a coconut’y sweetened condensed milk, and that it scooped like sweetened condensed milk, I needed to see whether it cooked … Continue reading

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Vanilla Panna Cotta with a Milk Crumb and Berries

Earlier this year I was asked to cater a 40th birthday “dinner party” …for 35 adults.  Yep, no barbecues or spit roasts involved.  *gulp* I hate spending someone else’s money so I made cost and ease of serving the main … Continue reading

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Macaron Mania

About 12 months ago on the wave of all the macaron hype, I decided to see what all the fuss was about.  Actually, to call it a wave is an understatement.  I’d liken it more to a macaron tsunami, with … Continue reading

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This is a lovely slice for afternoon tea or a great dessert when warmed and served with a small dollop of cream.  It’s gooey, oozy and decadent, but a little goes a long way. Carmelitas Base and Top 200g softened … Continue reading

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