Monthly Archives: January 2013

Strawberry tea roses and Valentine’s day Expectations.

Valentine’s Day, the words causes men to sweat while women are dreaming up fantasies for themselves. Most people would now notice the large supermarket and store displays of love hearts, teddy bears and chocolates; all aimed to prove how much you love your partner. Prrfff…. as if. I have never been big on any holiday…

Aussies get patriotic by…. /-/ Mutli layered Milo milk trifle (aka. Milo the Malevolent)

What does you country do to celebrates it national day? In Australia, I think we are happy at the fact Australia day is another reason to take a day off (we love our days off here in Australia). Any holiday in Australia has to have a day off, I think it is the people’s right…

Banoffee bread buns and Questioning use of the word “bread’

I have confession… I really dislike banana bread and muffins. Yes, I know many of you would be cursing Banoffee buns and a confessionmy existence and question how someone could dislike the classic cakey bread. Any quick bread really does not get me going, even the ones that contain my favourite flavour- coffee. Well I…

I am bad at timing… See Salted Toffee choc rods

For you readers in the Northern hemisphere, you are probably in the middle of you winter wonderland. Totally jealous right now, not just because I have a higher than normal body temperature, but mother nature’s kids are playing the thermostat . Right now in Australia, we are in summer. Not just any summer, I think…

The beauty of trial and error, the only way to learn to make apple pie macarons.

Most things in the kitchen require tweaking and testing in order to get it to perfection. Nobody is perfect in life and in the kitchen. I do not think the Australian’s who developed pavlova or the French who developed choux pastry had a clear idea of what their finished product would turn out like. Changing…