Monthly Archives: October 2013

Waffling/-/ Brown butter yeasted waffles

Are you are talkative person? Like the person who seems to be able to spark an engaging conversation on the train with a complete stranger on a Monday morning and end it seamlessly? If you are, jeez I envy you. I am not sure if it was because of higher than normal shyness as a child, or my environment…

Anything but…./-/ Lemon macarons with salted honey and thyme buttercream.

Who hates exams? Or despises test? You would think even after 16 years of formal education I would be used to them by now. Not to mention the outside exams that I had to take when I did tutoring (shudders, bad, bad times). Honestly a test, more than ANYTHING (even being eaten alive by insects…

Harsh realities /-/ Black Olive pesto crusted cheese loaf

For anyone who has been through or (currently going through) secondary education, namely University or collage, there soon comes to point where you become very depressed. Maybe it only happens to art or social science students but in my last year of education; social science has sucked out the life any kind of positive social…

Breaking hearts/-/Red Berry ice cream with Raspberry Coulis

The month of October is different to the other months somehow. During this month we have seem to deem it as that annoying gap in between party season, holiday preparations (Xmas stuff is the supermarkets people!!!!) and in Australia the long deserving break we all need. While the need for October is puzzling, this month…

Cook’s hands, Baker’s arms /-/Spelt banoffee pudding cakes with pancake crumbles.

If you are a baker, a cook or even a mum, I think you can relate to the situation I faced the other day. After a few years of cooking and baking I have developed a fair amount of concealed muscle from hand kneading bread and my hands show the battle scars of sugar craft…