Monthly Archives: January 2014

Pulling at the heart strings /-/ Triple Choc mousse pocky cake

 I am guessing you have noticed it too. Red velvet recipes on blogs, cute bears holding big ass hearts and heart filled boxes of candy have just landed. There is no question that Valentine’s Day is on the mind of people everywhere. Like most people I think it is a bit early to start with…

Fatal attraction /- /Soft and chewy raspberry, white chocolate and sour cherry cookies

Guess what? Today I have nothing to rant about *shocker*. I am actually quite content with how things are going which is a first for me as I am easily ticked off by the smallest thing.Maybe not completely content…The summer weather in Australia is breeding the worse kind of bug.  For those of you in…

Modelling muddle /-/ How to make a fondant Thomas cake with carriages plus templates

So this is the Second part of festive bakes! Apart from cakes decorated in candies and other baked goods ( see my obsession with putting mini food on cake…), I have been required to do fondant work. Let me make this clear I am not a professional when it comes to fondant; in fact if…

Pigoned Holed /-/ Chunky styled Pork and sage meat balls in sundried tomato sauce

As much as I love to be known as a sweet cake/baking/dessert blog, I do not live off sweets alone. How boring would life be if all that you ate were chocolate croissants, cake and cookies for breakfast , lunch and dinner? Not to mention the sugar rush problems I would get (not complaining about…