Tagged sweets

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…

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…

Obsessions over Lemon brioche with white truffle filling

Often the term “obsession” or “obsessed” comes with negative connotations because we always imaged the stereotypes place out by Children’s tales and popular television. While some things are dangerous to be obsessed with, in everyday life I think everyone has one thing, which is constantly on their mind. The first thing they consider when making…

Because you are never too old for sprinkles: A confetti cake for my dad.

I hope you all had a great day of festive family time. While the main celebration was Christmas, it was also my dad birthday. Today was special Some may consider it unfortunate due to the pawning off of gifts as double duty presents, but he has never complained of that. Actually to think of it…

Trial and tribulations of truffle making.

You would think that making truffles are a joyful, pleasant experience. The process of making truffles should allow one to indulge in the repetitive activity to calm the senses during this time of year. Unfortunately, my first experience with truffles, did not come with calming feelings but lot of frustration because of these tiny balls…