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Fall Sugar Cookies

There were all sorts of reasons to make these last week, from a Fall themed bake sale to a Halloween celebration – and what is an event without customised sugar cookies. Although my sugar cookie skills are getting marginally better, … Con...
by my best days ever on Oct 30, 2012

Halloween Sugar Cookies

There were all sorts of reasons to make these last week, from a Fall themed bake sale to a Halloween celebration – and what is an event without customised sugar cookies. Although my sugar cookie skills are getting marginally better, … Con...
by my best days ever on Oct 30, 2012

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

As far as chocolate cookies are concerned, these contenders are a heavyweight – with the chocolate content in one batch weighing in at just under 2 pounds. Despite this, they are not overly dense or fudgy in texture, just perfectly … Cont...
by my best days ever on Oct 23, 2012

Pear & Frangipane Tart

A couple of years ago when we went to Paris, we stayed in a little apartment in the Marais that sat very near to a host of excellent patisseries. Every afternoon, Mr Man would go out and shop for our afternoon treat, and … Continue reading &...
by my best days ever on Oct 13, 2012

Blueberry Jamboree

  I have committed a cardinal sin in the world of blogging and that is to not update my page for ages – and I mean ages. It is not like I have thrown my utensils in the air and left the confines of my … Continue reading →...
by my best days ever on Sep 11, 2012

Fruit Tart

I think fruit tarts are mesmerising. They are the item that catches my eye at every bakery counter, the fruit so perfectly (or in my case, not perfectly) arranged, glistening in glaze and so full of gorgeous colour. They are … Continue reading...
by my best days ever on Aug 10, 2012

Flinders Mixed Berry Muffins

About a year and a half ago, on a rainy day in Flinders (Victoria, Australia), I found myself taking shelter in a local coffee shop. It was on this day I ate the best mixed berry muffins I have ever … Continue reading →...
by my best days ever on Jun 6, 2012

Milk Bar Pistachio Layer Cake

I have been avoiding this cake for a couple of weeks. In fact I purchased the two key ingredients (pistachio paste and pistachio oil) over two months ago and have just been waiting for the inclanation to come – which it … Continue readin...
by my best days ever on Jun 1, 2012

Walnut Cake

I haven’t been around much have I? I feel terrible but I have been busy with the girls and their schools. On top of that I have being making a valiant effort to cook a little healthier and the couple … Continue reading →...
by my best days ever on Apr 12, 2012

Pecan & Butterscotch Cookies

Can I tell you about my day? my very frustrating and almost fruitless day!! Actually, I don’t think I am going to bother you with it because after I spent all morning trying to book the girls into swimming lessons … Continue reading ͛...
by my best days ever on Mar 6, 2012

Strawberry & Vanilla Bean Preserves

It should have been a very outdoorsy weekend – the skies were clear and blue and aside from a Wintery nip in the air it was just beautiful outside. Alas for us it was not the case, Elouise was sick … Continue reading →...
by my best days ever on Feb 20, 2012

Brown Butter Layer Cake with Chocolate Mousse & Hazelnut Buttercream

It is Valentine’s Day and once again it has reminded me how fast time is flying – and you might (or might not) know that we celebrate this occasion as a family which means a nice dinner in. Last year … Continue reading →...
by my best days ever on Feb 15, 2012

St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake

  Here we have another one of those luscious home baked treats that screams good old fashioned 1950′s diner treat. I can just imagine the little children of St Louis, Missouri lining up outside their local bakery with their nickels … Con...
by my best days ever on Feb 8, 2012


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