Cinnamon buns dripping with delicious caramel

Cinnamon buns dripping with delicious caramel

Do you know that it’s National Swedish Cinnamon Bun Day today? Cinnamon Buns. Just saying that evokes all sorts of food imaginings! Cinnamoney, sticky and sweet. Can anyone pass up Cinnamon Buns? I don’t think so. And you shouldn’t deprive yourself....
Caramelized White Chocolate Everyone Will Love

Caramelized White Chocolate Everyone Will Love

White chocolate is polarizing. Either you love it or you hate it. If you love it, you’re usually pretty quiet about it. I mean, what with all the dark chocolate lovers out there proclaiming white chocolate to not be “real” chocolate and all the...
The Original Shoofly Pie Recipe

The Original Shoofly Pie Recipe

For me, up until now one of the mysteries of US cuisine was the Shoofly Pie! Yep, it’s taken me a long time! I remember reading about Shoofly Pie as a child and thought, how good is that pie that you have to keep shooing the flies away. How sweet smelling it...
German Plum Cake – A Baker’s Odyssey #60

German Plum Cake – A Baker’s Odyssey #60

Plums are at the end of the season here in Australia. I noticed there were still a small amount of plums in the stores the other day when I was shopping. Plums are a luscious fruit and there are so many varieties. Earlier this year I came across these gorgeous plums...
Baklava – A Baker’s Odyssey Challenge #59

Baklava – A Baker’s Odyssey Challenge #59

What’s the best baklava you’ve ever had? Was a Greek or Lebanese baklava? Come to think of it – is it baklava or baklawa? A couple of years ago on a visit to Melbourne I had the most delicious baklava ever from a Greek stall at the Queen...