• In North Queensland
  • An Award!

    I was surprised and thrilled to recently receive the Liebster blog award from my friend Anuja at “simple baking”. Anjua didn’t specify rules for this award or it’s meaning so I did a bit of research and this is what I came up with. Liebster is German for dearest, beloved or favorite. From what I […]

  • Desserts and Delicious Sweet things
  • Nigella’s Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

    The most recent addition to my cookbook collection is Nigella Lawson’s “Kitchen”. As I skimmed through it I knew I would be trying out her Churros with chocolate dipping sauce recipe as soon as possible. I liked her recipe because it eggless. Most of the recipes I have seen for churros are basically a choux pastry rich in eggs and […]

  • Cakes and Cupcakes
  • Move over Nigella – New Domestic Goddesses have arrived!

    How does a girl celebrate her 16th birthday? A barbecue with friends? An all girls sleepover? Well, not my daughter! Always one to think of something different, my daughter decided she would like to invite a group of friends to a Masterchef-style challenge to celebrate her recent 16th birthday.  “Sure, honey!” I just wondered how we would manage this one! So, […]