The December 2012 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by the talented Marcellina of Marcellina in Cucina. Marcellina challenged us to create our own custom Panettone, a traditional Italian holiday bread!   Yep, you read correctly. That's me! I hosted the...

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Italian Dream holiday in Northern Italy

Do you believe that dreams do come true? Is it possible to turn dreams into reality? I wasn't so sure until just recently when we made the decision to visit Italy. Travelling to Italy from where I live in Australia is a 23 hour flight plus time at airport stopovers....

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Crackers – Daring Bakers July 2012 Challenge

Our July 2012 Daring Bakers’ Host was Dana McFarland and she challenged us to make homemade crackers! Dana showed us some techniques for making crackers and encouraged to use our creativity to make each cracker our own by using ingredients we love.  Have you ever...

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My little kitchen is in the middle of the sugarcane fields of far north Queensland, Australia. I hope to inspire you to cook and bake like an Italian.
Italians cook from the heart and for the love of those we feed.

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