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...read more
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....read more
Holiday season is the time for sharing and Peta of Peta Eats is sharing a dozen cookies, some classics and some of her own, from all over the world with us. So, after a couple of months break Marcellina in Cucina is back baking with the Daring Bakers in their monthly...read more
Well, doesn't time fly! I hadn't been able to post for various reasons and now before I know it more than a month has gone by. About this time in two weeks my family and I will be ready to board our flight to Italy. I am apprehensive and a little...read more
There are some drawbacks to baking from cookbooks which measure in pounds, ounces and sticks if your country measure in kilograms, grams and millilitres. Sometimes you make mistakes and sometime you get confused. That's what happened to me when I baked this cake but I...read more
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...read more
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.