Bars and Slices, Cookies

Pistachio + Lemon Cookie Bars

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Dialling it back to something more simple this time. But no less delicious. I have a fabulous new book that I’ve been itching to get into – Dolce Italiano. It’s the dessert book from Babbo and…

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Homemade Marzipan

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! This isn’t the prettiest recipe. But it’s useful. And much cheaper than running out to get expensive imported store-bought marzipan when a recipe calls for it. This is one of those back pocket tricks. And it’s…

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Christmas Cake – Part 1

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : up to 3 Hours | Total Time : up to 4 hours | Difficulty : Easier than you think Hello my lovelies! Less than six weeks to Christmas – the greatest of all the holidays! I have a wonderful new book on the way from Book Depository – its called Delicious…

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Fig, Honey + Almond Muesli (Granola)

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy So we’re having a bit of a chocolate detox this week… With the warmer weather (we are pretending it’s not raining today…) I was ready for a change from a hot breakfast but clearly we are staying oat-based because…

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Bars and Slices, Snacks

Pistachio + Apricot Muesli Bars

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 5 Minutes | Total Time : 30 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy If you read this blog regularly you may get the impression that I spend 97.3% of my waking hours snacking. While this is not quite the case, I am a big fan of the snack. In particular I am…

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Cookies, Sweets

Vanilla, Dark Chocolate + Pistachio Meringues

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 2 Hours | Total Time : 2 1/2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Sorry for the late post today – we just got back from Melbourne in the middle of the night so I’m playing catch up! I came home with a much heavier suitcase and a much…

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Apricot Ginger + Chocolate Bliss Balls

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : None! | Total Time : 20 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy Totally unsurprisingly I am pretty big on snacks! As we all know, it’s really easy for it to get out of hand. I find that I eat much better during the week because I get prepared and I tend to…

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Bars and Slices

Tropical Muesli Squares

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Happy New Year to you all! I hope everyone is looking forward to new challenges and exciting opportunities in the coming year. Sadly we also face the less than exciting prospect of going back to work. When you’re used…

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Cakes, Sweets


 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 24 hours | Difficulty : Moderate One of my favourite things about Christmas baking is that there are so many wonderful food traditions from around the world to try and share with those you love. Panforte is insanely addictive so it’s best to make it…

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