Tag Archives: dessert

Recipe: Alfajores

Any big fans of Melting Moments out there? What’s not to like, right? Well meet Alfajores (pronounced al-fa-hor-ez), an Argentinian delicacy that is a little explosion of heaven in your mouth. Imagine silky shortbread biscuits, sandwiched together with rich, creamy, smooth dulce de leche. Sound like something you can get behind? Read on…

Recipe: Bee Sting

Bee Stings remind me of trips to the bakery from my childhood. There would be chocolate eclairs, cream horns, vanilla slice, and the humble Bee Sting. As a child I always went for the most decadent thing in the cabinet, and totally overlooked the Bee Sting, but I’ve recently rediscovered them, and happen to think…

A Hangry Girl’s Guide To Eating Your Way Across Auckland

Kia Ora from New Zealand everyone, where Jarrad and I are spending the next 10 days travelling. We arrived in Auckland yesterday, and spent the afternoon eating our way across the city.

Let Them Eat Cake

I am a lychee fiend. I grew up in tropical North Queensland, where farmers would sell bulging bags of the fruit on the side of the road. For the six weeks or so a year that lychees are in season, I can almost feel callouses forming on my fingers from the amount of lychee skins I peel. I’m…

Rainbow Vegan Cheesecake

Cards on the table… I usually have no time for alternate or imitation foods. It’s the vegan stuff that gets me. I mean, if you want a piece of cake, eat a piece of cake. I struggle with the recipes that use a whole heaps of nuts and matcha this, coconut that and cacao nips…