Secret Cake Club Perth – Oh My!

Imagine a get together of people who love to bake and also those who love to eat, where you bring along a dish to match the monthly theme and share each others. Then, if there is spare you are encouraged to take a selection home. The city of Perth is far from boring these days and this exchange of delectable foods is called the Secret Cake Club Perth. Last Sunday afternoon, myself ...

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Peanut Butter Cups

Who loves Reece's peanut butter cups? I do! I really do, so much so I had to make them at home. This is a super easy recipe adapted from the New York Cult Recipes cookbook. Thankyou @shopgirlinprint for the recommendation! The peanut butter cups were ready to eat in a couple of minutes after making. 1 tablespoon coconut oil 280g dark chocolate, chopped into very small pieces for melting (I love dark chocolate however you can ...

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Cinnamon crème brûlée

Gifts can introduce you to something new, up until the moment I received a set of Chasseur ramekins and a blowtorch I never knew the taste of a crème brûlée  nor had I even made one at home. Chilled custard, creamy soft in texture and covered in a crispy hard carmelised layer of sugar, THIS is a crème brûlée. Instantly hooked, I have been making this dessert again and again since Christmas! Taking this ...

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Slow Cooked Sausage + Chasseur French Oven Review

When I found this recipe to slow cook sausages I was pleasantly surprise. I have been so used to cooking them on the BBQ (an Australian tradition) it had never occurred to me that I could also slow cook them! Let me tell you slow cooked sausages are amazing, so soft and the delicious flavour. Combine them with mashed potato and it becomes a great winter meal. After this revelation ...

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Gerbeaud Slices

The Gerbeaud slice (Gerbeaud-Szelet) is a Hungarian recipe of thin sweetened yeast dough, apricot preserves, ground walnuts and dark rich chocolate. Sounds divine doesn't it? The recipe was sourced from Rick Rogers' Kaffehaus Book, it is a wonderful addition for any cake lover featuring recipes from the old bohemia country in Europe. The book covers basic batters and doughs, simple cakes, fancy cakes, strudels, sweet yeast breads, dumplings, pancakes and puddings. ...

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Tiramisu in a cup!

Tiramisu was one of the first desserts I made when I moved out of home a few years back. There are many variations of this strong tasting Italian dessert from super easy to difficult. Sometimes if I make a batch of Tiramisu I will have it for breakfast in place of my espresso, not the heathiest of meals I know but I go weak at the thought of dessert. This ...

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La joie de vivre and a French meal at home

The first weekend in a while that we have been able to spend it alone and at home all rugged up near the heater, I was looking forward to a big meal. Earlier that afternoon I opened my Little Paris Kitchen cookbook in search of a new and exciting dish to cook for dinner and bake for dessert. Cider Liqueur A twist to the traditional beef wellingtons I made Cheureuil en croute which ...

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Waffle Iron Review and Recipe

Waffles, they are versatile dessert or snack easily found throughout the world. The difference from country to country can be the recipe and appearance of the waffle, the texture and taste can also vary too. Liege Waffles, Brussels Waffles, Belgium Waffles, Stroopwaffles, Scandinavian Waffles and Hong Kong Waffles are a just a few varieties around the place. In Amsterdam I discovered in a few places the waffles were premade, ready to go ...

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Roast Pumpkin Soup Recipe

During winter in perth pumpkins are so cheap to buy and this simple roast pumpkin soup recipe is just delicious. Butternut Pumpkins are high in Vitamin C and Vitamin A. Vitamin A promotes growth, string bones, healthy skin, hair teeth and gums. It helps aid the removal of age spots. Vitamin C helps decrease blood cholesterol. Ingredients 3 butternut pumpkins 2 table spoons of Olive Oil 40 grams of Butter 2 onions, coarsely cut 3 garlic ...

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