Simple Cinnamon Stewed Apple Recipe

In for a day of stormy weather we decided to visit the beach in our wet weather gear for a short walk, I love seeing the storm stir up the ocean. We spotted a guy at the end of the jetty attempting to snap selfies of waves crashing over, on and around him, good thing he was wearing a wet suit! The planned walk didn’t eventuate far though, infact within 10 ...

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Crowd pleasers – Mardi Gras Doughnuts

This post is terribly late! But better late than never, right?  Plus it involves jam doughnuts and definitely worthy of sharing with you all! Last Christmas, we made dessert for both sides of the family. I may have overlooked the commitment of baking from scratch, as we (Derek too) spent almost two days in the kitchen (minus a dishwasher) leading up to what always turns out to be a hectic Christmas every ...

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Dessert at Nobu, Perth

There is certainly more to placing down a bet at the Crown these days – there’s food and more importantly dessert! We arrive at the front desk of Nobu without a booking, however, this causes little concern, there is room for us and we are immediately shown to our seats. Our window side table is near the bar and before the dining room, the view overlooking Crown's exclusive pool area is ...

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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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