Doughnuts are super popular at the moment, I've seen doughnut wedding cakes and they've made a come back at parties as well. We'll just ignore the fact that they're pretty deadly in the calorie department and try not to have 17 at once. I've come up with some fancy pants doughnut ideas for those brave enough to make their own. By the way, it's definitely worth making your own, the mass produced ones just don't measure up.Read More
I've finally gotten around to writing down the recipe for this cake! Now all of you can have a taste, because it's DELICIOUS. I dreamt up this white chocolate chip cake with caramel filling, white chocolate Swiss buttercream and white chocolate ganache for a friend's baby shower.Read More
Happy Easter! If you haven't already had your fill of sugar, here is a recipe for delicious egg-shaped French shortbread biscuits with royal icing.Read More
I LOVE chocolate freckles! They're one of those childhood treats that you sort of forget about until you see them in a shop and then you just have to have them. You don't even care that they're overpriced.
For Christmas a friend of mine sent over the most amazing plate of Christmas cookies and sprinkled throughout were home-made freckles. Why hadn't I though of making them at home before? They're so simple to make and if you use good quality chocolate they're beyond delicious.Read More
Located in the remnants of an old pie factory from the early 1900’s, The Grounds of Alexandria is an amazing collection of café, market stalls and gardens. On site there is a coffee research and testing facility as well as a café, set in a garden of organic heirloom vegetables. Run by creative entrepreneur Ramsey Choker and coffee guru Jack Hanna, The Grounds ensuring only the best coffee and wholesome home-style dishes are served. If you're planning on going for breakfast on a weekend make sure you're there early to avoid having to line up for a seat. Visit groundsroasters.com for more info.
Here are some photos I took on my phone when we were there :)Read More