The year in pictures… well most of it!  Sound the trumpets people, because the noughties are officially over soon! Can you believe that it was just a mere 10 years ago that Prince was partying like it was 1999 (and so were we!) and we all thought the world was going to explode with Y2K […]


The December 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was brought to you by Anna of Very Small Anna and Y of Lemonpi. They chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ everywhere to bake and assemble a gingerbread house from scratch. They chose recipes from Good Housekeeping and from The Great Scandinavian Baking Book as the challenge recipes. Ok, before […]


When it’s a dear friend’s birthday, you can be guaranteed of at least one thing – some damn fine company – even if the food and venue was a letdown. Today it was Raspberri Cupcake’s birthday and what better way for five ladies to celebrate than afternoon tea? Sir Stamford’s olde world charm Sydney is […]


Does it seem like I’m cookie obsessed at the moment? I have that annoying personality trait that when I’m getting over a fear of something, I go nuts and slightly obsessive. I didn’t just want to get over my cookie handicap, I wanted to soar over it and crush it into the ground! In face […]


Gooey Chocolate Tortini

December 9, 2009

Chocolate? Tick. A simple and comforting dessert? Tick tick. Warm, runny, ooey, gooey chocolate innards? Tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick! Best of all, this dessert can be made in advanced and left in the fridge, one per night, and all you have to do when a craving hits is to pop […]


Lamb kebabs If there’s one thing I love about food blogging is the socialising and networking. The love of food and eating is a powerful bond between people and with blogging as a common interest, it’s so easy for complete strangers from different countries to get together and it would be like eating with old […]