Spicy School Prawns with Kimchi Mayonnaise and Paprika Salt

08.05.2013
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You know what I love just as much as dessert? Seafood. Correction, deep-fried seafood. No wait, DEEP-FRIED ANYTHING! Especially bananas. And chocolate. Yes you heard me, deep-fried chocolate; it’s sinful and explodes in your mouth. Fun times! Seriously though, you can take any ho-hum ingredient, dunk it in hot oil and suddenly it’s magnificent. Not […]

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Postre Chaja “Pavlova”

04.04.2013
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Hi! So just to update you on my life… “I’m totally not dead. Beers for all!” But cheers for the concern. I wish I had a glamorous story to explain my five-week hiatus (a new record oops) but alas it was nothing more than the usual blah blah busy with work blah blah no blog […]

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Chocolate Baileys Mud Cake

28.02.2013
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“Is there anything more comforting and pleasurable than chocolate cake?” It is the universal cure of ills, heartbreak, sugar cravings and (for me at least), boredom. Throughout high school and my twenties, chocolate cake was like my culinary crack. I use to spend my meagre high school savings buying myself a whole mud cake after […]

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Chocolate Profiteroles with Chocolate Passionfruit Pastry Cream

05.02.2013
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Maybe it’s the inconsistent and grossly unseasonal summer weather of late (seriously Sydney, you’re going to force me to pull out my winter woollies in January?!). Or maybe it’s the fact that it’s less than four weeks until autumn, but I’m in a teeny tiny state of panic. I’m not ready to bid farewell to […]

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Chocolate Rice Pudding

01.02.2013
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Recently, I’ve only had one thing on my mind. Comfort. It has been a crappy couple of months on a personal front. So in between some much-needed catch-ups with friends and some (quite expensive) retail therapy, I’ve been happily dunking my face into bowls of this chocolate rice pudding. Amongst many other sugary and salty […]

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Apple Trifle with Calvados and Caramel Apples

16.01.2013
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In a blink of an eye I went from frantic pre-Christmas mayhem to mid-January. Curse you lazy summer days and your leisurely wine-friendly afternoons! In any case, if it’s not too late to say, I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and new year. It’s the summer school holidays now in Oz which means […]

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