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Category Archives: Cakes

Ginger Tomato Cake

The very first piece of food trivia I ever learned was that tomatoes are fruit, but why do we limit ourselves to eating tomatoes as savoury food? While I was … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · 34 Comments

Orange Cardamon Cake with Grand Marnier Syrup

Australian food synonymous with Christmas has changed remarkably in a single generation. A self confidence with our cultural identity heavily influenced by both the climate and immigration means we no … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · 27 Comments

Lemon and Rosemary Syrup Cake

Yesterday was one of those days, the sort of day when the safest way to avoid disaster is to shut yourself away and do nothing. I should have heeded the … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 27 Comments

Apple Streusel Cake – Gluten Free

I’ve already told you lots of stories about my Love’s love of apples cooked into pudding, pies and cakes. Last year we even went to the extreme of taste testing different … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 22 Comments

Flourless Chocolate Brownie with Raspberries

Am I alone in harbouring random vivid food memories beginning from early childhood? I have a vast databank of delicious tastes connected to particular places stored deep within. Today I … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 24 Comments

Maggie Beer’s Chocolate Cake with whisky soaked raisins

January is birthday season in our house so we don’t make New Year resolutions that are doomed to failure before a week has passed. Instead we indulge in spoiling our … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 24 Comments

Lemon Sour Cream Cake with Blueberries

The scent and flavour of lemon is universally loved. Lemon is delicious with sugar and delicious with salt but it also has the magical ability of intensifying and enhancing dull … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · 20 Comments