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Italian Fruit Tart

Do you have indelible food memories, a library of tastes that when encountered, instantly transport you through space and time? I have many. Jam tarts were a commercial cake shop … Continue reading

March 21, 2019 · 27 Comments

Marzipan Cake with Plums

Finding marzipan locally for Christmas baking in 2016 was impossible. I got in early last year and bought a couple of rolls of the almond confection not knowing exactly what … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · 19 Comments

Italian Style Chocolate Milk Pudding

  When I make cakes or desserts it’s to please my sweet toothed husband, a man with an enviable metabolic rate. He makes no excuses for his frequent consumption of … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 · 22 Comments

Champagne Jelly

I love a glass (or two) of bubbles and as a firm believer in the adage that life is too short to drink bad wine, my first preference is top … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 19 Comments

Super Smooth Rockmelon Sorbet

I was just getting into the stride of using my ice cream churn last summer when Melbourne’s weather turned foul. I have no such excuses in Brisbane, it’s been serious … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · 22 Comments

Margaret Fulton’s Excellent Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse had it’s moment of glory in the 1970s.  My preference was always for a small pot of dark dense intense mousse made with bittersweet chocolate, more closely related … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 57 Comments

Apple Walnut Pie

The are many many instances in which the old saying “opposites attract” is true in my marriage. My darling husband has a sweet tooth, a very sweet tooth. I do … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 32 Comments