fairy meringue kisses | sweet little pink meringues filled with chantilly cream

Charlotte brought home a recipe for these ‘fairy meringue kisses’ from a cookbook she found at school in her classroom. Pause for reaction. Like mother, like daughter some might say. Char fell in love with “pavalova” last Christmas and has always had a soft spot for whipped cream (doesn’t everyone!?) so it’s easy to see […]

homemade ‘splice’ ice blocks | fresh pineapple juice + vanilla bean yoghurt

Everybody had a favourite ice-cream growing up; whether it be a Bubble O’Bill, Cornetto or Calipo. I used to love going to the corner shop for an ice cream after school. For me – it was always a Chocolate Heart if it was for a ‘real special treat’, or a lemonade icy pole on those […]

chocolate buttermilk layer cake | the ultimate birthday cake | a donna hay recipe

I was 10 when the ‘twinnie bubbies’ were born. I can still remember seeing Dad walk through the school playground at little lunch searching for Pete, Elles and I to take us to meet our new little sisters in hospital. We drove the whole way to the ‘San’ with the windows down, honking the horn […]