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 […]

the BEST pikelets

I’m sure you’d all know someone with an old folder in the cupboard above the stove. The type of folder full to the brim with decades old recipes. Granted, they’re probably all so scuffed and torn that you’ll hardly be able to read them. I sometimes find deciphering the handwriting is harder than cooking the […]

mum’s sticky date pudding’s |as featured in the GRAZIHER magazine winter edition 2018

Nothing says ‘winter’ or ‘dinner party’ like a sticky date pudding does. For as long as I can remember Mum’s been making sticky date puds. She’s always made them as individual puddings in muffin tins and served them warm with butterscotch sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream, topped off with a fresh strawb. […]

nigella’s victoria sponge cake | with strawberry jam + whipped cream

I saw something on Insta today. I saw this clip of master baker, Claire Ptak making the Royal Wedding cake for H + M. (Which brings me to think – why haven’t fashion power house H&M been milking it for the royal wedding)? They probably have. Anyway, the royal wedding cake is reportedly a three […]