I was skeptical that the effort wouldn't be worth it. Hindsight is a glorious mistress and I am legit so glad I spent an hour and a half of my life in peak traffic trying to acquire orange blossom water.Read More
I write this post about Japanese inspired cakes with an Indian cookbook open on one side and some Mexican inspired soup on the other from my sofa in Christchurch where my favourite eatery is the Afghan restaurant.Read More
I made these so long ago that I had to re-make them in order to remember what on earth I even put into them. Classic. Luckily I remembered and they were just as good the second time around. If you're partial to the odd banana cake then I recommend giving these a hoon if you're in the mood for something a little bit more spesh.Read More
These were made as part of a dessert for The Supper Club. For those who don't know, Dylan and I often invite silly numbers of people around for dinner and then ply them with food and liquor until they have no choice but to roll home. Often a heavy desert is the last thing anyone wants at the end of one of these things so I opted for something lighter and less sweet than a typical stodgy pud.Read More
First time around these little cakes were an excellent wee case study on the art of perseverance. To summarise I managed to wreck two batches of ganache, accidentally make hazelnut butter as well as accidentally melting my cream up with melted chocolate that was too hot. Too much chocolate had been invested to give up so I kept on keeping on until I ended up with six actually pretty good looking baci cakes.Read More
I went out to dinner with a group of bloggers and ‘instafamous’ people the other night. I felt really old. I’m only 24.Read More
I was thinking. Dangerous I know. Especially for a woman ha.
But after a frustrating time at work, a pep talk from my Dad and discovering the best YouTube channel ever (search Anna Akana), I felt like I had a lot of thoughts that needed to be caught and tied down somewhere.Read More