DIY Dulce de Leche

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Last year I posted about receiving 2 jars of delicious Dulce de Leche (or in Portuguese Doce de Leite) from my cousin who had just returned from South America. Unsurprisingly the jars were finished a little too quickly. After some internet research I discovered you can buy the real deal from Mi Casa Fine Foods, or at a store called La Torre, 9 [...]

Apple & Walnut Spiced Loaf with Streusel Topping

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Autumn is settling in to Sydney and bringing with it a delicious array of seasonal fruits, vegetables and nuts. This month’s Sweet Adventure’s Blog Hop focuses on seasonal produce and gave me a chance to develop a recipe with two of my favourite autumn ingredients – apples and walnuts! Naturally I had to add spices [...]

Fashion Cupcakes

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You know when you stumble across something on the internet and think “damn I wish I thought of that”. Well, it happens to me quite often. And when I saw these awesome fashion-inspired cupcakes made by Edsalv Lisa and photographed by Therese Aldgard I knew I had to share. They accurately portray the style of each fashion label through [...]

Bunny Biscuits filled with homemade Dulce de Leche and Nutella

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I hope you’ve all had a wonderful and chocolate-filled Easter break! My addiction to cookie cutters is getting worse and after stumbling upon some bunny shaped ones in a variety store, I KNEW I had to make bunny biscuits for Easter! I wanted to fill them with something delicious and ended up making my own [...]

Taste of Sydney 2013

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Friday night was spent enjoying the delights of Sydney’s top restaurants in Centennial Park at the Taste of Sydney Festival. They used the crown system again (1 crown = $1) and fortunately this year the crowns were stored digitally on a credit card. No fishing around in your purse for tickets! I made a beeline [...]

Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Filling

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This month’s Sweet Adventure’s Blog Hop theme is cocktail party! I have been wanting to try and make a champagne cupcake lately and thought this would be the perfect opportunity. I used champagne (well, Prosecco – I’m not rich!) in the cupcake batter to produce lovely fluffy and light cupcakes, and reduced champagne mixture in the buttercream for [...]