make :: blueberry lemon icebox cake

We’ve just had the hottest three days on record in Sydney. Much of the state is in critical weather condition with many towns and areas being evacuated for fear of total devastation by bushfire. Seriously, I don’t know how we’ve been functioning in 47°C heat (117F). This cake was a great distraction; it’s no-bake, soContinue reading “make :: blueberry lemon icebox cake”

banoffee pie | recipe

Broadsheet published Cafe Sopra’s famous banoffee pie recipe which I replicated about a month ago! Ingredients: 2 x 395g cans of sweetened condensed milk 180g unsalted butter, chopped 375g digestive biscuits, halved 600ml thickened cream 2 vanilla beans, seeds scraped out 75g icing sugar, sifted 4 bananas 30g dark chocolate, finely grated Method: Place cans ofContinue reading “banoffee pie | recipe”

sweet as nectar | hummingbird cake

I love to cook but I wouldn’t consider myself as a baker. It’s just too finicky. But the odd occasion arises (usually after an epic Pinning session or for a competition) that I have the urge to bake something beautiful. On Sunday I got my apron on! Warning: the results won’t be like Martha’s picture above! HummingbirdContinue reading “sweet as nectar | hummingbird cake”