Recipes

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Pandan and Coconut Cream Puff Christmas Tree

by Sharon WeeEvery year during Christmas, my extended family gets together for one big pot luck… we all decide on a dish weeks before hand (so that there are no double ups) and then we bring it on the day. We tend to have lunch and then hang out opening presents and playing games until dinner […] Read more…

Lemon Funfetti Chiffon Cake Recipe

by Sharon WeeMany years ago, Nick bought me a chiffon cake tin which I never got around to using until late last year. I was in Singapore and my mum and I decided to make a chiffon cake. It turned out pretty good (mainly because of the type of flour that was available, you need a good […] Read more…

Lemon Slice

by Chathurika (Chath) GinigeAs a a parent it’s the little moments that make your proud. Watching that little person learn to walk, eat, sleep and master the word no, with a defiance only a two year old can manage. For me, I look for extra moments when I see  a little of myself in the […] Read more…

Lemon Curd and Raspberry Pavlova

by Karen Douglas There has been a friendly, or in some cases not so friendly, rivalry between New Zealand and Australia for many years over who invented the Pavlova (a meringue topped with cream and seasonal fruits).  Although the meringue has been around in Europe since the 1600’s, these two fierce rivals both claim to […] Read more…

Fourth of July Cheesecake

by Chathurika (Chath) Ginige What’s more American than cheesecake, a red, white and blue one at that? It’s going to be over 30 degrees Celsius this fourth of July (that’s in the 90’s for those more comfortable with Fahrenheit) and I’ve been trying to think of a dessert that’s quintessentially American, has lovely summer fruit […] Read more…

Rustic Apple Cake

by Karen Douglas Apples seem to be one of those foods that have had a million myths built up around them. One of my favourites is the story of William Tell. Tell lived in the Swiss town of Altdorf which, at the time, was being subjugated by the Austrians. In order to humiliate the Swiss […] Read more…

Cream Puffs

by Chathurika (Chath) Ginige The last time I was at trivia was quite some time ago, but it happened to coincide with a time in my life when I was working out the kinks in an eclair recipe. As I typically do when working on a recipe I’d read books, websites, magazines and all manner […] Read more…

Anzac Biscuits

by Karen Douglas April 25th marks a day in the Australian and New Zealand calendars that commemorates all those Aussies and Kiwis who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. It was on this day in 1915 that the Australian and NZ Army corps (ANZACS) first fought together, as they landed on […] Read more…

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