Category Archives: Birthday

Victoria’s 7th Birthday

On the 16th we celebrated my eldest daughter Victoria’s 7th birthday!!!  I know I always say this, but I really cannot believe how fast time flies.  Victoria is turning into a beautiful and thoughtful little girl and I am trying … Continue reading

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Eggless Yogurt Cake

Yogurt cake is one of the very first recipes I have published on my site over 3 years ago.  It has always been one of my favourite cakes: easy to make, delicious and quite healthy (for being a cake) as … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Popcorn

I only recently discovered salted caramel popcorn.  My husband bought a box of them from Costco for the birthday party of one of our daughters and I was quite sceptical about them at first.  But that only lasted till the … Continue reading

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3 YEAR BLOGIVERSARY!

Today we are celebrating my site’s 3rd blogiversary! It feels like yesterday that I started blogging.  I still remember how hard it was to choose a name for the blog.  I wanted something catchy, but easy to remember… and I … Continue reading

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DELIZIA ALL’AMARETTO

If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Google+, chances are you have already seen a picture of this cake.  It was so delicious and it looked so pretty, that I couldn’t resist and gave everyone a sneak peek of it.  … Continue reading

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PROSCIUTTO AND PARMIGIANO REGGIANO GOUGÈRES

I made these Gougères for my daughter’s birthday party and my husband said they were amazing.  I really liked them too and I also liked the fact that they can be made in advance and frozen… I am always on the … Continue reading

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MINI CARROT CUPCAKES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

I always make cupcakes for my kids birthday parties as I love how festive they look and kids always devour them!  As my youngest daughter’s birthday party was all about Miffy (and bunnies), I thought of making carrot cupcakes in … Continue reading

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PIZZA STICKS

These are addictive!  They taste like pizza snacks… I have bought some of the ready made pizza snacks here in Sydney and I must admit that these sticks are even better and, being home-made, you know what you are eating.  … Continue reading

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