Tag Archives: sweets

Hot Cross Buns with Honey Butter

Today’s recipe is not Italian.  In fact, I had never eaten Hot Cross Buns before moving to Australia 8 years ago.  Hot Cross Buns are traditionally eaten for breakfast on Good Friday and they are marked with a cross to … Continue reading

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Creamy Apple Tart

It is autumn down here… and it’s also been quite rainy in the last few weeks.  So, what better way to cheer the family up than baking a cake?  And being autumn, it had to be an apple cake!  I … Continue reading

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Orchid and Matcha Macarons

I know I already have a few macarons recipes on the blog like my Salted Caramel Macarons and my Lavender and Jasmine Macarons, but I haven’t shared a new one in a while.  Today’s flavour combination is yet another winner: orchid … Continue reading

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Sticky Ginger Marmalade Tea Loaf

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal!  I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  It is … Continue reading

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Mille-Feuille

After showing you how to make your own puff pastry, today I will show you one of the hundreds of recipes that you can make with it: Mille-feuille, also known as Vanilla slice or Napoleon.  This is a classic French … Continue reading

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Irish Coffee

As Paddy’s Day is fast approaching, I thought of sharing a classic recipe: Irish coffee.  You know I love my coffee and I generally have espresso (better yet, macchiato), but on a cold winter’s evening, I love to indulge with … Continue reading

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Bomboloni alla Crema

Happy Mardi Gras everyone!  As promised in my last post about Ravioli di Carnevale, I am back with yet another delicious treat that is perfect to make and eat this time of the year: Bomboloni alla Crema – aka Italian … Continue reading

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Ravioli dolci di Carnevale #SundaySupper

This week we are going to have a Fat Sunday celebration for Sunday Supper!  YAY!  As you all know, Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras is on the 4th of March, so we are all sharing decadent or Mardi Gras inspired recipes. This … Continue reading

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