Honey & Ginger Custard Pie

This is a rich and scrumptious pie.  This pie is best made the day before to allow for easier cutting. Ingredients 370g ginger nut biscuits 100g unsalted butter, melted and then cooled 175g honey 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste 600ml pouring cream 110g crystallised ginger, chopped 6 egg yolks 3 teaspoons cornflour 55g caster sugar Method Preheat oven to […]

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Autumn Pavlova

Pomegranate is harvested on a significant scale in Western Australia in the towns of Geraldton and Albany as well as in the hills to the East of Perth. Autumn is the time to visit a pomegranate orchard as it is this time of the year the pomegranates are bursting open.  Their seeds are big and ruby red surrounded by a tart juicy red […]

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Yummy Chocolate Mousse

A traditionally French dessert that is deliciously rich in flavour. I like making this dessert as often as I can and although it might not be in vogue the faces of my family and guests brighten up when they see these little pots of chocolate. Who doesn’t like chocolate! Bon Appetit! Ingredients for the Chocolate Mousse 180 grams milk chocolate, chopped […]

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Cream

The beauty of these cupcakes is the combination of chocolate and coffee.  They are a delicious perfection, moist and decadent! Ingredients 200 grams dark chocolate 125 grams butter, chopped in cubes 6 eggs 1 cup caster sugar 2/3 cup plain flour Coffee Cream Ingredients 1 teaspoon instant coffee 1 tablespoon boiling water 1 cup thickened cream […]

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My Danish Strawberries & Marzipan Pastries

It is spring time in Australia and this means it’s strawberry season.  The strawberries come in hot red colours with an intense fragrance.  Their season is short and families are eager to visit the small farms and orchards around Perth where they can have a family picnic and return home with a big box of freshly harvested sweet strawberries. Unfortunately, this […]

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“Cuatro Leches cake”

What makes the Tres Leches Cake, a Latin American and Mexican humble cake, so alluring ????  Well, for Latin Americans and Mexicans this cake is baked at home and the recipe is passed down from one generation to another.  For others it is a moist, sticky and sweet cake that literally melts in your mouth. My passion for new flavours drew me to […]

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Coconut Panna Cotta with Caramelized Pineapple

This dessert is not as easy to make as everybody thinks or tells you.  The end result should be rich, silky and light that will melt in your mouth.  The amount of gelatine is very very important and there should not be any lumps in the mixture. As for the topping, you could use sweet sauces […]

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